Wednesday, November 20, 2013

WIP Wednesday

My mind has turned toward Christmas, and it's not Thanksgiving yet. When Accuquilt came out with the clamshell die, I sprung for both the 4-inch and the 8-inch. Since my brain is obsessed with all things Christmasy already, I've been working on some clamshell Christmas pillows.


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I'm not going to lie. I wanted to SCREAM at these cute little 4-inch clamshells! Don't be fooled by their overwhelming cuteness. They are a major PAIN! 


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However, when all is said and done (and quilted), they are worth the seam ripping and cursing. Wait, are they? Yes, I think so. Maybe?


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Also, a friend of mine just had a baby boy. So, it is time to make bibs. Another friend is due any day, and I better make more.

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And finally, I'm having scrappy quilty fun with the Quilty Fun Sew-Along. It's not too late to join over here. It's a great quilt to use all those fabric scraps.

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Happy Stitching,

8 comments:

  1. I love clamshells! Gorgeous!

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  2. very cute clamshells. I've been thinking about trying that shape in epp. sounds like it might be easier than sewing by machine! all's well that looks well in the end?

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    1. I think these would be really wonderful with epp, drinking hot cocoa and watching a movie. That sounds much more relaxing.

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  3. Those clamshells are stunning! I've never been brave enough to attempt anything like that...

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  4. aw those clam shells are cute and unoffensive! You did a beautiful job on them!

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    1. They are unoffensive as long as they are under someone else's presser foot! Thank you!

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