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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Tea towel challenge - fabric selection

I've decided on my tea towel - I had two to choose from, both vintage, and both ordered on Etsy. I just couldn't help choosing the cute and quirky owls; the Christmas one will have to wait for some other project.


I looked through my stash and I only had one fabric that matched, so I headed off to one of the local quilt shops on Friday to pick some more fabrics. Easier said than done, but I eventually found a selection that I am happy with.


I have no idea what I will do, but I think I will start with a narrow border of orange and I will finish with an orange binding. I am considering replicating an owl or two in applique - I already have 2 favorite owls (are they marching or dancing?).


I'm in the process of packing up my sewing stuff. I've allowed myself 3 plastic storage boxes for projects and 'essentials' like thread and rotary cutters. The rest will be put into storage for the next few months. I just can't decide which machine to keep set up and which to pack up.

Linking up to Sopie's blog - she is hosting the tea towel challenge.

Join me for the Tea Towel Challenge 2014

4 comments:

  1. I WANT to believe those goose-stepping pink owls are DANCING, but either way, this is such a great tea towel design. The colors are amazing and the fabrics that you have collected are great. This is going to be one colorful quilt.

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  2. They're dancing! Love your towel. Have fun!

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  3. This is tough. Im not directing fingertips at you though, I think it is everyone else out there that is not getting notice.


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