Saturday, November 27, 2010


I did it! A batch of goodies went to a local consignment store yesterday under the "Thrift at Home" moniker.

I have been working at blinding speed the past week and a half to produce all this stuff.  I'm putting the pictures here For the Record.

I did enjoy all the work, though, because I love playing with colors and I varied the colors to please myself.

This pale blue (faux) linen was scraps left from the bridesmaids' dresses in my wedding.  Paired with a traditional plaid and ric rac.

I love this color combination so much that it's going to appear again. It's a gorgeous Anna Maria Horner flowered chartreuse, and I backed it with olive green. Topstitched in rust, the color of the rose stems.
Brown scraps from this skirt, striped scraps from the ties on the beach dress, the last of the blue sheet used in the caftan and the comforter.  Topstiched in brilliant blue.  A simple scarf.

A comforter scrap again.  Could be a table runner, but I was thinking scarf.  Machine quilted in various colors.

Apron scraps. Playing with applique.

If you're local and want to know, email me and I will point you to the shop.  For the rest, I put one of the oven towels in the etsy shop, but it was snapped up already. Sometimes I think, wow, this really might work!


Florrie said...

Fantastic......well done you, I'm sure your little business will now go from strenth to the applique.
florrie x

Jennifer Jo said...

Wow. I'm impressed. You have greased fingers, no?

Deanna Beth said...

Very nice. I like the green one and the brown.


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