Sew Little Sewing

With the long weekend and ample sunshine my sewing machine was a bit neglected. But I did find a few neat things at the flea market!!  A flowery vintage sheet and a green glass float! 

And yes, that's Sammy's paw in my picture.  She can nearly get up on my desk... growing like a weed and getting so tall.

Happy Hippo Stenciling - you can read more about Happy here.

Crewel Spring Flowers
I have started another flower and am enjoying every stitch!

Star Struck
Star quilt-a-long by Melissa at Happy Quilting.

I finally made my first star last week.  I am using a stack of vintage sheets for the stars and the brown is a mocha flannel.  The combo of soft sheet and flannel is dreamy soft!!  I am so ready to cut and assemble a few more!
Katie Fiber Art
A long neglected project.  I have actually scrapped the past one and started over with a different technique.  Here is a preview of where I am with it, but I am going to write a whole post up to with more details soon!


I am looking froward to getting back to this one, but decided I needed a finish, so this one was put aside. 

Big Blue

Still waiting for one last sashing row to be cut out and attached. 

Still thinking about putting a border on this one as well.

X Marks the Spot

Haven't started quilting this yet. 

I need to clean off my desk and just give this a go!


You Can Sew-a-thon!!

You haven't heard of it??... check it out here or read about our first project (Strawberry Pincushion).
WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

This Week's Work in Progress (WiP) Stats:
Last WiP Wednesday Total: 7
New Projects: 1 (Dog in the Forest)
Finished Projects: 1 (Happy Hippos)
Total WiP's: 8 (finished one, added one -- so same)


Sugar the Golden Retriever said...

Woof! Woof! LOVE your Happy HIPPO! Mom was sewing some stuffs for our show this coming weekend n got lots of extra fabrics ... and got an idea (basically she'll teach herself something new ...) can you recommend a good tutorial for "binding" (doing the border around it ... let us know (send us an email)). Golden Thanks. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Lori E said...

Very cool items. Your needlework will be a treasure for someone. I do hope you "sign" and date your work.

Linz said...

I love that hippo!!! SO cute!

Craftberry Bush said...

Hey Christie,can't believe how fast Sam is growing....I love the embroidery, beautiful.... I also wanted to let you know that my sister in law has a fat quarter fabric giveaway... Busilyspinningmomma.blogspot.com....you might want to enter....she is a fabric genius like you...tell her I said hi, if you choose to drop by! Xo

Teje said...

Hi Christie! I love those glass balls and that fabric is really lovely!
Stars are going to be wonderful and I'm exited to see your Fiber Art!
xxx Teje

My Sweet Prairie said...

LOVE the crewel!! : )

MJ said...

You make me completely dizzy with all your creativity!! I LOVE the happy hippo stencil and of course your quilting. Looking forward to seeing Big Blue and X finished!!!

Jaime Lyn at Crafty Scrappy Happy said...

awhhh I am IN LOVE with your picture with your pups foot that I don't think I even needed to read anymore of your post to know I would love your blog :o) buttt then when I did read on I fell in love! I love that you like all things vintage (so do I) andddd you are super talented! Yayyyy I am so happy you linked up to Crafty Scrappy Happy Thursday because I got to meet you!!!! :o) I can't wait to be inspired!

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