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mercredi 14 novembre 2018

A Crazy catchup

I realised yesterday that I had not shared with you the crazy quilting that I recently completed for a competition! Part of the brief was not to publish WIP shots as the winner would show all these shots in an article in Crazy Quilt Quarterly Magazine. Well, I did not win so am going to show my pictures now.
Each entrant received a package of fabrics and embellishments to use in a project to make a needlecase, phonecase or something else but I cant remember what that was now! Anyway - here is the package that I received.

There was a lovely piece of printed botanical fabric and silk in various colours, buttons, beads, ribbons, braids and a few threads. We were expected to use as much as possible from the package and only add up to 10 items from our own stash.
I was totally in love with the botanical fabric and having chosen to make a needlecase I contrived to use as much of it as possible. So here is a shot of my piecing.

 

Now a few shots of my embroidery as it progressed



And the finished needlecase




 
 

This was a fun project to work on but also a challenge to use fabrics and embellishments that I might not have chosen myself.

22 commentaires:

Radka a dit…

It's beautiful Lin! You have done such a nice job :-) I see what you mean about the botanical print fabric, it's really lovely, and quite unusual.
xx

Gail a dit…

Lovely!

Susie H a dit…

What a beautiful needlecase! I can't believe you did not win. Looks like a winner to me. Such detail!

Kim a dit…

Your needlecase, Lin, is a gorgeous piece of textile gorgeousness! All your sweet touches are magical; the sweet embroidery, the little silk flowers, the Fuchsia.....all the sweet little touches. The fabrics you were sent are very pretty. I agree with Susie....your needlecase most certainly is one where you should have run away with the prize.

Jeanette a dit…

Your needlecase is stunning. Love it. Hugs,xx

Sue (this n that) a dit…

Exquisite!
Your work is incredible Lin - I'm in awe at your patience and attention to detail. The embellishments are so beautiful... well done :D)

Kate a dit…

It looks like you had a lot of fun using the materials you received. You did an excellent job tying them all together.

Michelle Ridgway a dit…

I love your needlecase! It's beautiful! I can see why you loved the Botanical fabric. Beautiful stitching Lin xx

Fiona a dit…

oh wow that's so beautiful.... great use of the fabrics.
Hugz

SM S a dit…

Hi Lin wow I love your needlecase if I was the judge I would've picked you as the winner,I love it,well done .

Pamela a dit…

This is gorgeous! Clearly a winner in my eyes.

Rachel a dit…

It's absolutely gorgeous - well done indeed!

Karen a dit…

The botanical print you are using is so very pretty. You have put it to good use with embellishments.

kiwikid a dit…

Beautiful needle case, your stitching is amazing Lin.

Karen a dit…

Beautiful! You have made it with so much beautiful stitching on it.

Bethan a dit…

This is beautiful. I love what you have done with all the material and embellishments you received - I would have been flummoxed x

Ondrea a dit…

Oh my! How clever are you! It looks beautiful.

Raewyn a dit…

What a fun, but challenging, challenge! I love your needlecase - it's beautiful. Clever stitching on the fuschia (and elsewhere!).

Judy a dit…

That's quite lovely! I bet the challenge was a lot of fun, maybe pushing you out of your comfort zone a bit with fabrics/trim that you might not otherwise use. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Sheryl S. a dit…

This is gorgeous, I like all the different stitches you have included and that botanical fabric is indeed pretty

retdairyqueen a dit…

Oh I love this It is gorgeous

marina a dit…

so beautiful Lin, love all the little details you have been inspired to add.
gorgeous