Thursday, October 10, 2013

… a little (more) wool

This past year, I have had the pleasure of leading the wool club for one of our local quilt shops, The Quilt Basket (it was chosen as one of AP&Q's top 10 shops this past spring!).

After finishing the 'Tavern House' (top photo) this summer (sorry, my photo is a bit blurry), we decided to make something seasonal this time around, & so we decided we couldn't  resist Bonnie Sullivan's (All Through The Night) 'Seven Snowmen' pattern.

Oh. . . my. . . gosh! How fun this design is! It's like playing with paper-dolls. . . except they are snowmen (& women)! I decided to do mine on a lighter wool background. . . & I'm mixing both of the design options Bonnie gives you together. I'll give you progress reports as we go along. But seriously. . . is that not the cutest wool bunny you've ever seen?!?

After completing a couple of large graphic design projects this past week. . . it felt so good to get to sit & stitch down this center part. And, now that it's all stitched,  I think I'll head into the studio tonight & glue down the next few snow people. . . (honestly, they are that much fun!)

Speaking of Bonnie Sullivan & her cute patterns. . . if you have not seen Bonnie's new 'Bertie's Year Club' that Shabby Fabrics is offering. . . you must check it out. Adorable!
(. . . & I giggle at each month & Bertie's special hats!) Bonnie is so creative & I know this is one that I am going to have to make the time to do!

(By the way. . . Shabby Fabrics still have a couple of the kits for 'Betsy's Closet' left. . . so if you've been thinking about getting a kit. . . this could be your last chance.)

I hope you have a wonderful weekend. . . I'm looking forward to autumn finally arriving!



Vicky said...

That is adorable, Bren! Seriously adorable! Make me want to break out the wool (finally) and get started!

Ginny Worden said...

Brenda, love your version of Tavern House so soft and lovely. Love wool appliqué,it is my favourite version of appliqué.

Carrie P. said...

oh, your wool project is so sweet.