Tuesday, January 18, 2011

projects

it's already a new year!!! can you believe it, so far this year is just flying by.  I spent the first 2 weeks sick.  it was awful, I felt like I was pregnant again (which I'm not).  Even being sick, I managed to still do some sewing.
I made a whole slew of bibs (again).  I just love them, i've had several requests for them, and it's almost as easy to make 1 as it is to make 10.  plus, these are great to have around for a simple baby gift.  I've listed them in my shop.
*bib pattern found here.
 I even used some of my sherbet pips scraps.
 I also made some more potholders, i do love these potholders.  they are big, and cute.  These are also great to have around to give away. tutorial here.
and I made yet another zigzag quilt.  this is exactly like the first one I made.  I received an email asking if I could duplicate this quilt.  I was lucky enough to find all the fabrics...many of them are out of print. I used this tutorial, and LOVE this quilt.  I don't tire of zig zags.  
 Turns out, my first finish of 2011 is a duplicate.  that's okay right?  it's all about the process.
my first one here, and 2nd here.

Oh, and I also ordered a Blythe doll.  I just adore all the cuteness that I see!  I'm also a little scared to admit I bought a doll.  At least I have a daughter to blame it on.

27 comments:

  1. Did you follow or create a pattern/tutorial for your bibs? They are so cute! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. hi madhatcher, the pattern is found here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/jcasa

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  3. I Missed You. Hope you're feeling better. I like to visit your blog because I enjoy seeing how you use bright colors and small fun prints. Also the way you play bright colors up with white. Your projects are striking and fun.

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  4. The potholders are just too adorable.

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  5. Love everything! The zig zag is great - definitely on my to-do-list. I must wait for kids of my own to start buying all of the softies and dolls I want for myself... crossing my fingers for girls...

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  6. These are so gorgeous! You're such a talented quilter. :)

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  7. I wish I needed baby bibs. I want to make baby bibs. I have to make baby bibs! What a fun scrapbuster and quilting playground!

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  8. Everything in this post is just too cute! I'm excited to see what you sew up for your Blythe! Who did you get?

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  9. Those bibs are like a bouquet of flowers! So colorful and pretty!

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  10. Everything you've made is just as pretty as can be, and don't feel a bit bad about buying a doll. I never do, and I'm a lot older than you!

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  11. I think those potholders are awesome!! And so is the zigzag quilt.

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  12. they are all adorable! Your potholders are especially lovely - what sweet little houses. If only I had some babies to make bibs for - mind you, our puppy needs one for the car - she drools terribly from carsickness - I wonder if she'd wear a bib ... :-)

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  13. Love your zigzag quilt and doubly impressed that you made 2 exactly the same!

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  14. I think you're lying, you couldn't possibly have been sick! Feel better and keep stitching, everything looks great!

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  15. Cute quilt. I like the binding it makes the quilt.
    Regena

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  16. The mermaid quilt is so beautiful and your sweet little projects are just so sweet!

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  17. Wow, I just love those ocean-themed fabrics! You use such great color combinations in your work :)

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  18. your work is beautiful, I adore your little bibs :)

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  19. Thanks for sharing where you got your pattern! I ordered it yesterday. I've been wanting to make some bibs after seeing yours...but hate to be a copy cat! Now I don't have to feel bad! I like to support other hard working mamas! So thanks to J Casa too! But I might just have to copy those pot holders...so cute!

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  20. I used your tutorial to make one almost exactly like this. I love the Mendocino line, and I, too, adore zigzags. It's basted but not quilted yet.

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  21. I love looking through your blog! All your patterns/tutorials are wonderful! I was just wondering what fabric you used for the doors on the potholders. Those little girls are adorable!

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  22. these are the cutest potholders and bibs I have ever seen!

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  23. very nice and sweet. looks like it was made by hands, isn't it? or it was?? ...........

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  24. How did you quilt your zigzag quilt together? I'm new to quilting and I love the way it looks. Would I need to take it somewhere to get that quilt design?

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