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« on: November 18, 2009 07:17:02 AM »

I made this advent calendar using the tutorial that was on the sew mama sew blog by ohfransson.  It was fun, but it was challenging.  My first time doing real applique, and I decided to make this while I was packing up to move!  I blogged about it at http://www.janmade.com.  I didn't get a picture of the back, but I used the Funky Christmas deer fabric from the Michael Miller Funky Christmas collection

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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2009 07:30:00 AM »

ohhhh very pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2009 07:34:08 AM »

Very pretty! Smiley

Those are pockets right? (I haven't looked at the tute link). What are you going to put in them?
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2009 07:37:20 AM »

Very pretty! Smiley

Those are pockets right? (I haven't looked at the tute link). What are you going to put in them?

Yes!  I forgot to mention it, they are all little pockets.  I'm going to probably fill them with candy or other little treats for my niece so she will have something fun to countdown to Christmas!
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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009 08:00:39 AM »

this is GORGEOUS.  I saw this on the sew mama sew blog (well the tut anyway) and I wanted to do it, but I'm lazy.  Good work!
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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2009 09:23:22 AM »

Oooh, very nice and can be enjoyed by everyone who sticks their hands in those pockets. I love it.
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« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2009 09:33:36 AM »

this is GORGEOUS.  I saw this on the sew mama sew blog (well the tut anyway) and I wanted to do it, but I'm lazy.  Good work!

thanks!  I need to start making something other than oh fransson patterns, this is my second one!  I'm going to try to make the time to do a quilt for my dad for xmas, I have the idea in my head...just need to execute!
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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2009 09:34:01 AM »

That's really cool!  I love the fabric, too.  Awesome job.
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« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2009 01:51:47 PM »

That's really cute. And it could be a great holiday tradition for your niece. My Mom made me a felt advent calendar with snap on ornaments when I was about 3 and I still use it each year (I'm now 33!).
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« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2009 06:57:11 PM »

OK, I'm going to look the blog up, and plan on doing this for NEXT year! Great job!
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