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« on: January 24, 2011 06:49:56 AM »

i was inspired by http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=358769.0 by playswithneedles, and thought it would be a perfect gift for a friend's upcoming birthday:


all the fabrics were ones from my stash (trying to use it up slowly but surely...) that went well with her home decor of asian/reds/blacks.  i drafted the pattern on paper and then pieced the fan together:


and then added the center triangle:


i used a black jersey cotton for the batting and backing (to maximize absorbency...)  here are the quilted pieces, ready for binding:


i used 1/2" binding for the edge (tried with 1/4" at first, but it was NOT working, so I ripped it out and switched to 1/2"), and voila the final product:


i made her a set of 4, and hope she likes them!

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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2011 07:16:43 AM »

This is so beautiful.  I hit "this rocks".
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2011 07:46:28 AM »

Ooh gorgeous! 
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« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2011 08:11:10 AM »

I think you did an excellent job!
I bet your friend will be thrilled with her birthday gift.
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« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2011 08:28:49 AM »

lovely project  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2011 08:58:28 AM »

"This (totally) rocks"
I love the idea of the fan and it's really well made!
Makes me want to make a dozen mug rugs of my own =D
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« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2011 10:43:06 AM »

These are great! I love the material and the shape.
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It's so fluffy I'm gonna die!


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« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2011 10:54:11 PM »

I love the colors of these!

I SO gotta get working on my own set of mug rugs!
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« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2011 03:57:01 PM »

These are gorgeous!  What a lucky friend. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2011 05:42:33 AM »

Beautiful! I agree, your friend is very lucky.
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