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« on: June 19, 2013 05:18:13 AM »

I love calendars and especially perpetual ones if it's easy to change them every month.  And I also needed a clever way to use up some of the accumulated bitty blocks I had acquired in a Flickr swap.  So I came up with this design- a quilted calendar with paper tags for the days and banners made using 5 bitty blocks that represent each month.  A small quilted circle for the month completes them.  The banners are held on with velcro.  The paper tags sit down in little pockets made with strategically sewn twill tape.  The days of the week are stamped on fabric with a permanent ink. Grid quilting completed it.  I used 2 layers of batting for stability.   




Here's June-


You can click on this link to see a mosaic which has links to each banner individually, if you want to see all 5 blocks in each of the 13 banners.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/paisley3/8533759357/

This was a fun project, took me a couple of months from start to finish, sewed on LOTS of binding!  LOL

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« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2013 07:31:42 AM »

Great project and I love all the fun bright colors. Such a big undertaking. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2013 08:01:21 AM »

That's really cute! What a great idea!
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« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2013 10:08:42 AM »

Gorgeous, and lovely fabric.
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« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2013 04:08:57 PM »

This is awesome! I love the way that the banner fits each month and makes it different rather than just having the name of the month.
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« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2013 11:04:29 AM »

Thank you all very much! Grin  It was a fun and useful project, which is what I like.  I appreciate the comments.
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