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Topic: Pet Applique Dish Towel! Thrills and Frills!  (Read 1735 times)
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« on: June 21, 2013 11:21:39 AM »



A dear friend of mine had 3 things:
1. A birthday
2. A beloved pet
3. A request for a tute on pet silhouette appliques

My response is this dish towel featuring her li'l lady, Lola!



After finding the fabrics for the "cameo" I went to town on the trims.  The yellow rick rack and bias tape are vintage finds, the gingham I made, the pink & gree are from a gift of a big set of rick rack, and the lace was left over from this Halloween costume: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=203393.msg2168339#msg2168339



Here's the whole towel where you can see the rick rack detail on the other hem.



All the trim colors are represented in the flower print of the circle, there are glittery sparkles on the pink of the silhouette.

I took some photos to put together a tutorial; we'll see when I get around to writing it up!
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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2013 11:23:20 AM »

LOVE IT! It is my little Lola in towel form! I love the colors, the subject matter and the fact that you made it for moi! 

Such the best!
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2013 11:26:35 AM »

LOVE IT! It is my little Lola in towel form! I love the colors, the subject matter and the fact that you made it for moi! 

Such the best!

YEY!  I tried to pick colors based on my foggy memories of your kitchen.  I hope that a run through the laundry de-stiffened the towel, too.
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2013 11:36:31 AM »

What a wonderful gift.  So pretty and extra special with the appliqu.
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2013 12:45:56 PM »

oh!  i recognize the grand lady of the house on the towel!  ha ha  such gorgeous colors, too...and loving the vintage trims...what a lovely gift for two lovely ladies! Wink
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2013 12:49:56 PM »

It is lovely!
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2013 02:05:28 PM »

Thanks everyone!  It was really fun to make some a little out of my comfort zone style-wise.
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2013 04:34:10 PM »

I love the colors! All the trim on it looks fantastic  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2013 08:09:28 AM »

Sweet! A nice gift, and exceptionally well done!
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« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2013 09:40:39 AM »

Thanks youse guys!  Annnnnd, it was only 1 day late.  POW!
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