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61  Pastel Plaid table topper quilt from charm packs in Quilting: Completed Projects by Eowynt on: September 30, 2008 11:07:52 AM
I really love those charm packs Moda and other companies are selling these days.  It is almost an addiction!  This is one of the first quilts I've made from charm packs. The fabrics look like either men's shirtings or boxers.  Either way, I love them. Hope you enjoy. . .

close up:

Comments welcome.

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62  Log cabin quilt for Fall in Quilting: Completed Projects by Eowynt on: September 23, 2008 11:02:57 AM
I love all the great log cabin quilts people have been doing.  I thought I'd share my own take on this with my fall table topper. 

Close up:

As you can see, this is a free form log cabin.  I just used up scraps I had from other quilts, so each strip is a different size (and some are angled).  A lot of the scraps came from a quilt I posted awhile ago:

Keep making and posting those great log cabins.

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63  Scrappy tree quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by Eowynt on: August 25, 2008 12:13:46 PM
I made this little quilt during the last Olympics (Athens) as I was glued to the set.  Watching Misty and Kerry (spelling) win volleyball gold again, reminded me of all the quilts I have worked on during past olympics.  Just thought I'd share this one with you. . .

. . . and yes that is a fake spider on the top of the quilt.  I think spiders are works of art (but I don't care for cobwebs - they fell icky and sticky when you touch them.

Comments welcome. . .
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64  Half square triangle quilts. in Quilting: Completed Projects by Eowynt on: July 06, 2008 03:05:42 PM
Athenamat posted a great tutorial on making half-square triangle blocks [see: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=255259.0] which reminded me of a series of quilts I made from half-square triangles I got in a series of swaps. I made at least 8   quilts using these blocks, and I thought you might like a peak at some of them.  These quilts pre-date digital photography, so I don not have pictures of all them (but I still have the quilts).

Here they are (I hope you like them):

I have at least 4 more of these, so I can post those (if you are interested) once I dig them up. . .

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65  What do you do when your new jeans are too short? in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Eowynt on: June 25, 2008 10:42:24 AM
I bought these really, really comfortable jeans to take on vacation. Loved them. . .  only to discover that they are too short to wear any way but barefoot. . .  I also love long shorts - so I put my two and two together, and made Bermuda shorts.  As for the legs I cut off - I took inspiration from all you crafty Craftsters, and I made me a new purse to use with my new shorts!
Here is the front of the bag, with a small pocket:

It is a small purse, but I still loaded it up for dance class:

The other side of the purse:
](The bears name is Mr. Knightley - for all  you Jane Austen fans)
The insides (when empty) There is a denim pocket you can't see:

. . . and another bear shot:

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66  Spring baskets in Quilting: Completed Projects by Eowynt on: March 23, 2008 02:46:21 PM
It is spring, my favorite time of year, and I finally have a spring quilt for my walls.

It was inspired by a cakestand quilt I saw at a quilt shop in Brea, CA.

My friend, Claire, offered to buy - but I'd feel weird selling a quilt, I doubt I could sell if for anywhere near what it cost to make - besides, I'd miss it terribly.

Hope you like it.
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67  2 Target tea towels = cupcake purse in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Eowynt on: January 27, 2008 07:05:14 AM
I went to Target the other day, and I fell in love with their Valentine's Day home decor items.  I bought a couple of tea towels, and came up with this:

Here is an inside shot:

And the back:

And this is a before shot.  I am really glad I pre-washed the towels because the pink one shrunk a TON:
Oh, a close up of the cupcake:

Thanks for looking - and thanks for all the inspiration!!
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68  Valentine's day sampler quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by Eowynt on: January 22, 2008 05:46:19 PM
Back in the dark ages before the internet, I belonged to an online bulletin board community of quilters on a bulletin board service called Prodigy.  I learned how to quilt through the generous assistance of these ladies from around the USA.  Think of it as Craftster without the pictures!!  Swaps were big then, too.  One of my favorite swaps was of 4" valentine blocks, some of which I turned into the following quilt:

Six of the blocks were from the swap, the rest are mine.
Hope you enjoy - feel free to comment!!
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69  Re: Red and white obsession in Quilting: Completed Projects by Eowynt on: January 06, 2008 09:08:22 AM
Thanks for the comments.  This is a work in progress made from the scraps of the other two quilts.  It still needs a binding and a little more quilting. . .

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70  Red and white obsession in Quilting: Completed Projects by Eowynt on: January 05, 2008 09:31:17 AM
My dental hygienist asked me if  I may have an addictive personality because I get these mini-obsessions. If a fabric addiction is the worst vice I have, I guess I can live with it!!
For awhile I really got into red and white fabric, so I just had to make a quilt, which turned into 2 quilts, and then a third.  Enough with the blather - on with the quilts.  There are probably over 50 different fabrics in the larger two quilts, but I haven't really counted.

I love hearts - they are not just for Valentine's day!

I should quilt the hearts more, but I moved on to another quilt. . .

I call the border "hugs and kisses" because the blocks form x's and o's - I am really proud of them.

This was quilt #2, when one red and white quilt wasn't enough.

A close-up shot.  We quilters like detail.

Thanks for letting me share my obsession - vices don't feel like vices when you share them with someone!!
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