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« on: December 20, 2008 12:14:42 PM »

I love the Emmeline pattern from Sew Liberated so much. All the women in my life will own one within the next year. I love how it fits almost anyone and it is reversible. I started with Christmas presents this year. I made one for my SIL and one for my mom.

The one for my SIL matches the place mats that I also made her for Christmas:
side 1:

side 2:

Close up of fabrics:

The one I made for my mom matches her kitchen exactly. When she moved out onto her own the first thing she did was paint her kitchen yellow. She has always wanted a yellow kitchen, but my dad only liked white walls. To go with her yellow kitchen she has gradually collected this fruit pattern at garage sales only. She doesn't believe in spending full price for anything. When I found the exact pattern at a quilting store nearby I had to get it, the only problem was she was with me. I told her it was for my SIL who also liked fruit patterns, and she fell for it. It doesn't fall into her don't pay full price philosophy, but she technically didn't spend any money on it, I did.

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Side 2:

Close up of fabrics:

Let me know what you think.

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« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2008 12:32:10 PM »

I love love love this apron! I'll definitely be getting that book sometime soon. I like that the aprons match the recipients' kitchens. I leave my apron hanging up on a hook all the time. Thank you so much for sharing. You did an excellent job!

Yay finally done moving!

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« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2008 01:10:44 PM »

Wow, they're lovely.  What a wonderful idea.  I bet your mum will be thrilled with hers  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2008 06:06:12 PM »

Hehe cuteness!
I brought this pattern from sew, mama, sew a few months back but havent attempted it just yet! just gathering the courage to figth my machine one more time *plays eye of the tiger montage*
My moms the same with the whole fruit pattern stuff so i might try to hunt down some of that fabric for her birthday pressie!

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« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2008 08:19:40 PM »

OH I love it! THat is one of the ones I really want to make. You did an awesome job!!!!

Mother to 4 beautiful crazy children that loves to sew, make bows and photography.

« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2008 11:45:18 AM »

Great job. I love this pattern, too.

« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2008 10:33:24 AM »

Those are so sweet! I think this pattern looks just about perfect, I need to put it on my wish list...but it'll have to wait until after Christmas!


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