Sunday, May 11, 2014

Mother's Day Part 2

 I can reveal my presents for my mother. I made these two zip pouches and put kits of matching fabrics to make mini quilts designed by Camille Roskelley. I used a mini charm pack to make each zippered pouch.
 My mom likes to make mini quilts and they are preparing to go on a motor home trip until the end of July, so these small kits will be travel friendly. We spent the day together quilting of course.
I put together my last two Let It Snow blocks and pieced the whole quilt. Now, I have to get the back ready and pin it for hand quilting. We have had rainy, cold weather which makes me want to hand quilt!
 I mentioned to my teenager a couple of months ago that I needed some eye shadow, so she totally spoiled me with this gorgeous palette.
I had a great Mother's Day and I hope you did too!

11 comments:

  1. Just found you from another blog. So much inspiration! I love your patchwork zip bags and your Plus Tote! I downloaded the pattern for the long pincushion -- love that too. I'll be back when I have more time to read back blogs. Thank you! Have a happy week. Florence

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  2. Love the bags you made for your Mum,the mini quilts will be interesting! Let it Snow is looking great...good to hear you were spoilt on Mothers Day!
    xx

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  3. Lovely presents Tanya. Look forward to seeing your Let it Snow quilt.

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  4. The gifts you gave to your Mom are so thoughtful... how perfect they will be for her travels.
    Let It Snow is very cute! Should be fun to hand quilt!

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  5. I love the patchwork bags and just know your Mom was thrilled. The pattern with the umbrellas is cute.

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  6. I wish I had someone to teach me in person how to make those bags.
    I don't do well with reading instructions with pictures or even watching youtube.
    I need hands on.
    I have a whole popcorn tin full of 2 1/4 inch squares and that would be something awesome to make.
    I also have several zippers laying around too.

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  7. Your pouches are adorable, and such a thoughtful gift for your mother. The kits were a great idea, too.

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    1. Oh I too especially like the pouches...so cute!!

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  8. Offering small pouches with a project inside is a great idea! Very inspirational. Thank you!

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  9. Such a great idea to include a little kit in the patchwork pouches! Nice to hear that you and your mom had a wonderful day together.

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  10. What a lovely gift. Thanks for linking up to Inspire Us Thursdays!

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