Waves, Shades, and Pouches

I finally got my hands on some Architextures text and ledger prints!

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As an Accountant, I absolutely love that ledger print and can’t wait to see how I will use it.

One more row was added to the Wavelength quilt. We’re moving into the green section so it’s really coming to life.

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I made a Cordless Roman Shade for my front room window – which is 1 inch shy of a standard width. It’s an Amy Butler home decor print and is perfect for the room. I found the tutorial here.

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My nieces are in town and I put them behind the sewing machine for their first time. I showed them how to try and keep the line straight with the 1/4 in foot and let them go giving verbal instructions as they moved along. They both made zipper pouches with fabric of their choice. As we know, there is a lot of fabric to choose from.
My oldest niece was inspired by a Mickey Mouse ribbon that we found at a local craft store. So we went with black, yellow, and red to use with it. This pattern came off of Craftsy. It’s the Reversible tote and Zipper pouch free class.

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Her sister chose to go with chevrons and polka dots in an aqua tone and use a different design.

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Both bags turned out so cute! They each did about 75% of the sewing themselves. I’m so proud of them and they both love their pouches. With the weather sitting at ‘feels like 96’, it was a good day for indoor crafting!

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My sewing room will be put back together tomorrow and I have a few more days off to get some sewing done before I need to go back to work.

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13 thoughts on “Waves, Shades, and Pouches

  1. mlwilkie says:

    I also picked up more of the architextures this week. Who can resist 🙂

  2. We must have had one mind for this Sunday Stash!

  3. Nice job with the pouches. I love all the Architexture prints, but that ledger one is fab. Appeals to the paper crafter in me as well.

  4. Cathy says:

    Love the Architexture prints!!! I picked up a few text prints this week but now I feel like I need to track those down too! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Mary says:

    You can’t beat Architexture – I’ve had a FQ bundle for a while and only just cut in to it! thanks for linking up

  6. Yeah, two new sewists! And I love the ledger print : )

  7. Jeifner says:

    Oh man, I love that text and the ledger. But mostly the text. It seems to be the perfect size type. The shade looks good and so do their pouches.

  8. Stacey says:

    The Wavelengths quilt is beautiful – love the colours! The text prints and ledger prints are great, too, I hadn’t seen those before.

  9. Audrey says:

    I really love the Wavelengths quilt pattern, and yours looks great! Also, jealous about the Architextures! 🙂

  10. Michelle says:

    I have the wave length pattern and it’s on my to-do list, but I absolutely love how yours is going!

  11. I love architectures! I don’t have any. lol. But I love it. The ledger has always been a fav of mine too (perhaps its my OCD list making tendencies that make me love it so). And your wavelength quilt is gorgeous!!!!

  12. The Sassy Quilter says:

    How fun! I love those text prints. Can’t wait to see what you do with the ledger, too cool. What a fun thing to make those pouches too. Oh, and the wavelength is awesomeeeee!

  13. Kathy S says:

    Love the Mickey Mouse print on the pouch! That ledger print is awesome. Keep up the great work on the Wavelength quilt. I have that Accuquilt die and don’t know what to do with it yet. This gives me ideas.

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