Monday, May 7, 2018

Monday Making

I just returned from a great trip to Switzerland.
:)
Right before leaving, I finally settled on WHAT
to take for HAND WORK.
The. most. important. item. to. pack!

I took along a few of these vintage dresden plates.
I have a whole stack!

After quickly machine basting twice through...
I had JUST what I needed to work on!
I am appliqueing around the outside of petals
and then I will add a center piece.

I also took wool yarn and knitting needles 
for my husband's new beanie.

I finished just in time
for a little alpine horn blowing!


What are YOU making this week???

16 comments:

  1. Whoa!! Switzerland - that sounds amazing!! love your handwork project!

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  2. I love you 1930's Dresden blocks, really pretty.

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  3. What a wonderful destination! Looks as though you had a great time. Welcome home -- and welcome back to Monday Making.

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  4. I loved seeing your pictures of Switzerland. Your plates look pretty too.

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  5. Visiting Switzerland is on my bucket list. The vintage dresdens are wonderful. I also have some vintage fabric. Your post is a reminder that I need to do something with it.

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  6. Isn't it wonderful to have your travel and your sewing, too? I'm sure you got a lot done. Glad you enjoyed. Blow the alpine horn in celebration of quilts!

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  7. Your trip sounds like so much fun. Enjoyed your pictures on instagram.
    I do love a Dresden. Great choice for handwork.

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  8. Love the Dresdens! So pretty.:)

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  9. The plates are so pretty on those backgrounds!!! (And I totally agree: when a trip is coming, I'm immediately planning my handwork!). Also, I was in Switzerland back in the day before our kids were born - it was magical and beautiful. I hope you had a great trip! You and your hubby are so cute.

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  10. Your pretty dresden plates on each of the fabrics really make them pop! They are lovely. How exciting to have enjoyed a holiday in Switzerland. You would've had such a fun time.

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