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Thursday, August 16, 2012

2 times summer by Françoise Lietaert

I show you 2 wallhangings I made several years ago for summer.





Unfortunately I see they hang sideways and I don't know how to fix that.
They both are patterns by Pat Sloan, except that in the one below I changed the original blackbird and the watermelon (if I remember correctly) for 3 icecreams in the back then favourite tastes of my 3 kids : strawberry, vanilla and pistaccio. They now prefer every kind of chocolate icecream.
I handquilted it (of course) but not a lot : just some basic lines and some outlining. 
I hope you like them. I know I still do. And so does the rest of the family.

When I was just checking them I saw I made the one I altered a bit back in 2007 and I named it 'Who wants some icecream?'
The other one still doesn't have a label! How stupid of me! Pat Sloan called that one 'ma-ma's garden'.

Enjoy whatever you do today!
Françoise

4 comments:

  1. those are cute wall hangings. I think the easiest way to turn those is before you put them on the blog - using blogger is hard for me and I do my writing in windows live writer and all the editing in that. I sometimes forget to label my quilts until several months after they are done.
    Karen

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    1. Thanks for the tip Karen. I just logged onto windows live writer for that very same reason, but I haven't really tried to use it yet, hope I can figure it out.

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  2. I love Pat Sloan's whimisical patterns. I did one called Bluebird of Happiness and it is my favorite out of all the items I have made.

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  3. I love these 2 quilts and love that you incorporated your family in there. Pat Sloan patterns are so much fun to make and there is a free one that she still has on her site that are baskets I want to make. thanks for sharing

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