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Saturday, August 21, 2010

Friday Night Sew-In on Saturday morning, Again :-)

Or Update #2 for August 2010 :-)

I crashed at 1 something last night (well, I should say early this morning). Since I am running to Q First in Quilting to get backing for the Zippity Doo Dah finish, I decided to make pillowcases to donate. They donated 3 pillowcases for Dillon's Auction, and I promised myself that I would give them pillowcases for the next need. They keep a supply of pillowcases that customers have donated for needs like Dillon's auction. I'm going to try to take a couple in whenever I shop there.

It's a good almost finish to my Sew-In :-). It was my first time making pillowcases, but certainly will not be my last. I used the Easy Pillowcase Pattern with French Seams found at about.com. Being me, I had to make modifications. I did not have a good accent fabric, so I did not do that on mine. Both fabrics were in my stash. This wipes out the ABC fabric, but I've still got a yard or so of the green print. They are both from the Puppy Dreams line by South Sea Imports.

Folded, wrapped in a ribbon, and ready to go:

While I'm out and about, I'll also be heading to Sandy's to drop off Husky. She's the local Husqavarna store and I like to take Husky there. Plus, she's a couple of blocks from my work, so it will be easy to pick Husky up.

I just need to sew the binding onto a quilt and then I will call this Sew-In complete and head out to do my shopping/errands.

BTW, stay tuned for a surprise! It's coming, it's coming!

~QB29

2 comments:

jillquilts said...

Great job on the sew in results and the pillowcases! Better get that machine of yours in tip top shape!! ;)

Quilterrits said...

My guild is having a program on maintenance of your machine, my poor neglected Pfaff needs some TLC!