Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Dresden Plate Pillows


I finished the Dresden plate pillows last night. Yay!

Complete with invisible zippers, Talon circa 1971, via the thrift store.

I love finding a use for random old notions almost as much as finding a use for random vintage fabric.

Joann had a sale on pillow forms last week, which was timely.

These are going to my daughter. (Honey, if you're reading this, stop by and pick them up!)

I have really enjoyed the Dresden Plate Sew Along over at So Happy! I think this is the end of it for me, though. I have unfinished things to attend to and new ideas in the hopper, but I will still keep tabs on the others working on their Dresden projects with Kristen. There are some amazing things in progress!

I am linking to Sew & Tell Friday at amylouwho. My only other sewing this week has been to let the hem down on a pair of slacks and start hemming a graduation robe for my niece!

17 comments:

  1. Such pretty plates! I am very glad you were able to use your mother's template and made such a beautiful set of pillows. Can't wait to see what your next project will be!

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  2. Gorgeous! Dresden Plate is one of my favorite patterns, and your color selections just sing to me. :-)

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  3. Love these! Lucky daughter. :)

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  4. The pillows turned out great and you have such an amazing story behind your love for Dresden Plates!

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  5. Those turned out so pretty! I just love the colors, and am completely envious of your daughter!! What's your next project?

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  6. Those are gorgeous! If M. doesn't want them, feel free to pop them in the mail to me. :)

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  7. The pillows are absolutely gorgeous. You have a real talent for mixing colors and patterns!! Your daughter is very lucky!
    Jane

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  8. Beautiful. If your daughter doesnt wnat them I'll have them!

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  9. Beautiful--these will be treasured!

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  10. Awesome color combo. Just love how different this block can look depending on the colors and fabric patterns!! Thanks for sharing!!

    Blessings,

    KT

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  11. Awesome, awesome dresden color combo's. LOVE it!! Thanks for sharing. Oh, the hidden zipper was genious!

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  12. My goodness, those are so cute! Very nice combo and lots of petals on the plate.

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  13. You know if she doesn't swing by to get them I will be more than happy to! Love these and the colors you used are perfect :o)

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  14. Oh my, your Dresden plates are to die for!!!!

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  15. Fabulous! I love the green with the purple-who would have thought-its perfect!

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  16. these are such a gorgeous color combination, beautiful finish.

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  17. Oh my, those are gorgeous! My favorite colors, too! :o)

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