Sunday, October 2, 2011

It's Fall Y'all!

There's no more denying it.

This was my Saturday project:

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I used my pattern for the Street Scene pillow.

Here's the trick for fussy cutting.
Make a template frame with an opening the desired size of your finished section. I taped two pieces of card stock together.
Move this around on your fabric until you find a "picture" you like.
fussyframe
Use a disappearing marker to trace along the inside of the template. Remove the template and cut the fabric 1/4" outside the marked lines.

(Center and border fabrics are from the Farmyard collection. Red and green sashings are Wee Woodland stripes.)

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7 comments:

  1. Definitely autumnal. A very happy pillow! (And, can I just say-- wow! you're on a crazy crafty streak right now!)

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  2. Cute Cute. You are so creative!

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  3. I love the quilting on this. It looks amazing!!

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  4. Thank you for sharing the tip about using a template. I'm going to start doing that. It looks like it will be alot easier then trying to eyeball it with a ruler, like I am doing now. You always have the best tips and make my sewing easier! Thanks!

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