MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

It continues...

Here are a couple more seam treatments from Block 2 of my current project...




Straight stitches & French Knots or beads were used for both of these treatments.














And, for your usual dose of mumblings, how about these...

- There's a picture tutorial HERE for marking a very interesting cloth bag.

- If you have a little girl in your life, perhaps you'd like to make her a special princess dress from THIS pattern.

- THESE would be fun to make for little ones and, even better, good for stash reduction too!

- There's a really pretty crocheted shawl pattern HERE (and while you're there, be sure to click on the 'Free Patterns' area - there are lots more patterns available!)

Today the quote is from Leo Buscaglia...."Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around"






7 comments:

  1. ok..I've to ask this..how do you manage to find so many nice patterns?
    Love the Augusta shawl and the tulle bottom dress!!

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  2. More beautiful seam treatments Mary Anne. What thread are you using? Is it cotton embroidery floss? It is very pretty! Christine x

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  3. Hello dear friend! Well I have missed reading your blog it's been a long couple of years! So glad to see that you are still here! I had given up on blogging for a while and I hope to go back to it soon! Love seeing your beautiful stitch work. Hope this finds you well. You can follow me on my instagram @myartofhearts or the same name on Facebook. Take care, Tammy

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  4. Lovely seam treatments you are stitching. I love that twisted bag. Very sweet Princess dress.

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  5. Thanks for the tips, cute empire waist dress, just right for a little girl.
    Seam embellishments are lovely, Mary Ann.

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  6. Love the twisted bag, and the shawl. Lovely seam treatments too!
    Barbara x

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  7. Super alphabet letters! Love you seam treatment as always.

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