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.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

As our mothers said....

....waste not, want not.  And in that vein, you might remember my latest barn project and how I wasn't pleased with the grass area that I had originally created.  So....I lobbed it off!  Then I was left with the  part I got rid of.


So.....I made it into postcards!




- HERE's a rather nice scarf pattern that looks easy to do!  And HERE is a really nice masculine one.  And THIS is a pretty shawl pattern.

- Have a peek at the amazing thread work THIS artist creates!

- If you would like to make fabric books ( or already do) Sharon B has started a facebook group and you can find out more HERE.

Today your quote is from an anonymous source...."Surround yourself with people you love being yourself with"

6 comments:

  1. An artist after my own heart!! I wondered what would become of the grassy bits. They look lovely.

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  2. You put that fabric to great use! These are wonderful. :)

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  3. You are the Queen of "Waste not, want not"! As I recall, you were the one who gave me the idea to use an old denim quilt UFO as kennel quilts. So I'm not surprised that your resourceful self found a use for the "grass clippings"!!

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  4. Love those postcards!
    xx, Carol

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  5. The postcards are a Win-Win-Win! I especially love the left and lower ones because now they look like underwater-scapes to me - magic! :)

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  6. ''lobbed it off''....lol. that made me laugh :) definitely waste not want not. I never throw anything away.

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