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, September 19, 2018

Finis!

The latest barn is done!  



SOLD!

Now I'm itching to start another one but I have a couple of other things that I need to do for the 'Crazy Quilt Quarterly' magazine so I will have to change gears a bit.  Never fear, there are more barns just waiting their turn!


- I'm showing you THIS for inspiration and you can find the pattern for the flowers HERE.

- For those of you who like Halloween, how about THIS?

- How about the work of THIS amazing artist!  And THIS one too!

- There are links HERE to some pretty autumn-themed projects.

- If you happen to have some doilies stashed away in a drawer somewhere, maybe one of the ideas found HERE might help you use them.

- There are some really cute ideas HERE for making Christmas decorations from dollar store items.  A few are not so special, but there are others that are really nice (esp. the snowman made from fish bowls - I love that one!).

- THIS is an adorable little sweater for a toddler.

- Sorry about the abundance of Christmas ideas, but when I come across them I have to share because I know they will just get lost.  So....have a look at the tutorial HERE for an adorable snow globe project for your Christmas decor (and it would make amazing gifts too!!!).

- THIS is an interesting bag pattern - but I think I'd like to use it as a sewing supplies caddy rather than as a purse.

Your quote..."Refuse to please others at the expense of your emotional well-being.  Even if it means saying 'no' to people who are used to hearing 'yes'.  






16 comments:

  1. Congratulations, Mary Ann, you're getting really good at this!
    I like the way you did the tree.
    And thanks for the tips, the Blooming Flower crochet pillow is
    amazing.

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  2. Oh well done, Mary Anne! Your autumnal barn does look fabulous. Now, about having a doily or two stored somewhere.....I think I might. =)

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  3. That fence! That sky! Those hills! All so beautiful.

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  4. Not only are you producing fabulous barns, you are getting quicker to complete them. Love the autumn tones. Both large tree and small ones are great.

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  5. You outdid yourself! Gorgeous!

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  6. That looks great. Really love this Autumn one.

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  7. My favorite barn you’ve done so far! I know I say that every time, but this one is really, really gorgeous!!

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  8. Congratulations on a job finished and well done. Great fall and winter ideas!

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  9. Gorgeous Barn set in Autumn foliage and colors. I absolutely love your Barn quilts! So many excellent links...thank you dear. <3

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  10. Your latest finish is just beautiful, Mary Ann. I had to check out that link for using doilies since I've been into making them lately. There are some truly unique ideas there!

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    1. I was thinking of you Becki when I found the link to the doilies - hope you found something you liked!

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  11. Oh WOW, another winner!

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  12. Your latest piece is gorgeous! Congratulations. Lots of neat links too.

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