Sunday, June 15, 2014
Graph Paper QAL: Patchwork Wristlet
This week's small project for the Graph Paper Quilt Along is by the Queen of Patchwork herself, my sweet friend Ayumi. If you're looking for a great last minute gift, her Patchwork Wristlet is a wonderful choice. I always love how clear and detailed Ayumi's tutorials are, and this is no exception. To those of you who struggle with zipper phobia as I once did, here's a great project for getting your feet wet. You'll find all the instructions for making her adorable wristlet right here.
I tried to use a lot of text and low volume prints for this project. It's always so much fun to search for exactly the right piece of fabric to fussy cut. I love the light and airy feel of this little pouch, but I think it would also look amazing done up in a range of solid fabrics. This is why I love sewing. There are always so many creative possibilities!
Remember that I'll have another blog link-up next Monday for you to share your finished wristlets as well as progress on your quilts. I can't tell you how much I've enjoyed working on the small projects for this quilt along (yes, I admit, I've already finished project #3, and I absolutely adore it!). Pulling together my favorite fabrics, the rhythm of nesting the seams together and chain piecing my squares -- it's all been a quiet sort of therapy for me during what's otherwise been a pretty demanding month.
But I'll share more about that in my next post. Until then, happy sewing!
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#3 - and I'm just starting #1!! You are the queen of fabric selection and fussy cutting (did you fussy cut the fabric for the loop as well? I can actually read the text!). I love your pouch! I had a look at Ayumi's tutorial - fabulous as usual!ReplyDelete
What a lovely little project. A wristlet is perfect for being out and about in the summer - it can hold a mobile and some pennies. Thank you Heidi and Ayumi - I'm gonna give this a go.ReplyDelete
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