Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Finishes and Starts


The doors where open to let the fresh spring air in today. I spent a good hour soaking up the sunshine collectively with the dogs. All of this ahead of forecasted rain. The soil is thirsty for a drink.  Fine payment for such a beautiful day.


All the baskets complete now I thought a final show was due.


Each one a different size and a little different in design.


Some are deeper than others?


All are equally cute and ready for Easter.


This is where I am headed next. Cute patchwork quilt looking basket. You can find a copy of this pattern here.


I am going more in the muted direction with my pieces cut and ready to sew.


Finding buttons and trim to fill all the spaces is just as fun as designing a dress. 


All this fresh air has tuckered my dogs out. Phog took a long nap in his bead with both of his Pooh
 Bears.
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18 comments:

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

They are all so adorable! What fun to make, too! I need to get back to some fun sewing! Happy Spring! ♥

Mecky said...

Those are so adorable!

Your dog is adorable, too. My dog would have those Poohs shredded to pieces!

Mecky said...

PS, my sister had an Irish Setter who loved his toy hot dog. Not my dog. Anything I ever gave her was chewed and shredded!

Nan said...

I love the way your dogs keep stuffed animals instead of eating up them like mine! That basket looks really really cute!! The ones you have completed too are just darling and I'm sure the recipients will love them.

laurie -magpie ethel said...

magic needle..magic needle! Adorable.

Kathy said...

Your bags are just SWEET! It sounds like you had a lovely day. I think I might have joined phog in that little snooze. He looks pretty cozy.

Stacey@A Sort Of Fairytale said...

they are just so happy and sweet...they turned out wonderful! are the feed sack fabrics vintage or reproduction? if repro, who are they by?

Stacey@A Sort Of Fairytale said...

also, wanted to say that i made my first pair of curtains today with some Lecien fabric! they are nowhere near as cool as your baskets, but it was an accomplishment for me :)
you definitely inspire me to sew!

vintage grey said...

i love all your baskets! they are stunning and so spring! how cute is the coat hanger. you sure have some lovely vintage treasures.
is the beautiful spring illustration with the child and the bird a card or watercolor painting? i love it! :) xo

busymartha said...

Your baskets are awesome, such beautiful material! The Easter basket looks especially sweet, can't wait to see your version. My rag quilt is almost finished, will be posting soon!

delia hornbook said...

aahh those are so lovely i adore your use of fabrics and trims and the pictures on them just finish them of nicely. Very special bags indeed. dee x

Barbara said...

How cute are those - especially on that hook with the bear smiling down at them? Your next project looks adorable, too - and I like your fabric choices already!

ImagiMeri said...

You are sew darn crafty woman! Sorry I missed out on shopping with you, it must be the time difference and the few thousand miles of distance!!! Wish it were otherwise....sigh.

Love ya'
Meri

grammycarolynn (flickr) said...

Oh, Renee, I love every one of your delightful posts! I always love seeing "My Vintage Mending" pop up on my email!
Your baskets are incredibly sweet..
A tisket, a tasket...You have tickled my fancy!
Carolynn

Fran said...

I love your posts--the fabrics, the projects, the colors! But the picture of your dog with his pooh bears made my heart sing! :)

She'sSewPretty said...

Your Easter bags are adorable. I think I might just have to make one of those quilted bags too. So cute!! I love the picture of your dog with his Pooh bears. My dogs would have shredded them by now!

GardenofDaisies said...

What a cute sight! Love the way these look all lined up together. Are these the Easter baskets for your kids this year? I love the blue kitty best of all. And nothing is cuter than a doggie cuddled up with his favorite toys. :-)

Kim K. said...

Your baskets are just delightful, such gorgeous material! I can't wait to see your Easter basket project too. Those pooh bears are ever so sweet tucked in with your sleeping dog.