It's Friday, and that means it's time to get our whoop whoop on! Are you ready? I am - it's been an exciting week!
This week, while I was working on this quilt - just a sneak peek now, because it will be the feature of this coming Sunday's Nifty Nines Quilt Along...
... I ended up with 72 "bonus" HSTs to work with! I started playing around with them...
...and ended up with two "negative image" layouts that used up all of the HSTs. Score! Measuring about 14.5" assembled, they were perfect to make two pillow covers - and I had two 14" pillow forms in my stash (which I found when I cleaned up earlier this year!)
So I sewed them together, then used some scrap batting from the stash and did some straight line echo quilting around the design.
I found a print in my stash to make envelope enclosures for the back, and found a darker green fat quarter in the stash and managed to get enough strips from it to bind both pillows.
Look how pretty they turned out! And they look so nice in my husband's chair - he may end up getting to keep them! Here's a shot that shows the backing fabric...
I love it when a plan comes together - two pillows made basically from scraps that would have been thrown away, finished with things from stash - all part of my Sew My Stash 2016 plan!
So - - - can I get a whoop whoop?
And I've got another huge whoop whoop that affects all of you! I wrote potential sponsors for Hands2Help earlier this week, and got a response that I'm really excited about! We have a new sponsor this year - InspiredLED, where I got the LED lights I use on my sewing machine and long arm machine.
And guess what? InspiredLed is donating TEN sets of LED sewing machine light kits as prizes for this year's Hands2Help Challenge!! Whoop whoop whoop!!!! I'm super-excited!!!
And now it's your turn!
What's got you whooping it up this week?
What's making you dance the happy dance?
Share - we want to dance right along with you -
And it's always more fun to dance with friends!
The party will stay open until Sunday midnight -
Hope to see you there!