Purple Roses in Cowboy Boot

This small quilt is 12.5 in X 15 in.  It is machine appliqued and quilted.  The roses were fussy cut.

Here’s a close up showing some of the boot detail.

Here’s a close up showing some of the fussy cut roses.

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Silk-Yak Scarf — WIP

I started knitting this scarf using left over yarn from other projects.  The two yarns are Lotus (Trendsetter) Tibetan Cloud (the tan color yarn, 100% yak) and Blue Ridge Yarns Silk Shimmer Lace (the blue color, 100% silk).  The pattern is my modification of Symmetry in Silk by Eugen Beugler.  I am pleased with the lovely drape and feel of the scarf. I had to order addition Silk Shimmer Lace yarn.  I hope I don’t have to do the same for the Tibetan Cloud.  Here’s how it’s looking so far.

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American Flag Quilt — WIP

I recently pieced this small wall quilt.  It is machine pieced with appliqued stars.  The flag quilt measures 35.5 in X 23.25 in unquilted.  My sister is going to hand quilt it. 

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Pear Sorbet Shawl Finished

The shawl is finished!  It turned out nicely.  The pattern is Pear Sorbet Shawlette by Marly Bird. The yarn is  Classic Elite Yarns Firefly. Blocked, it measures approx 68 in X 27 in.  Here are a few photos to show it off.

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Houndstooth Quilt in Blues

I recently finished this quilt — child or lap size at 42.5 in X 55.5 in.  It features the houndstooth block.  The quilt is machine pieced and quilted.  It is headed to a friend who lives in Florida.

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Blue Houndstooth Child Quilt — WIP

This work in progress (WIP) is a blue version of the houndstooth quilt I recently did in multiple colors.  A friend asked me to make one in blue.  It is pieced and I am currently working on the quilting.

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Knitted Beach Bag

I knit this beach bag using Jute macramé rope, 3-ply, from Hobby Lobby.  Next time I think I will try 2-ply which should be less stiff and easier to use.  Still it turned out rather well. The pattern is Sea Breeze Bag.  The first photo is taken with my running shoes in the bag to an effort to “stretch” the bag out.

This photo was taken shortly after finishing the bag.

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