Its been a little bit quite here on the blog this week (again – sorry!), but that is because I’ve been sewing rather than blogging 🙂 If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen some pictures of what I’ve been sewing.
Anyway, onto what I want to talk about today…for those of you who don’t know what my Sew Many Books initiative is, have a look over this post 🙂
Here is a button and please feel free to share it if you would like too…
My April Project worked out fantastically and you can read more about it here, if you like 🙂
My project for May has been inspired by this one from my copy of “Patchwork, Please!“*
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Now the project as is was rather large… AND I had never done any foundation piecing before…so instead of the full quilt, I planned to make one of the lovely flowers and turned it into a cushion cover – to add to the one that is already sitting on my couch 🙂
The end product was much larger than I had anticipated! So no I am unsure as to if I want to turn this into a cushion for the couch or if I want to frame it (and the other one I have 1/2 finished) and put them up on a wall in the house? I think they woudl make lovely art pieces 🙂 Anyway, this indecision has lead to the piecing to be completed, but not the final finished product…that will have to wait until I decide what I want 😛
Now…What am I going to make next month?
I have the following books on my book shelf:
Feel free to sew along with me on this project or any project of your choice, oh and you don’t have to make your item exactly as it is in the book to join in – as I have shown you this month – you could make an “inspired by” project too 🙂
I’ll be sharing my finished project on 16th June and I’d love to share some of your projects on my blog too so please join in!
To share your progress and projects:
Please use the tag #SewManyBooks on Instagram or Facebook
Or join the flickr group 🙂
If you decide to share your progress and projects via your blog please post a link to my Facebook page, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment on this blog post as I would love to share your work in my special monthly blog posts.
I look forward to seeing all your projects!