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Saturday, October 4, 2014

Little accomplishments.....

I needed to say I got something done.
 
So, the embroidery, the bindings and even  hanging sleeves were added to these two little flags that  I started recently. 
 
The pumpkin is done just in time for the season.
 
 
and here's the1776 flag. 
 
 
Then I thought I would pull what I thought was a jelly roll and make the jelly roll challenge quilt, but what I had was this....
 
 
 
I must have received this as a gift and all it says is that it is a Robyn Pandolph line.  Don't know which one.  Each of the strips are 5" x 22" What do you do with that?  So much for the jelly roll challenge...I guess. 
 
We did a little fun thing Friday night.   Downtown Rochester, MI had a "Posed" night.
 
 
They had live mannequins in the store fronts depicting 1950's TV shows.  We were able to recognize most.  There were large crowds and I didn't get to take as many pictures as I would have liked, but here are some of my favorites. See if you can guess before reading the caption. 
 
 
Addam's Family.
 
 
Beverly Hillbillies
 
 
Brady Bunch.
 
There were other windows with I Love Lucy; the Carol Burnett Show (she was wearing the curtains made into a dress); Sonny and Cher; Charlies Angels.  All-in-all, there were 21 windows.  I just can't remember them all. It was a fun night doing something a little different. 
 
I'll end my post with this cute "closed" sign we saw at one of the shops.  Be posting again soon. 
 
 
 

4 comments:

  1. The pumpkin is my favorite. I machine quilted a witch tonight that has pumpkins on it. It is ready for the hand stitching of the binding and I will have a finish too.

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  2. those windows are so fun!! I love live mannequins and the TV theme is a blast.
    Your pumpkin flag is so cute for fall and the patriotic flag is beautiful.

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  3. The pumpkin is so cute! I've lost my sewing mojo for awhile now. Heading for Ruthie's Shipshawana retreat next week, maybe that will give me a boost. Have you considered Ruthie's retreat?

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  4. For the 5'' strips - cut each piece in half lengthwise and join ends together - then you will have your jelly roll strips :)

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