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Making Issue No. 7 / Pot Holders - Process

18 Jul, 2019

Making Issue No. 7 / Pot Holders - Process

The process of making these pot holders was an experience that filled me with the joy of a little kid. This project felt like play; it was so much fun to pair together fabrics and decide what quilting pattern I wanted to use and allow myself not to take any of it too seriously.
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Making Issue No. 7 / Pot Holders

12 Jul, 2019

Making Issue No. 7 / Pot Holders

I don't know about you, but sometimes I'm in the mood to make something, but I don't want to get involved in a project that'll take several days or more to create. Sometimes I want to be able to make a beautiful item in the span of an afternoon, a simple and enjoyable project like these Pleated Pot Holders by Carolyn Friedlander. 
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Making Issue No. 7 / Emerald Dress - Embroidery

05 Jul, 2019

Making Issue No. 7 / Emerald Dress - Embroidery

I often forget the joy that comes from making stitches by hand. I'm not a frequent hand stitcher, but I think this way of sewing is wonderful and a much more intimate experience. I love the imperfect nature of it, and the uniqueness that's found within those individual stitches. I especially love when they come together to form beautiful things like flowers.
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