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Summer Studio, look two

I finished both of the projects I showed you on my first Summer Studio post a few weeks ago, so how about a peek at what I’m working on now?

Fabric for a quilt

I had a very specific quilt project in mind when I bought these fabrics recently, but circumstances may have changed since then.  I’m not sure if I’ll make that quilt anyway, or find something else to do with these.  I need some time to mull it over.  I do love the colors very much…

Hat in progress

I remember the days (less than six months ago) when I lamented the lack of babies in my part of the world.  It had been soooo loooong.  Now I know of three arriving this fall.  What’s in the water??

This is a half-finished hat for one of them.  I can’t wait to give you more details about this when I finish it – the yarn has one really interesting ingredient that I have trouble wrapping my brain around!

Playing with a photo

This is the very beginning of a seed of an idea that I am very excited to explore.  The details kept my brain so active and awake last night, I finally had to put it to sleep with several rounds of Palm solitaire at 2 a. m.   Thank goodness I keep the Palm by the side of the bed, or I’d probably still be lying there, my brain chattering away excitedly about photos, and transfers, and printable fabrics, and pendants, and and and AND!

Those of you who have been sitting around patiently wondering when I’d get back to the polymer stuff, this project just may be the one you’ve been waiting for…

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12 thoughts on “Summer Studio, look two

  1. I’m making a quilt (actually 2 of them) with that fabric too! If you decide you don’t need your fabric, maybe we can work out a trade or purchase. It’s so beautiful that whatever you decide to make will be lovely. Oh, and those hats are sooooper cute.

    Happy summer!

    1. I’m leaning towards keeping the fabric, but if I change my mind, I’ll let you know! 🙂

  2. Love the colors, and am looking forward to seeing what you do with the fabrics. I’m not a quilter, and haven’t sewn for many years… used to weave and make one-of-a-kind wearables a long time ago… The polymer gods stole me away!

    1. That’s funny – I feel like the opposite is happening to me these last few years! The sewing gods are trying to steal me away from polymer. They haven’t completely gotten me yet, though 😀

  3. So what is in the yarn? 🙂 I am a crocheter and love interesting yarn. One of my favorites is a cotton/tencel blend. Tencel is wood pulp. I made a scarf out of a cotton and steel blend. Very interesting to work with, surprisingly soft!
    Shelly

    1. Well, I was trying to build suspense, you know 😀 It’s milk. The yarn is made of milk. I have no idea how they do it, but they do.
      The yarn shop where I work sells a tencel yarn. I remember them discussing it, although I don’t think I’ve touched it myself. I’ll have to look for it next time I’m there!

      1. Oh how cool! I don’t think I have used milk! I will have to look for it! The tencel/cotton one is sooooo soft and a joy to work with!

        1. Well, if you’re ever in the Basking Ridge, NJ area, you can get some at Down Cellar 😀

  4. I think I bought the same fabrics in Munich recently (a few of thise at least like the striped one), are they from Heather Bailey? Great!

    1. Yes, they’re from her new Nicey Jane collection. I like the colors a lot.

  5. I thought the stack of fabric looked like a stack of napkins. 🙂

    1. Ooh, maybe that’s what I should use the fabric for, if the quilt doesn’t happen 🙂

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