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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Spring is just around the corner...

First...I have to share a gorgeous image I've pinned on Pinterest
that so many I thought I'd share her here as well ~
The artist: Fra Filippo Fippi (1406-1469)

And if you want to see this beautiful image in a GORGEOUS piece of artwork,
click HERE to see the heart Suzy created!!!

Another precious image that takes my breath away ~

You've just got to see this wonderful sign
my sweet sister-in-law Susan bought for me!!!!
A studio sign!!
Susan is always so thoughtful...and always has been ~
It has a couple of little brushes on either side
but I have some gorgeous bird feathers
I thought I might place over top,
what do you think???

This was a Good Will find about a week ago that I forgot to share with you!
A gorgeous old pin ~
It is so beautiful to me....

So what have I been up to??
Remember that charm pack I bought on my birthday at the quilt shop??
It was gorgeous Moda fabric called Paris Market.
Well, since I don't quilt because I'm just not patient enough...
I thought I'd make 4" x 4" lavender sachets and sell them in pairs,
bundled up with a little seam binding
and of course I had to add a few old buttons!!!

I've only finished three sets for now ~ but there's more to come!!!

They do have a wonderful spring feel, don't you think??
These three little bundles have just been added to my Etsy shop ~

Thank you so much for stopping by see what I'm doing ~
Please know that I treasure each and every comment!!!

Wishing you a beautiful Tuesday my precious friends,
hugs and love,


suziqu's thread works said...

Hello Dear Dawn
Thank you once again so much for showing this most precious image and, of course, you have seen how I have used it in my lace heart!
It would have to be one of my most favourites!
Love your sign, that rhinestone pine and those very pretty little lavender bags. Those Moda fabrics certainly make a harmonious display all lined up together.
Sending hugs,

marie said...

These sachets are simple & lovely. What a wonderful way to use a charm pack. Love them bundled together!

Theresa said...

I LOVE them:) You are a mighty busy lady! Have a blessed day dear Dawn, HUGS!

Karen B. said...

Good morning sweet Dawn,
love your sachets and the broach is just so beautiful!
many hugs and much love
Karen B. ~ Todolwen

Lisa said...

Omg you were right! Those little sachets are beautiful! Your stitches are just perfect. Saturday all the girls were staring at the one you sent me marveling over how perfect they were. '
PS Score on the pin & the portrait of the lady is wonderful.

Vee said...

That's a sweet way to use your fabric. I adore all things Bessie Pease Gutmann or Bessie Pease Gutmannesque...speaking of beautiful images...Bessie has a lovely countenance.

I have a few pins similar to the one you're sharing. They look rather corroded so I'm always wondering what the metal is and I figure that they are some turn of the last century costume jewelry. Do you know much about it?

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Beautiful, Dawn! What gorgeous fabric. I like using different fabrics if I am making more than one of the same thing. It keeps it from getting monotonous.

Lorrie said...

Beautiful fabrics and a great way to use them up.

Little Birdie Blessings said...

I love your sachets. Makes me want to go sew. Thanks for the lovely inspiration as always. ~ Abby

cindy lanier said...

thank you so much for posting the beautiful lady image! i have been searching for it everywhere on your blog and pinterest since suzi posted the gorgeous heart she made with it. i have it saved to my computer now and i can't wait to make something with it! cindy

Dorthe said...

Thankyou my dear friend, for the beautiful image, it is so gorgeous.
And what a bunch of wonderful, and lovely sachets you have made, they looks so beautiful, there in a long row, and buntled up 2 at a time!
The sign from your SIL is wonderful,too, and feathere would look perfect with the beautiful wood.
I love the brooch too ,Dawn such a lovely form!
Tuesday hugs and love, from Dorthe

Maelchen said...

Thank you so much, dear Karen, for the most beautiful images which make my imagination go wild for inspiration! You are so generous! I love the things you do, these lavender sachets are just too cute! Thanks for sharing!
Greets, Manu

marda said...

Your lavender sachets are so pretty.. what wonderful fabric you found. I don't quilt either but I love charm packs. I saw Suzy's creation.. it's beautiful. I'm glad you put the image here for those of us NOT on Pinterest. Thanks Dawn.

Barbara Jean said...

cute sachets. of course!!

and love that first picture. thanks for sharing


PS is that "Facestrument" at the top of your blog something you are endorsing? or just an advertisement put on there? just wondered.


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