Scrappy fabric pouch

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Pleased to say that my scrappy fabric pouch looks similar to the one by sew delicious.

I gave this one as a gift to Aurelie for being a wonderful friend and tour guide to us in Paris.

The pouch is a medium size perfect for keeping electronic chords or bits and pieces when packing a suitcase.

I used the pattern from http://sewdelicious.com.au/2013/09/scrappy-fabric-strip-zipper-pouch.html It was a great way to ‘use up’ scraps of fabric. If you’re into sewing I recommend you join this blog.

Here are two more that I’ve made.

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Olivia’s baby quilt

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I made this cheerful square quilt for Rowan and Antonella’s baby girl. It took me a long time to come up with such a simple design. Initially it was going to be all squares and triangles but it looked too busy. It is quilted with loops.

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This is actually the second quilt for baby Olivia. When I made the first quilt unfortunately the colours ran when doing the final wash 😦 To say I was disappointment is an understatement. I think it was because I used fabric made in different places and mixed bold patterned fabric with pale plain fabric.  The first one is now the cats blanket!

Mum’s quilt

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For my mum’s significant birthday I wanted to make her something extra special. So together we picked Japanese fabrics in cream, pink, red and blue. I used a similar design to my own quilt; small squares, big squares and rectangles with two strips of maroon fabric to break it up.