Monday, 6 September 2021

Let the People Choose - September

 Hello Stitching Friends,

Today I´m joining Jo of Serendipitous Stitching for the SAL called `Let the People Choose´.

This month´s theme is Sewing, so I delved into my files to see what I could find.  Practically all the embroidery that I do is eventually sewn into something more or less useful, so here I will endeavour to show items with more sewing than embroidery.


This is a quillow - that is a blanket/quilt which folds into itself to become a pillow.  I made it years ago when my youngest grandson was born.


For another grandson, I made a quilt based on the storybook `The Bremen Musicians´.


I copied the fun illustrations by Petra Steinmeyer.




I was inspired by some cute mice from another storybook and after dressing them up a bit, made my sewing machine cover.



A  couple of tote bags, one was gifted to a friend and the other smaller beach tote was claimed by my daughter.




I´ll leave all the table runners and place mats for another day and finish this post with my favourite patchwork cushion.




Bye for now.

Sheryl


18 comments:

  1. I'm intrigued by the idea of a "quillow", and I love the ones you've done!

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  2. What a wonderful variety of projects you've made, Sheryl! I can see why the last pillow is your favorite--such amazing detail in that one, right down to the jewels around the King's neck. Your work is always so special. Hope September is going well so far! ♥

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  4. Your quilting is wonderful! You've made some really fun and vibrant things!

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  5. You have amazing talent ,all your work is so beautiful .
    Always love to see your work .

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  6. So many wonderful works with so many wonderful little details. Wow!

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  7. Oh my, so much glorious applique and patchwork you showcase here, Sheryl! The quillow is adorable and as for the `The Bremen Musicians´ quilt, it is amazing! Love that you used the illustrations of Petra Steinmeyer for your inspiration. I can imagine the fantastical dreams your grandson has/had sleeping under this beautiful quilt. Love the cushion, too. Such fun! The totes, the sewing machine cover......all are fabulous!

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  8. Love the quilts and your sewing machine cover is so cute!

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  9. I made several quillows over the year and loved them all. As always, your projects are lovely works of art, showing that you can do just about everything!

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  10. Thanks for taking part in The People's Choice this month. I love all your projects, especially the Bremen Musicians and the Royal Wedding cushion! Such a funny design and so beautifully made.

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  11. What wonderful sewing projects you have made Sheryl! The quilts are a lot of fun but my favourite is the last cushion too! Hope you're having a lovely weekend! Christine xx

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  12. Dear Sheryl, your grandson's quilts are just amazing, beautiful applique. You make such wonderful things.

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  13. Sheryl, Your talent never ceases to amaze me!! The detail in all of your projects is beyond impressive!!! I cannot believe the detail in the Castle pillow, how you captured the faces alone is just amazing. It is truly a royal treasure!! Love your sewing machine cover and the quilts are so special. I hope they are passed from generation to generation. You are truly a talented artist!!

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  14. Wow, your sewing is amazing! I especially love the Bremen Musicians quilt.

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