7.17.2015

Kettle's On! ~ My stop on the Farm Girl Vintage Sew Along




Hello and Happy Friday.    Farm Girl Friday that is : )
I am excited to share my block from the new book by Lori Holt of a Bee in my Bonnet, "Farm Girl Vintage".


The book is fantastic and has 45 adorable quilt blocks and patterns for quilts,
potholders and table toppers.

Each block has a pattern for a 6" or 12" block.
Lori shares her farm girl past with adorable pics of her family
growing up on a farm in Utah.

Check out this fun video from the Fat Quarter Shop for a clever way to bind a potholder using backing fabric [HERE]

I made the Kettle's On! block and chose an aqua, red and pink theme.

The blocks are labeled alphabetically so I used my Alphabitties to mark all the pieces.
I love the way they coordinate with the fabrics : )


I thought My Kettles On block would make a perfect little purse and even had the red handles in my stash!

Be sure to check out the other bloggers and their blocks and projects.  
You can find the schedule [HERE]
If you Instagram, check out the hashtag #FarmGirlFridays for more inspiring creations.

Happy Sewing!
xo
Charise



11 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous. Love the fabrics.

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  2. The block is great! Yet another wonderful pattern you've created. It looks great on the purse. I have to ask, the apron to the left of the block, is that your pattern? Love the color and would really like to know what pattern it's from.

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  3. Oh my gosh! I just love your teakettle purse! It is absolutely adorable! I just started quilting - just because of Lori's book. I am having a wonderful time - even with my mistakes. I'm learning! Thank you for sharing this amazing creation! You inspired me!!!

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  4. Love your Kettles On block! Your fabric choices are perfect!! That purse is amazing, I love it!!! Is it from one of your patterns?❤️👛❤️

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  5. This bag is so pretty! I wondered what you were making with the added on fabric pieces in that first picture. It would have never occurred to me that this could be a bag. Everything about it is lovely. The handles! Just perfect!!! I don't know if you are on IG but I am going to look! sewcute.sewhappy on IG

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  6. Now I know who you are. I bought your Anna blouse pattern and have my eye on the your Gathered Bag pattern! I love the blouse and no I haven't made it yet as I am doing the Farm Girl Vintage and Little Joys and a pillow. I can't wait to make the blouse though. I hope to retire soon so I can sew to my heart's content! Such a joy again to see The Kettle Purse!

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  7. This is absolutely adorable. Well done!

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  8. Your use of this kettle on a little purse is so fantastic! I do love your work, so clever !
    I was so sad to see no comment on this post! so, congratulations from France ! You are a gorgeous crafter!

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  9. I love this idea. Was there any particular pattern you used to create the rest of the bag? Just curious. :) It looks beautiful!!

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