Do you remember these. . . . . .my freebie Kaffe Fassette fabric treats from the quilt store? They sat on my ironing board for several weeks, haunting me if you will, to get creative. I won' t lie to you. . . . .it was a lot harder than I thought! My difficulties arose not so much from the larger scale and brighter prints as I had anticipated, but rather from the constant desire I had to mix it up a bit by delving into my stash. I'm used to having oodles of fabrics to choose from to get the look I want, so limiting myself to just 12 fat quarters, all from the same designer, was definitely a challenge. Follow along if you will and see what happens. . .
If you give this girl some fabric. . .
. . . she's going to make a Yo-Yo Flower pincushion right off the bat! When she sees the finished product she'll get so excited . . .
. . . she'll just have to make some more. Once she has them all scattered about, the urge to tidy up a bit will soon have her. . .
. . . putting them in piles. Looking at her pincushion piles will inspire her to make a ditty bag to keep them cozy AND remind her of something else that comes in a ditty. . .
. . . a Pick-a-Lily pincushion friend! So. . .
. . . with some dabs of paint and many tiny stitches Lily Francis is welcomed. Meeting a dear new friend will bring to mind another such sweetheart . . .
. . . Miss Lily Rose! The sight of Lily Rose's floral prints and soft color palette will make this girl smile. Her fingers will itch to roam through the fabrics in her stash. When she finally lets them . . .