Friday, November 6, 2009

Friday Finish!

Holey granola bars and Dunkin Donuts...It's Friday again!  Wow!  This week went fast!  I think I'm caught up enough to work on some sewing today.  Please?

My Friday Finish is "Snow Cat" for my STUD swap bud-Scootin' Annie.  Forget when I started it...LOL

But, here it is finished.   Well, almost.  I do need to wash it.  I'm not sure how...but some caramel dipping sauce got on the kitty's tummy.  Probably from my knuckle.  LOL  That's what you get for trying to put on the binding while having a fall, appley treat!
Miss Kitty (see her collar is pink!) is 9x10 3/4".  The picture doesn't show it well, but the border is chock full of browns, greens and turquoise in the shape of what I'm deciding to call snowflakes.  This is a December swap, but under the "Anything Goes" category.

I'm so diggin' the binding!  It has the exact same colors in a stripey stripe...but not from the same designer!  How cool is that?

I got out my DMC floss and stitched eyes, mouth, whiskers and tail...the nose was so much fun to draw on and then stitch into being!  Too cute of a pattern I found online Googling paper-foundation-piecing-patterns-FREE.

I used my hex paper templates to fussy cut three, white snowflakes.  I will put the date on the smaller one and a "To" and "From" on the larger ones (in the circle part of the snowflakes).

Your typical me swirling stippling.
I really hope she likes it...'cause if she don't, I may ask for this one back!  LOL

Today is the day I'm making copies for another paper pieced mini quilt.  I've met a super sweet gal over on flickr named Ansje.  We started emailing each other over our quilts and projects and decided to do a non-organized swap on our own for November.  We found we had done a lot of the same projects and liked a lot of the same patterns and colors.
You can see her work and world here

Pop on over to amylouwho's blog by clicking on the Sew and Tell Friday button.  I'm headed there right now to look at how motivated we all were this week and what beautiful things we accomplished!

Have a happy day!


25 comments:

  1. Oh, I love Miss Kitty!!!! So great that you embroidered the detail. I love the snowflake background fabric and your fussy cut hexagons on the back. Great idea to stitch date, to and from on the snowflakes. I am sure she will love it. No chance you are getting it back ;-)))

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  2. So very cute! I don't think you're going to be getting this back!

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  3. Cute quilt! And the binding and back are just perfect!

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  4. Who would send that back? No one, I think! How cute that little snow cat is. Love the info on the back in the hexagons! Congratulations on your finish!

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  5. This is absolutely adorable! Love the idea of putting info on the back. Great creativity!
    Vicki

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  6. I was super mean and clicked on the picture to find the flaws....didn't find any. What is up with that? You got six of those in orangey-yellow??? LOL!! Love it Sis!
    Much hugs!

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  7. Kitty is so cute but the striped binding is the cat's meow! LOL Very kewl idea for the back too with the hexagons. A good finish for this week!

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  8. I must HAVE miss Kitty. I'm in love!!! Great job on both of these. What a great idea to make these littl mini's. Your blog is very entertaining. :)

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  9. oooh! I love this little kitty! the whiskers and tail...and those cute little snowflakes on the back??? wonderful!

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  10. Love, love the kitty quilt...and one of the things I really love is the back - and the snowflakes to use for a label. Great idea!!! I have a soft spot for kitties!!!

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  11. dee this is so cute...my daughter was sitting next to me while i was reading about it and could not stop oohing and aaahing. what a great job. i love it. you make me laugh...caramel on the cat is a riot!

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  12. This is so cute! Love it and thanks for sharing.

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  13. I'll have to agree with Diane, it's just too cute! Very creative and festive.

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  14. Oh that's such a cute snow kitty! I like the hexagons on the back and how they look like snow flakes falling. What a great pattern and free as well.

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  15. Your snow kitty is super cute! Love the snowflakes on the back, too.

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  16. Wow it's so cute Dee! Thanks for the complement on my blog! How lucky that you found such a good binding match from a different designer!

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  17. Aww... your snow kitty is just adorable! Love what you did with the backing, too. So creative! ;o)

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  18. I think this is so cute! I love it!

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  19. Your snow cat is soooo adorable! Love the colors.

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  20. EEEEE!!!! OMG!!! and WOW!!!
    Now I must work Triply to impress you as much as I am impressed by this cute kitty. However, I will not be as impressive with my speed in completing your little treasure. My husband had some unusual days off next week so I can probably get him to give me one.
    Again... EEEEEE!!!! OMG!!! and WOW!!!
    Everyone... be jealous! I am a lucky girl.
    ~ Scootin' Annie

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  21. This is WAY CUTE! I love it Dee! once again, give me all your stippling secrets!
    I was not able to do the sew n tell AGAIN :(
    hopefully this next week, I do have a lot to sew, just need time :)
    hugs!

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  22. Sooo cute! Thanks for sharing!

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  23. This is adorable...if she doesn't want it...I do!! :)

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  24. This is just the right level of cute for me--and I love the hexes on the back. Maybe I'll have to give you my address in case you want to give away an extra! :)

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  25. This is so cute! I want a cute little winter wallhaning! Great, thanks a lot, my to-do list just grew some more!! :)

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