Friday, December 6, 2013

A Finish: Warsaw Mermaid

I have unashamedly blogged about this mermaid pillow for the last three days straight. But I LOVE it that much! I'm so happy how it turned out. The foundation paper piecing pattern is at Sewing Under Rainbow.


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Ginger #1 has not seen the finished pillow yet. She will have to wait until her birthday in January. I cannot wait!


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The quilting looks a bit like thread barf...it's sloppy. I really struggle with quilting. My quilting machine doesn't have a stitch regulator. So, I just go for it and quilt fast, often ending up with thread barf. OK, i like saying thread barf. Practice, practice, practice.


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I do like, however, the quilted heart that landed in the mermaid's hands. I didn't plan that. It just happened. :) The finished pillow is 25-inches.

Linking up: naptimecrafters // crazymomquilts // sewmuchado // freemotionquilting // confessionsofafabricaddict // duringquiettime // skiptomylou // quiltstory // msmidge // blossomheartquilts // freemotionbytheriver // firefliesandjellybeans // amyscreativeside // playcrafts

Happy Stitching,



19 comments:

  1. It's so pretty! In the photos it doesn't look like thread barf but my fear of thread barf is what has kept me from FMQ on a REAL project. I really do need to just take the plunge with it soon!

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  2. Really beautiful! Love the pillow idea.
    Janeen@QuiltArtDesigns.

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  3. I don't care that you've blogged this for three days. I care that you completed this oh-my-goodness-how-did-she-do-that project in three days. It's amazing. And from this angle, I see no thread barf :-)
    E xx

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  4. So cute! Love the tail/border fabric, nice choice.

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  5. What a great pillow! I love her flowing hair-- really well done!

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  6. What a beautiful pillow!! Your quilting looks good to me! Thanks for sharing.
    Freemotion by the River Linky Party Tuesday

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    1. Thank you so much for hosting the linkup!

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  7. Oh but what a beautiful cushion! The fabric choices are just perfect :)

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  8. OH. MY. GOODNESS! She is divine! My daughter adores mermaids…..I may just have to make one of these!!! Thanks for linking up to the blog hop!

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    1. It was so much fun to make. I seriously couldn't stop piecing. Thank you for stopping by.

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  9. Love your pillow design, and I do not think it looks like "thread barf" at all LOL

    Jodi

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