Pretty Patchwork Gifts

This is my pretty new book! It is written by the very talented and kind, Helen Philipps. She has a beautiful blog that I love to visit!

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Just looking at the pictures is a treat!

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The front! So many details that just add so much to this wonderful idea of hers. It was a lot of fun choosing out of some of my favorite fabric stash, don’t you just love stash?!

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And the back!

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I really Love this pillow! I did make mine a little smaller but only by the seam allowances. I will be sending this to my mom for her birthday! She will love it, she loves hearts!!

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I made this flower pincushion for my mom, also, I think is adorable. You will have to see Helen’s book to see her other ideas for these little flowers.

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And…….a cute little bird house bunting that is for my precious granddaughter, Norah. It will look so lovely hanging on her bedroom wall above her crib. I made it using Ruby, which happens to be one of Jennie’s favorite fabrics.

I could hardly wait to show you these fun and sweet projects! I am excited to see all these gifts in their new homes, guess I’ll have to make some travel plans!!

If you have never visited Helen’s blog then you are in for a special treat. If you have, then you know what I mean when I say it is bright, and always cheerful!!

Have a wonderful Friday!

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a grandma and mom who loves to sew, quilt, and learn new things.

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  1. Tamie says

    Your mom is definately very blessed to receive such pretty handmade gifts. I was looking at Helen’s book last night at Barnes and Nobles, but settled on “Quilts from the House of Tula Pink”. I am looking forward to seeing more of your projects! XOXO

  2. says

    Everything looks precious! Your stitches are amazing on your pillow. What a treat for your mom, it will be! :o) Helen is just the sweetest isn’t she? Her blog is one of my very favorite! :o) Trish xo
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  3. says

    So much prettiness! I know Nana will love the pillow too, it is just darling. And the Ruby bunting, I may have to steal it from Norah…

  4. says

    Dear Clara This is such a lovely post! Thank you so much for your very sweet words about my book and for the links to me. I absolutely love your version of the hearts and flowers cushion (I loved making this pattern!), and it is always a pleasure to see how others make the projects with their own fabric choices….yours look really delightful. I hope your family love their pretty patchwork gifts!
    Thank you again for the very kind mention,. Wishing you a wonderful week :)
    Helen x
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