This Weekend

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Block Printing by jenib320
Block Printing, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Winter has definitely set in around here, which is great for crafting! I always seem to be more productive when I'm stuck inside. There is something cozy about sewing when it's snowing out!  This weekend's project was finally trying out block printing! I've had it in the back of my mind (and all the supplies too!), since Christina posted about Block Printing Basics back in 2010.  After seeing the super cute fabrics that Anna recently made, I decided it was finally time for me to try!

Block Printing by jenib320
Block Printing, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
I, of course, had to make something bunny related! I am terrible at drawing, so I based my little bun design off of this awesome silhouette that Norma of Petit Design Co did of George a few years ago! Her's was much more detailed than I needed for this project, so I simply used it for the general shape. This wasn't just going to be bunny fabric, it was going to be GEORGE fabric! I cannot wait to sew with it! I printed mine on linen!

Finished by jenib320
Finished, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
I finished up a quilt this weekend. I am re-in-love with free motion quilting! It's so much more relaxing for me than straight line. Not to mention more forgiving! :)  I hope I can share more of this quilt with you soon!

It's a Hoot by jenib320
It's a Hoot, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
I finally cut into my It's a Hoot by Momo fabric for a new quilt. I'm super excited about it, I love this line!

Happy Mail by jenib320
Happy Mail, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Some happy mail arrived today! Malka Dubrawsky's fabric line for Moda is finally here! I was happy to be able to grab my favorite prints, some more Oval Elements (love!), and Outfoxed from Julie at The Intrepid Thread!

George by jenib320
George, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
George = Puff!

Today I love the..
Smell of: Winter air
Sound of: Harry Potter 3 audiobook
Taste of: Hershey's Hugs
Sight of: New fabrics
Feel of: Snuggling under a quilt

Good Things about Today:
- I MADE GEORGE FABRIC!
- Successful errands
- Snowy quilt photos
- Great mail day

20 comments :

  1. Hee hee, love the George fabric, how fab!

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  2. I love your George fabric!!! I collect bunny fabric. (Well, some would say I collect ALL fabric...)

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  3. George, we love your fabric! xxoo Patty & Bhu

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  4. Yay for George fabric!!

    Please give George cuddles for me xoxo

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  5. I have to say, that I love George. And your stamp work is wonderful.

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  6. Love the George fabric. And I love George, too. He is so cute.

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  7. Too funny, Today I also started to cut up my It's a Hoot jelly roll as I finally picked out which pattern to use for it! Looking forward to see what you do with your stash!

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  8. you have been a busy girl making some awesome projects!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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  9. You're bunny fabric is SO cute! I can't wait to see what you decide to make with them. :)

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  10. so cute, I love that stack of goodies. What quilt are you making with the MOMO?

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  11. Fabric with George on it, what a great idea.
    As always, I just enjoy your blog so much and love seeing a photo of George every time!

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  12. It's about time George was put on fabric :)
    Loving your sneaky little quilty peek in there too!

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  13. your George fabric is awesome! I thought it looked a little familiar :)

    I've been meaning to try block printing too... along with hundreds of other techniques.

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  14. Cute bunny :) I love all your colour choosing posts. Thanks.

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  15. love the bunny fabric! I can't wait to see what you make with it. :) and your quilt peek looks so pretty, yay for winter keeping us inside (sort of) heheh

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  16. The George fabric is cute!! I cannot wait to see how you use it, and I bet there will be more George fabric in the future! Puff George! I got a layer cake of Malka's line that I'm dying to use. I just love the vibrancy of her prints.

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  17. Oh, so cute! Sounds like a great way to spend the weekend. The George fabric is adorable. I can't wait to see what you make with it!
    :) Jessica

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  18. Your fabric looks awesome Jeni - I bought the Prints Charming book quite awhile ago and am defintiely going to try block printing/silk screening my own fabric. You should totally stamp some extra George fabric and sell it - I definitely think people would buy it!

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