Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Cool Stuff

This is the Sunbonnet Sue Through the Ages I have been doing all year. My manager really wanted to do a Sue quilt as the year's project, but there really wasn't much interest. I have to admit, I wasn't too thrilled myself, but I committed to doing it. The first row is Norse, the second is Celt, the third is High Gothic, and the fourth is the Six Wives of Henry VIII. I couldn't figure a way to have Anne and Catherine to carry their heads....they just looked like big pillows. But it is done, and I had fun despite myself.... I can't wait to see what others have done.

This is the result of a challenge my general manager set us...how to use a relatively small amount of fabric and make something cool to sell this Ralph Lauren plaid. I thought a bog coat would be perfect, and I think it turned out pretty well. A yard and three quarters, and some terrific closures... And a warm coat later!


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