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    Wild Pillowcases!

    These pillowcases have been in my UFO pile since the end of July! Thank goodness they are finally done. They will be going to a friend of youngest DD. She stayed with them for several days on our getaway and these are a Thank You and also a birthday gift. I also made the little zipper bag to match as DD loves them for all kinds of things--I have lost count on how many I have made her!
    So, yesterday I finished up pressing, signing and pinning my swap blocks and made these pillowcases and zipper bag. My UFO pile is getting smaller!! WoooHooo!!

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    Lola
    :icon_wave: http://s178.photobucket.com/albums/w278/josews_photos/

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    Very cute idea. My dd's would love these too.

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      Originally posted by Lola2Ace View Post
      These pillowcases have been in my UFO pile since the end of July! Thank goodness they are finally done. They will be going to a friend of youngest DD. She stayed with them for several days on our getaway and these are a Thank You and also a birthday gift. I also made the little zipper bag to match as DD loves them for all kinds of things--I have lost count on how many I have made her!
      So, yesterday I finished up pressing, signing and pinning my swap blocks and made these pillowcases and zipper bag. My UFO pile is getting smaller!! WoooHooo!!

      Click to make pic larger


      Lola
      Wow look at you. Can I view the whole album? I want to make sure its ok before I snoop LOL
      your so talented
      One Moment at a time

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        Those are really cool!
        Patti
        "Like" me on Facebook @ Sweet Cherry Quilting to help spread the love of all things crafty and quilted!

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          Thank You so much all!
          I get so much inspiration from all of you!
          Laura, you don't have to ask, look through my album and it wouldn't be snooping either. I don't see it as talent, but I do love making things. If they make DD's and their friends happy, that makes it much more fun!
          Lola
          :icon_wave: http://s178.photobucket.com/albums/w278/josews_photos/

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            Originally posted by Lola2Ace View Post
            These pillowcases have been in my UFO pile since the end of July! Thank goodness they are finally done. They will be going to a friend of youngest DD. She stayed with them for several days on our getaway and these are a Thank You and also a birthday gift. I also made the
            Lola
            Amazing. Now I have got another thing to make the kids!!! Do you have any instruction or just general "how to" to make them? My GD's would love the zebra print ones. I think I would like to make them for them for Easter (I do non-candy stuff!)
            Cheri

            www.fabricandmemories.blogspot.com

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              Coffeebreak, I generally follow Jenny's tutorial to make them. In the video Jenny talks about using a french seam or serger to finish the edges, she used a serger-but it's not in the video. I don't know how to use my serger (yet), so I use a french seam to complete the end and side of the cases I make, there are no raw edges that way.
              Here's the link to Jenny's video
              http://www.youtube.com/user/Missouri...62/MrYWCma9wgM
              Here's a link to show how to do a french seam on a pillowcase
              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLnrC9yo8tY
              I hope this helps. They are so fun and easy to make, another addiction for sure!
              :icon_wave: http://s178.photobucket.com/albums/w278/josews_photos/

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