A couple of weeks ago, I wanted to give someone a set of my quilted potholders as a thank you, but when I dug in my stash I was surprised to see I had only two sets with a "summer" theme and one of them was definitely "4th of July" made with patriotic fabrics.
So over the past few days of rainy weather, I found a little time here and there to plop down in my quilt room and make some more "summer-ish" potholders.
These are bright enough to wake you up in the morning.
For some silly reason, I just adore this fabric showing a jumble of shell peas.
I fudged on the backs of this set and used whole pieces of this cows-in-a-field fabric.
This set is a little more subdued in color. However, this photo shows the blue as more gray than it truly is.
I've had this little bit of gardening fabric forever. I liked it and didn't want to toss it, but knew it wasn't enough to do much with. Now it's gone!
Pieced the backs on these. Here, for some reason (!), the color came through more true to life. (Some day I really must take time to learn how to use my camera.)
I'd like to make more to have on hand, but yesterday was a gorgeous day and I was outside all day. Today looks like it will be just as nice. Thursday might bring us more rain so I may be sitting at my sewing machine again.
The Garden and other bits
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