Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Wool Applique

Thank you all for your kind words about my Christmas quilt. I'm still loving it! Small bits is a great way to get a complete quilt. I think that is why BOM's are so popular.
 I'm working on a few Christmas presents. I try not to put a lot of pressure on myself or do obligation gifts. To me, that isn't the reason for the season. Anybody that knows me knows I usually run a little late. I'm enjoying the stitching and I hope the recipients enjoy my humble creations.
Sometimes you need to label what it is just in case you can't tell! lol
I love wool applique on osnaburg background.
Here's another block of FLOWERS by Linda Brannock.
Here are the 4 I have done. I was hoping to get to the half square triangles, but I haven't done that yet either.

We had our first snow yesterday and now the temps are falling!! Happy Wednesday! 

20 comments:

  1. I love all your blocks! I have a question. I've only worked with wool twice on two small table runners. When you do wool blocks in a quilt is it then not washable? I'm not sure how that would work.

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    1. Ginney, I hope you read this becuase there is no email on your google+ profile.
      I have made a quilt that had a few pieces of wool on each block and I wash that one regularly. With this one with all of it wool except the background I probably will not wash it.

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  2. You are cute, Lori! I'll have to remember to label some of my unrecognizable wool applique pieces. By the time I finished some holly leaves recently all of the little tips were smashed or frayed and I wondered what I had been trying to make in the first place.
    I LOVE the osnaburg idea. I would never have thought of it. What a great, rustic look!
    Your FLOWERS blocks look great. No need for labels there! : )

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  3. These are so dang sweet! I love em!

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  4. geniales estos bloques !!
    yo ando tarde con los regalos ¿que me paso ? no se ¿fue mas corto el año?
    me gusta trabajar con la tela Osnaburg. para nosotras no es fácil conseguirla
    mi amiga Jeny en uno de sus viajas a Canadá me trajo una buena cantidad y la guardo como
    ¡¡¡¡oro en paño !!!!! una de nuestras expresiones
    aquí tenemos nieve y muchísimo frió hace unos días ya
    saludos

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  5. Everything is beautiful!!! Love the wool on Osnaburg...the texture is perfect with wool. Love the bird; with or without the label, it looks like bird. Sweet!

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  6. Your new Christmas quilt is wonderful. New projects look like fun too! Enjoy the cold....., I'm missing my bike already.....

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  7. I also have been working on wool applique. I like the look of yours on the Osnaberg and it reminds me that I have some tucked away. Thanks for the idea.

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  8. Small bits are a good way to get to the finish line and your little bits are coming along nicely. Snow...how I would love a white Christmas...for a day or two...LOL!

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  9. loving that wool applique--your pineapple is so sweet (lol)....I agree about labeling....funny...hugs, Julierose

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  10. Cute. I am working on Block 3 but going to re-do block one as don't like it.

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  11. Your wool project are so pretty. The BOM is a great way to make a quilt a little at a time. I love doing them. Problem is, I sometimes take on several at a time and end up with some UFOs along the way.
    Happy Stitching

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  12. What gorgeous blocks!! Love wool...yummy! enjoy your snow...coming here on Friday...Marathon on sunday!

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  13. wool applique.....perfect for snowy days!

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  14. Great wool work. Is it a bird ?? Lol

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  15. Darling blocks! Your flowers are very unique! I do love wool appliqué. Maybe if I wasn't making doll clothes all the time, I would have time for making something with all the wool I have accumulated. I'm sure that day will come.

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  16. I love my bird pillow that you made for me. Those flower blocks are great.

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  17. You are really embracing the moment! Love the crow!

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  18. Love the wool appliqué Lori and your Christmas quilt is perfect! I can see why you wanted to make it. Good for you! Just beautiful...

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  19. love your bird block. I also love the tall flower with the "fingers"
    looks like the robot on lost in space, lol - but in a good way :)

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