Sunday, February 12, 2012

Vintage Sheets & Pillowcases Quilt Top



I have been enjoying the mini vacation from my series of procedures. It has been almost 4 weeks since the last one was canceled. I was able to do some things that I have been wanting to start or finish.

I am off to get another procedure today, but I thought I would share one of the quilt tops I finished piecing. I actually started this project back in July. Then, I was stuck in the design decision and had to stop.

I used some of my vintage sheets and pillow cases from my collection along with new fabrics.


Made some cuts...


I wanted a quilt with triangles, but I wasn't sure how I wanted to combine them together, that's where I got stuck. Does that happen to you sometimes?
I finally made up my mind and pieced some of them together... (why did I say "some"? Because I used the same triangles and pieced a totally different quilt too! :) )


I am in the process of quilting this right now; I will share the picture of the finished quilt in the near future.

Have a nice week everyone!

15 comments:

  1. Very pretty! I absolutely love the look of those flowery vintage sheets. I hope everything goes well with your procedure today :)

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  2. That looks wonderful! So sweet and tea rose-y. ^_^

    Hoping you have a quick recovery from your procedure today, and that it does exactly what is needed.

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  3. Oh how lovely!! :) Your fabric choices and color combos are always gorgeous.

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  4. I love this! I adore vintage linens, and I'm always looking for new ways to use them. The colors are fabulous.

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  5. Both quilts are just adorable!

    Hugs,
    Tatyana

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  6. This quilt is soo lovely.
    I could live with it forever.
    hugs
    Gerry

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  7. What an enviable collection of vintage sheets you have Sachiko. I love using them for skirts for my young girls as they're so soft and comfy. Best wishes for a successful procedure and speedy recovery.

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  8. So pretty !!! I hope your procedure and recovery goes well !

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  9. I'm not thst much into vintage fabrics (although some I really like) but I do love what you have done with the sheets and pillowcases! I especially like the first quilt - did you use bias tape or something similar in that quilt? I like how it highlights the fabrics in that quilt. Thanks for sharing your work.

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  10. That is going to be beautiful...and I"m sure so soft.
    How lovely. Can't wait to see the finished product!
    liZ

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  11. SO pretty I want to do something like this sweet chic for my guest room, whenever I get around to that...

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  12. This is so wonderful, Sachiko! I love vintage sheets (I think I have a few of the same ones. :)

    I hope your procedure went well! Sending love.

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  13. This is very very pretty. I've become a bit obsessed with vintage sheets recently so maybe a quilt is on the cards :) Maggie xx

    http://prettyflowersinthewindow.blogspot.com/

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  14. Oh my word! This patchwork is so beautiful! I love the colour scheme. xo.

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