Friday, December 19, 2014

Patchwork Please Trivet Progress

I am totally loving the Patchwork Please trivets.  
They are so much fun to make.  
I want to try several other things in this fabulous book but not before Christmas.

I have made 5 trivets so far and just finished the last one last night. 
 I am hoping you want to see.  They all look so different!

You have already seen these two but I will re-cap:


This one was for my friend Pauline.


This one was gifted to my friend Robin.


This one was gifted to my friend Judith


This one was super special. 
 I used the butterfly fabric in the middle and back and binding that I used in the quilt I gifted to my friend Holly when she was going through her radiation treatment.  


This is the back of the butterfly one.  I love Tamara Kate's fabric!


Someone asked me how I put them together. 
 I paperpieced the tops and then sandwiched like making a quilt using 
Insul-Bright ( heat resistant batting) in the middle and backing then quilted, trimmed and bound them.


Flatter was my friend for nice crisp fabrics and I glue basted the binding and sewed it down on the front by machine.  Much easier than hand stitching it down!


I have a few more to make but they have been really fun. 
 They would make cute mug rugs too  using just regular batting.  

I take my hubby in to the hospital tomorrow late afternoon for his kidney stone removal.  
Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers.  

I am going to link up the Finish It Up Friday, if I can figure out how to do it with my phone.  
I am writing this a day early so hopefully I can figure it out tomorrow!

I leave you with a shot of Autumn trying her best to be a snowman!


Have a great weekend!!

~XOP~


5 comments:

Swedish Scrapper said...

Love these too! I find bias binding is quite helpful. My dh has also had kidney stones. Just as bad as labor, as far as I can tell from the outside! Will be sending good wishes.

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

Your trivets are very cute. Hugs and prayers for you today hope everything goes great!

Catskill Quilter said...

Best of luck for a speedy recovery for your Hubbie! My son-in-law has them -- awful! I love these trivets -- and happily, I actually have the book! They are all so distinctive looking!

Kim said...

I've been wanting to make some since I saw the tutorial. Yours looks awesome!

Pinkadot Quilts said...

Love them! What size needle do you use to quilt through the insulbrite?

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