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November 8, 2018
Trust Bible Cover from Pamela Quilts

I always enjoy getting custom order requests, they often provide me with ideas for new color combinations and generally are a pleasure.  This week I had a request from a customer for a quilted bible cover with the word Trust on the cover.  She suggested floral with a dark background, so I pulled out my bin of blacks and came up with a nice pile of florals that worked perfectly to make a lovely cover:

I decided that lovely royal purple would look great for the lettering and binding.  I also used it for the flaps and pockets:

It's ...

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March 20, 2018
Fun With Selvages from Pamela Quilts

I started my fun sewing this weekend working with my ever-growing pile of selvage strips - time to try to tame that pile of scrappy goodness! 

First I used a bunch of blue strips to make a fun journal cover - I'll have to make some more of these in different colors! 

Then I worked on a couple of Mini Selvage Bins.  It's been a while since I made any, and I had to refresh myself on the measurements, but once I did that I was in the groove.  First I made a soft green one...
Then a saucy red ...

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September 24, 2017
Slow Sunday Stitching - personalizing a journal cover from Pamela Quilts

This week I had an opportunity to enjoy some hand stitching - it's been a while since I did any embroidery and I thoroughly enjoyed working on this piece!

The gold lettering is hard to photograph, but it says "Kitty and Jerome's Amazing Recipes"  Since the journal was already complete I had to make sure I didn't catch the flap on the back in the stitching, but it wasn't really to bad.  The gold thread was a bit difficult to work with, but it was so pretty that it was worth the effort.

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