Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Christmas centerpieces - step 1 :o)

I am working on Christmas centerpieces. A customer ordered 12 of these... :o)
Basically they are Dresden plates. I made my own pattern, because she wants the centerpieces to be large. These will be about 22 inches across. She chose the fabrics and I just love how they are coming together!
The next step is to layer them upside down on white muslin and sew around the outside. Then turn them right side out thru the center and press. Then hand-applique the center circle using Christmas fabrics. Then I will hand-quilt along the seams of the wedges.

I am making a few extra, so I have a few to give away and/or sell, also... :o)
Thanks for visiting!

11 comments:

Hazel said...

These are so pretty .Wouldn't this be a great way to use up some red ,green and gold ties .Nice job Angela .

Becky said...

Those are definitely turning out very pretty! I want to see them when you are finished!

Laurie said...

Those are lovely, with the shiny fabrics and all. You keep so busy! Put me to shame!

CapLady Molly said...

Angela, you know you can't hide from us...we will find you :) Your new blog looks great, good luck.

Vesuviusmama said...

What a neat idea!

Shirleymac said...

Great idea Angela! They'd make great candle mats.

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Sinta Renee said...

I love your Dresden's Angela!

Cornfield Quilter said...

Wow, they are really pretty! BUT, not as pretty as mine. :D

Auntie Em said...
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Auntie Em said...

What a great idea for a centerpiece!
I've updated my bloglist with your new URL.
Hope you'll stop by and visit sometime.
-Auntie Em