Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Sewing Strips......

I thought a sewer of strips of fabric could be termed a stripper.... but apparently that doesn't fit the definition ....!!!!

Ooooops....

I have had a happy time stripping....  sewing strips .....


.... and more stripping .....lots of strips....


... and then slightly different stripping.... sewing the strips together....


... until a pattern on a flimsy formed.....

... can you spot the mistake in my act?..... 


.... here is a close up..... 


... a bit of reverse stripping and it is all fixed..... 


... fresh and pretty....


There were some blocks of white and colours left over and I have a little 'hint' of a need for grandiegirls made.... (nothing to do with stripping I might say - more of  a square dance this time) ...


Righto, Gotto Go.... I'm trying to tidy up things .. that's why this project came to light....


27 comments:

  1. I see your sentiment, the maker of stripes could be a stripper........ whatever you call it, I love your quilt, very pretty, and no I couldn't spot the mistake. Lovely way to pass the time rather than tidying up xcx

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  2. Lol you are funny my friend ,and wow this quilt looks fantastic,well done ,and I couldn't see any mistake on it until you pointed it out,it looks pretty and fresh xx

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  3. That is so pretty....and little quilts for the dolls too...
    Mama Bear

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  4. Such a pretty quilt top, love that chevron pattern. Are the grandies getting doll quilts or cushions?

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  5. Beautiful quilt.....Just watch all that stripping doesn't attract that trouser snake you have lurking at your place...x

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  6. bugger bugger...............atleast you found it now.....................looks great.........

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  7. Gorgeous. So pretty with the white. Gosh it took me ages to find that mistake, glad you caught it early.

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  8. Beautiful quilt. Glad you found the mistake before you quilted it. Love your square dance. Hugs,xx

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  9. gorgeous and fresh new flimsy. Such pretty fabrics. glad you fixed your oopsie, is reverse stripping getting dressed?

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  10. Beautiful colour way which looks lovely in this quilt pattern. Even after you said there was a mistake, I looked and looked for it on the whole picture....took me forever to find it. Hope it wasn't too much of a nuisance to fix

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  11. Love your colours! That is one pretty quilt. And lovely little bits for the grandie. :)

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  12. Took me a while - of course I started looking at the top!!
    Looks lovely now..so fresh!!

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  13. There is always one piece! It looks fab

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  14. I didn't spot your mistake til you pointed it out, lol - that is so pretty, Fiona! Wish my strips would line up like that.

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  15. Dear Fiona,
    such happy colors, love your fabrics.
    Wonderful top and little squares, tiny little squares.
    Greetings,
    Sylvia

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  16. It looks so fresh and pretty Fiona. Just lovely xx

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  17. Really Love this one Bubz .,,,,had to laugh again at Keryns comment xxx

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  18. Great quilt - as you say, very fresh. I couldnt see the mistake until I saw the close up - glad you spotted it in time. xx

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  19. A fun quilt , I love the happy colours , looks like Summer :-) hugs Sheila

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  20. You be a stripper! Someone has to lead the way!! Hasn't this turned out to look lovely! Love the gorgeous colour against the white. So fresh and happy!

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  21. Your quilt is so very pretty Fiona. Pity about the unstrapping err unpicking

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  22. Beautiful quilt Fiona, hope you didn't get cold with all that stripping!! Next project looks interesting too.

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  23. So happy...love it...strip away!...

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  24. So now you're revealing your night job, hey Fiona?! Oh you're a Stripper in Quilters Clothing, you saucy thing!
    gotta love stripping, especially that sort of pretty stuff!
    Keryn B's comment is a scream!

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  25. Such a great quilt, another tick is always good!

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  26. Lov eit! So fresh and pretty - so glad you had so much fun stripping oops sewing strips :-)

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