Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bowls with Borders & W I P Wednesdays


Sorry I'm late I tried to set the time and date for midnight last night :(
not sure why it did not work
I hope you enjoy my post




Well it's my turn to share with you what I have been up to for  the Bowls with Borders Blog Hop. This is the first time I have participated in a blog hop,I was a little nervous doing this not sure if I would have the time to do it up proper. Once I got started I had a lot of fun playing with the bowls, may have to make a few more later this fall.
There are sew many great ideas and combinations of ways to use the bowls out there on the other blogs,be sure to check them all out.
 I would like to thank all the ladies who have organized it as well as providing the pattern and any extra help we have needed along the way .
Thank you to Madame Samm , Carol and Regina. I know it takes a lot of team work to get this going, and we sew appreciate all that you have done.
Sew here goes.......
First I tried out the pattern and my paper piecing skills on this single bowl.
and then I tried again ....learning that my iron will pick up some of the ink and put it on the front side making it look dirty  :(     I also learned that I want to find a lighter paper to print on for paper piecing
unfinished bowl ....to much ink
transferred when pressing....
This one makes a nice little place mat.
I quilted in the steam
then I thought I would try stacking them, this one is almost done ... it will be a mat to line a serving tray.
my w i p for this week...
I like how it looks in the tray
below is a close up of the bowls


and I also thought I would enlarge it a far bit and make it a pocket on an apron
I made the apron as a gift for one of my nieces ... hope she likes it.
step one..... enlarge the pattern
make up the pocket for the apron
add a few words
and then some stitches

 soup's on Apron is ready for use
There have been sew many great projects made with the bowls, and sew many more ideas shared over the last week or sew and I know that there will be a few more over the next few as well.Sew glad that I am a part of this hop.
I would like to show it by having a little give away
Clover's Table Top Needle Threader
works sew slick
I just love it and sew do my eyes
this has been very handy for me and I thought I would send one out to one of you out there
It is a Table Top  Needle Threader by Clover. It is sew easy to use and saves the eyes ( both yours and the needles)
I had received one from McCall's in the quilter's goodies from the first round of the McCall's Quilt Design Star 2012. I have enjoyed using it sew much I went out and bought one to use for this blog hop.
Leave a comment and I will make a draw  on August 29.
Make sure you are not a no reply blogger, sew that I can get in touch with you if you are the winner.
be sure to follow along to see what the others have done with their bowls with border today here are the links for today
                                                                        August 22nd
                                                                Anolisl's Kreative Seite  
                                                                  In Stitches and Seams
                                                                     Morgaine's 77 Blog  
                                                                      On The Go Quilting  
                                                                      Aus dem Fuchsbau
I also link up with The Needle and Thread Network with wips , since I have bowls in the works I thought it would be my work in progress for this week. You can see what the other ladies have been up to with the link that I have provided.
If you noticed the Voting link on my side bar I am in McCall's Quilting Quilt Design Star Challenge This is the 2nd round of quilt designs. Your daily votes will help me to go on to the finial round. For each round they give us a challenge to complete in about 4 weeks.  Sew please, stop on by and check out the quilts and cast a vote ... there is room for comments on the voting page as well. I would love to hear from you. Voting will go until this Sunday night. ( this is the first time that I have done any thing like this, it has been fun and a learning experience )
Thanks for stopping by and seeing what all I have been up to this summer.


In stitches
Annette

66 comments:

  1. All your bowls are gorgeous! I love that you used the pattern in an apron! Love it!!

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  2. It was great to see your ideas! I love them all, but especially the apron! Great fabrics. Please leave me out of the giveaway....I already have two of those wonderful thingies!

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  3. You have such wonderful ideas, but I love most your apron.

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  4. You're so creative to make the apron pocket! The tray liner is a very nice idea.

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  5. What a wonderful idea with the apron! And the tray liner is just so pretty.

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  6. Love the apron idea! Thanks for a chance at your giveaway!
    P.S. I voted for your quilt!

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  7. Oh your apron is so cute. What a fun idea!

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  8. I hope your niece loves her apron. I do.

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  9. great job Annette..love the apron especially. When you scheduled your post....did you click publish after setting the time? I did this for 3 posts; not realizing to click publish at the end...lol.

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  10. Great bowls! I love the idea of using one as an apron pocket!
    Thank you!

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  11. RosemaryB here:
    You made a lot of different things and I love the apron and the little placemat very much. Nice colors
    Thanks so much for sharing

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  12. Wonderful projects.
    I am sure your niece will love her apron!
    Thanks for sharing and joining in the fun.

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  13. Wonderful display of bowls Annette and I love the apron that is a really neat way to use these bowls . As you know I have been voting and will vote every day until you win ;-)

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  14. Cute ideas especially the apron. What a wonderful gift.

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  15. Love the apron idea...another way to use those bowls that I hadn't thought of. The colors of the tray bowls is beautiful! You did a great job on your creations (sorry your computer timer had a hiccup--happens to all of us once or twice.)I hope you'll hop with us again! ;O)

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  16. Your apron project is wonderful. I'm sure your niece will love it.

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  17. Your apron is adorable! What a cute idea!
    (My mother, who has macular degeneration, uses one of those Clover needle threaders and she loves it!

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  18. I didn't get on the bowl bandwagon....looks like you had a lot of fun with this though!

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  19. I love the serving tray liner.Great idea. The apron is so cute. I have that Clover needle threader-works awesome- coudn't be without it.

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  20. I like the fabrics in your bowl stack. what a great idea to use the bowl pattern as a pocket, I'll keep that in mind. :)

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  21. What a clever idea to incorporate the bowls into an apron!! Very cute. I am sure it will be enjoyed.

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  22. Hello Annette,
    I like your ideas,
    particularly the apron,
    well done !
    Greatings from Germany ! :)

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  23. Great ideas, Annette! So clever to use a bowl for the pocket on that apron. I'm sure your neice will love it.

    Thanks so much for sharing and being a part of the hop.

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  24. Very cute projects, but love the idea of adding the bowl to an apron. Thank you for sharing.

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  25. You have some great bowl projects. I especially like the apron with a bowl pocket. It's a great idea. Thanks for the giveaway. I've never tried that gadget, but my eyes could use the help.

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  26. I love the apron. What a great idea and just in time since I have to make one for a b-day present.

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  27. An apron....I love it! That is a great idea!! I would have never thought of that. Thank you for sharing with us.

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  28. Super Annette, your bowls and your fantasy with the pattern makes it your being a bit late easy to forgive (I stayed up until 12 to make sure my post would be posted, how funny can you get???) I love your serving tray runner and the apron is zo original, a job well done!

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  29. That is a great idea, the bowl on a apron!
    Renate

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  30. Wonderful bowls and great projects.Your apron caught my eyes.Thanks for sharing!!

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  31. Fantastic bowls and the apron is so nice!

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  32. Lovely small bowls have you done. Nice to see how many different variations you can make out of the same pattern

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  33. Wow, I love your bowls and the apron.
    Angie

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  34. Hello Annette, but you are here and that is great..and your bowls, apron, worth the wait...
    FYI, everyone forgets to hit publish...that is why we say do it at Midnight, from past polls, 71 % of the ladies look at our post first thing in their morning and ours...Maybe some will come back tomorrow to see what they missed...and yes worth the wait...see you again we hope...

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  35. The steam rising from the bowl in the table mat is just the right touch. And the apron...really like it alot!

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  36. Annette, you did an awesome job with you bowls. Love your apron and your host for the blog outstanding. Thank you for sharing...Judith, Texas

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  37. I love your bowls and the apron!!!
    Greetings from Germany
    Nicole

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  38. Love the bowls for the tray! And amazing the ideas and places that one can put a stack of quilty bowls. Great Work! (PS. don't enter me in the draw, I already have one)

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  39. Thanks for sharing all your ideas for bowls with borders. I especially like the apron pocket idea.

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  40. now that is the best idea to add the bowl to an apron. Very cute! thanks for sharing that and for the giveaway.

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  41. Lots of lovely ideas for the bowls. I really like the placemat idea...very cute:)

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  42. I love how you made the bowls your own! Very creative. Thanks for sharing.

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  43. Your bowls are adorable and I love your apron!!! Thanks for sharing with us!!!

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  44. Love the bowls that you are using for the mug rug in the tray! So pretty! And the apron will be much loved by your niece! thanks for the giveaway!

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  45. LOVE that you made an apron with yours!!

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  46. Great bowls! I love your apron. Thanks for sharing.

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  47. Great job! I love your bowls and the apron. I like all of your little touches, like the steam rising from the bowl.

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  48. Love your apron and super bowls. Thanks for sharing

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  49. Your bowls are great but that apron is over the top!!

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  50. I love your apron. I have one of those needle threaders, they are just the neatest thing.

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  51. OMGosh...love all your bowls and the apron. Great idea.

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  52. Cute! The apron is a fun idea.

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  53. Your apron is so cute! Thanks for the great idea.

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  54. Computers have a mind of their own! Love the apron and of course the tray mat. I bought the pattern from Regina, and will be working on my stack very soon. I voted for your great quilt. Thank you for the great giveaway, my tired old eyes could use it.

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  55. Your projects are so nice! I especially love your place mats, and I think that apron is much too nice to be worn in a kitchen.

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  56. Annette, your bowls are great and what a fun idea for your apron. Thanks for sharing. Pauline

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  57. Absolutely love your apron...how cute!

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  58. Annette this would make an awesome Christmas gift...like the apron idea..

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