Favorite 2018 Projects

Over margaritas, quilty friends and I were discussing favorite projects from this past year. I have a few, two of my favorite were an auction package for my school and the Go Teal it on the Mountain. Yesterday, I created a pillow casing from an old feed sack (zipper and all!) and placed a fat feather pillow inside.

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Perfect for snuggling up for holiday break TV binge-watching. ๐Ÿ™‚ Anyhoo, here are a few of my favorite projects from 2018:

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I have two unfinished quilts that I hope to work on next week – didn’t quite get them done in time for 2018. Ah, well. So? I hope to hear about some of your own favorites that you’ve worked on in 2018.

Regardless,ย Happy 2019! May this year bring you and your’s health and happiness.

Have a good 2019! – – Joanne

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Ticking Trends & Zipper Pouches

The use of ticking for decorative purposes is not a recent trend. Seventy years ago, the American decorating original, Sister Parish, made use of ticking fabric evoking a โ€œcozy old-money, part opulent, part hand-me-down, English country house aesthetic. โ€œยน ย 

An online perusal attests that ticking featured dรฉcor has not diminished, but rather expanded.ย Reminiscent of a more humble time, the clean simple lines and color tones of cotton ticking inspires a modern-vintage lure without kitsch.ย 

 

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