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Tanya (pronounced like the color TAN) : ))

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Are You Ready for Feb???

I'm ready!!  I've had this cute little wool applique quilt done for several weeks now, just waiting for it to get closer to the new month so I could hang it and show you all how it turned out.  It's another one of the monthly blocks that I converted from an Art to Heart booklet.  My goal is to make each month's applique out of wool and just border it w/cotton fabric.  I love how it turned out!  
Was rather pleased w/myself for once, ha ha.
 Here's where it ended up, but couldn't get a brighter pic for ya.  The "love" hanger I've had for quite awhile, so I thought it went perfectly w/this month's theme.  I have it on the corner fireplace mantel in my craft room, so I can see it often.
 I just basically come up w/my own color scheme for each month and it seems to work out for the most part.

Some of you were asking me how my wool appl. class went last Fri. nite, but we ended up having to postpone it till tomorrow nite(this Fri.) b/c of the bad weather we've been having.  So the kits are all cut out, the sample penny rug has been finished and the bags have all their supplies in them.  All I have to do is run off some more of the handouts and pages of templates and they're all ready for the big nite.  I will try and remember to take pics as the evening unfolds.  Hopefully the weather will hold up for us.  It's supposed to warm up some by then, fingers crossed.

 Here's BJ our 'chunky' Beagle, all curled up on his beanbag in the craft room. It sounds like someone is wrestling w/plastic bags when he gets on there and goes round and round till he finds just the right spot of comfort!  Cracks me up!  I'm sure he loves it not so much b/c I'm in there piddling around, but b/c it's parked in front of the fireplace ~ I don't blame him one bit!  LOL

Well, that's all for today folks!  I know everyone is tired of this POLAR BEAR BLAST (is what I'm calling it), but just think, we're one day closer to spring!!!


Colleen said...

Love your beagle :o) That is such a cute banner! The birds on there are so cute in those shades of wool.. perfect!

Colleen said...

Your beagle is adorable :o) Love the birds! They are absolutely perfect in those shades of wool!

jennifer768 said...

Love your new wool applique piece!The love hanger is perfect for it.BJ is adorable,my Gretchen is curled up under her quilt.Stay warm!Hugs,Jen

Patti said...

Oh how I love your finish! Haven't heard of this designer before... think I need to do some research :) thanks for sharing!
Blessings, Patti

Karen said...

The wool heart piece is perfect for February. And hanging on such a cute stand...such a good choice for it.

Rebekah Davis said...

Loving the monthly wool applique idea. I can't wait to see what one you make for March, because thats my favorite month, for obvious reasons, lol. And of course Bj has loved that bean bag since ive given it too him! lol looking forward too the Class tomorrow night! xo

You're Future Daughter in law!

Carol said...

Your little Valentine's finish is so pretty, Tanya! I, for one, am SO, SO ready for February--January has been one very long wintry month!!

Farmhouse prims said...

Tanya, I love your applique, it is beautiful. That is another thing that I want to learn to do. You are soooo talented. Your little furbaby is so cute and he looks so comfortable. hugs, Lecia