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Friday, November 12, 2010

MAKE A CHRISTMAS GIFT

 Pardon me if I seem like I’m bragging.  I probably am, but mostly I’m thrilled with my latest project.  When I was at the Lakeshore Fiber Arts meeting earlier this week, the instructor, Gail, had on a beautiful neck scarf.  Someone asked her if she made it, and she said yes, took it off and passed it around for us to see.  I was so taken with it that I had to try it.   Since there were no instructions, I flew by the seat of my pants while making this.  I love the way it turned out, and had to share it with you.  Last year I spent $20 for a neck scarf very much like this one. Needless to say, this one didn’t cost anything near that and I had a ton of fun making it.  I’m going to make some more as I think they will be nice Christmas gifts.

This is a close up.  Looks kind of messy, but I wanted to show you the detail. 

Lolly Quiltz has a tutorial for a whirligig.  This one is a little different and one I want to try.


Stay Positive!
Caroll

4 comments:

Vicky F said...

Hi Caroll,
Great looking scarf? What is the base gauzy fabric? And of course, where do you find it?
Looks like something easy to customize for various people, huh?
Hope I didn't ask too many questions!
Take care.
Vicky F

Allie said...

That is STUNNING - wow. I'd love to know how you did that!

Gail Myrhorodsky said...

Nice job Caroll! I like the little ribbons you added. Maybe we should schedule a scarf class, eh?
Gail Myrhorodsky

Mama Pea said...

I like it a lot. I also wonder about how you made it and what it's made of... Did you do it on the sewing machine???

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