making mittens – wip link up! + giveaway

hello Wednesday!

making mittens
cultivating quilting friends is always a good thing…
I have a local friend who graciously dropped off this bin of felted wool pieces for me to use in mittens!

making mittens
so I found this colorful piece to pair with this charcoal sweater…

making mittens
using this wool as an accent instead of the fleece I have been using…
makes for a different look and a bit bulkier for sewing…so glad I use my walking foot when making these!

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linking up with Lorna

and for the giveaway…

giveaway
I thought some floral prints would be just the ticket to brighten a winter day…
leave me a comment to enter…
I will announce a winner on Friday…

Happy Sewing!

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16 Responses to making mittens – wip link up! + giveaway

  1. Sandy Allen January 3, 2018 at 7:11 am #

    Love the accent on the mittens! Gosh, I can’t remember the last time I wore mittens. May have to find some now!

  2. Ellee January 3, 2018 at 7:22 am #

    Mittens keep my hands warmer than gloves.

  3. Carole @ From My Carolina Home January 3, 2018 at 7:29 am #

    What a cute idea, I have not seen sewn mittens like this before and the printed wool makes them really cute. Don’t enter me in your drawing, I have too much fabric now, LOL!!

  4. Lori Smanski January 3, 2018 at 9:15 am #

    what a sweet friend. your mittens are lovely. these fabrics do brighten my day. It is 11 degrees and snowing right now. hope you had a good New Years weekend and that your New Year is full of blessings, laughter and family

  5. Lori Klopfenstein January 3, 2018 at 9:32 am #

    Those fabrics are beautiful! And I tried mittens once and quit – yours look much nicer!

  6. Angela J Short January 3, 2018 at 10:52 am #

    Really neat mittens. Cool floral fabrics too. Have a fun day!! angielovesgary2 atgmail dotcom

  7. Elizabeth Porter January 3, 2018 at 11:22 am #

    Cute mittens! Also pretty florals.

  8. Shirley Elliott January 3, 2018 at 2:19 pm #

    The mittens are so pretty. Floral prints are a good contrast to the winter weather. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

  9. Rita Long January 3, 2018 at 3:37 pm #

    The mittens look great.

  10. sandie January 3, 2018 at 6:41 pm #

    Mittens are awesome! x

  11. Vicki H January 3, 2018 at 7:28 pm #

    The mittens look so comfy and warm.

  12. Lee January 3, 2018 at 7:44 pm #

    I like your mittens you have made! Motivating me to go through the old sweaters!!

  13. Jacob January 4, 2018 at 8:19 am #

    The accented mittens look great – they really look like something you would have to buy at a store. Quality

    Love the florals!

  14. Julie Struble January 4, 2018 at 5:07 pm #

    Enjoy your blog-especially from a blizzard in NH!

  15. Nicole Sender January 4, 2018 at 10:00 pm #

    Wow! What a great friend! Love the mittens.

  16. asteride January 5, 2018 at 10:12 am #

    Love all the flowers! Great mittens too!

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