Wednesday, February 24, 2010

scrappiness

here's what you get when you combine playful mary engelbreit fabric with a fabulous tutorial from rebecca sower......a happy, colorful, scrappy flower!! rebecca's tutorial comes with well-written instructions and wonderful photographs, making it really easy to finish one of these sweet flowers lickety-split! it's a super way to use up little scraps of fabric that have been living in your stash for a while......


and when you're finished, you can pin your new scrappiness to your winter jacket to help cheer on those warm days of spring that we're all longing for!!

click here for more information about rebecca's scrappy flower!



28 comments:

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

holy moly! this is gorgeous! and you are brave for even trying this. me? i draw, i color i glue. that's about it. but i have the time of my life and part of it is coming here! just gorgeous!

CelticWoman said...

oh I love your touch of spring on that jacket, great job, so how's the hair, lol. Sandi

Mary said...

This is so fun, fun, fun!!!
If you are making more to maybe sell....I want one!!!! :)

Dolores said...

When I first saw the flower I thought it would make a great brooch - and then I saw the second photo. Thanks for the link, I may have a few minutes to spare today to make one of my own.

sara's art house said...

That is adorable! I am going to try it.

~Valentina~ said...

Super Duper Cute! :)

Ludid said...

i just love rebecca. it is certainly a wonderful project to try. yours turned out beautifully.

Elena said...

That's easier than hair??? Great job!

Createology said...

What a wonderful brooch you have made and with bright cheery fabrics. Well done. Thank you for the tutorial link. Keep creating...

Doda said...

That is adorably bright and cheerful! What a great idea. I'll need to have a look at that link. Thanks

Becky Shander said...

This flower is so cheerful, just like you.

rebecca said...

hi lori...it looks so pretty! thanks for sharing with us.
love,
rebecca

Kelly said...

oh, that is adorable!

chrissy said...

thank you.
thank you.
i honestly have scraps ALL over my floor.
i was in a MAD rush to finish an apron for an apron exchange at "an artful journey" and really needed this tutorial to help clean things up.
you are just so cute.
happy wednesday.
c

Susan - said...

How cute is this! What a perfect accent for Spring.

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

elvie: by the cute & girly challenge blog is looking for a design team with diversity. and i think you would fit the bill. if you'd like to take a look, here's the name of the link....
http://bythecuteandgirly.blogspot.com/2010/02/design-team-call.html

thanks.

Shirley said...

I love it. It gives you the feeling that maybe we are getting closer to spring. I just like wearing things like that on the lapels of my jackets or coats. Thank your for sharing.

Tara said...

So cute! So happy.
Hugs,
Tara

tami said...

this just made me smile : )

Thank you!

Staci Danford said...

That is completely DARLING.. LOVE the fabric and can't wait to make one.. I think it's just so fun looking .... GREAT FUN!!

Julie Bagamary said...

Very cute, fun and Spring hopefulness inducing.

Gifts of Creation said...

wow this is just adorable !!

Butterfly Works said...

How cute; I can't wait to try one.
I have lots of fabric so it'll be interesting to see what comes together....
Thanks for sharing....
Hugs and Blessings,
Butterfly

Jennifer DeDonato said...

I see you made something wonderful out of that fabric...pat yourself on the back!

Teri Leigh said...

So adorable! I'll have to check out the pattern.

Cat said...

DELIGHTFUL!!!

beedeebabee♥ said...

Oh Lori, this is just sooo pretty! I love, love, LOVE it!!! xoxo Paulette ;)

Creative Potential said...

it is so hard for me to part with pretty fabric...even if they are small scraps...great way to utilize them...thanks for sharing this.

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