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It's Best to Give and Receive

We had a potholder swap last night at the Quilting Guild I've joined. The only thing we had to go on was our recipient's favorite colors. My giftee likes red and green. Red and Green, hmmmm. Sounds like apples to me.
Apple Potholders Front
Apple Potholders Applique
Apple Potholders Applique
Sorry, the colors are kind of off on these pictures. I didn't notice until after the swap when it was too late to retake.

The backs are made of 81 1 inch squares each. I know- crazy. But I wanted to try fusible interfacing to piece tiny squares. It worked like a charm.
Red Apple Potholder Back
Green Apple Potholder Back
There are, of course, some fun fabric surprises hiding in there.
One Inch Squares- Apple Potholders
One Inch Squares- Apple Potholder
I really like them and was tempted to keep them for myself. But, I can always make another set- provided I can find the motivation to cut out 162- 1 1/2 inch squares again. Hmmm...not really likely.
But, I did receive some awesome potholders in return.
Potholder Received
The only thing I gave them to go on was that I like bright colors. I pretty much love these.
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Ellery has given her stamp of approval, as well.

Comments

tara said…
joI want to try the fusible web thing too. Yah, cutting all the little squares would be work.
balloongal said…
I love that you put hidden "treasures" into your work.

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