Saturday, October 12, 2013

Fall Fabric Leaves ~ Leaf Coasters


I wanted to make some leaf coasters.  So, I pulled up my leaf patterns, and went outside and found a couple of real candidates.  Guess who won?  





Inspired by: Art Threads
However, mine are made of upholstery and curtain samples which were so think, I didn't need to use anything in between.
I cut out the leaf and zigzagged around the edges.  Then I free motioned the veins in the leave.
I tried to free motion the Bible verse and didn't do to well.  So I used the machine's simple letter stitching.
These leaves are actually for Ladies Day at church.

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8 comments:

  1. Cute idea. I like them. We Kentucky people are very creative. I am from Kentucky but live in Tennessee now. Proud of my heritage. I used some leaves from my trees for a quilt applique.
    Donna from Blackberry Winter Crafts

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  2. These are cute Joy. I like the patterns of the fabric.

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  3. What a lovely idea, and craft project! a good way to use up smaller pieces of left over fabrics ;-) visiting thru USS Crafty party

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  4. I love this project, you gave me the idea of ​​making a lot of leaves and make a wreath. Thanks for the inspiration! I came to your blog through JoAnn SweetPepperRose and I am new follower here. I hope you don't mind I'm going to pin this project! I love your blog and your creations. I invite you to visit my blog if you have a moment, here is the link;
    Marisa from http://passionetcouture.blogspot.ca/

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  5. I love how you've done the veins on the leaves, Joy.

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  6. Hi! Stopping by from the Pieced Pastimes linky party. I really liked your leaf coasters...what a great idea for Fall decorating. I, too, am a Kentucky blogger and I am now following your blog. I hope you'll stop by and visit The Shady Porch sometime! Blessings, D

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  7. These coasters are really cute! Lovely fall fabric! Thanks for sharing @ Submarine Sunday!

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  8. What cute coasters you have, love the use of fabrics. Thanks for stopping by to share in our Weekend Linky Party!!
    Have a great weekend
    Karren

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