Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Fabric Flower Basket

Hello!! I hope you have had a wonderful Easter. We enjoyed the warm, sunny weather and worked a lot in the garden.

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The idea for this swap was to make a basket of 15,5 by 6,5 inch, 5 inch deep. The swap is secret, so I had to go with the preferences which were given by the lady I have to send it to. And she didn’t give any. No colours, no techniques, nothing! And she also doesn’t have a flickr-account or a blog, so I had absolutely nothing to work with. So I decided to make a basket with flowers. Inspired by all the lovely flowers outside. Thinking of it, there are a lot of flowers in my work lately!


Putting the bag together was a lot of fun. It is small enough to have a result quite quick.




Quiling detail


It is lined with a white cotton with little pink flowers.





Groetjes, Dorien


Brenda said...

Your bag is absolutely stunning! The flowers, the quilting, the colors! The receipient will be so thrilled! Great job!

Madeleine said...

Aw, wow! I want it! Gimme! :D

Monique said...

Wat een geweldige tas! Volgens mij val ik in herhaling ;-)

Corina said...

Wow, super geweldige tas, mooie kleuren, mooie patronen, super!

Teje said...

Hello Dorien! That quilted basket is beautiful! I would love to make one to have my things in order!
The flowers you have made, are so lovely!
xxx Teje

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Your bag is just so beautiful...

Naturally Carol said...

Hi Dorien, we had a lovely Easter break everybody only went back to work this morning! You have made the sweetest flower basket..just so beautiful..stunning in fact!

Wendy said...

What a lovely basket! I love the flowers and the quilting. How selfish of your partner to not leave you any clues at all

Simone de Klerk said...

Mmmmmmm wat een mooie tas. En handig, het formaat!
Ik krijg als word verification: cheaeu. Deed me aan chapeau denken (o:

Send gifts to pakistan said...

Your work is absolutely stunning!I love flower and the quilting.