Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Poncho


I did a little sewing this past weekend.  Not as much as I would have liked.  But I did get a Poncho finished for a dear friend.  She was the lovely woman who gave me the Steam Press, Babylock serger, and large box of Cone Thread.  She also had some vintage fabric that she had had for many years, and asked would I make her a poncho, after seeing the Poncho that I had worn to a funeral we both attended earlier this year.

I was a little nervous about making the poncho since the fabric was so delicate and beautiful, but I knew she wanted something simple and so I endeavored to make sure she had what she asked for after being so very kind and generous to me.  I am pleased at how it came out, and I hope she loves it as well.  The flower broach is made of felt.   Here she is:

 


 Now back to my earlier project.  Happy Sewing!

18 comments :

  1. Lovely. Isn't it wonderful when we can return a favor?!

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    1. Thank you so much Rhonda. I love doing things for others.

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  2. Beautiful poncho and the flower is just perfect.

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  3. Me again, I wonder if you would consider adding the gadget to allow someone to follow via email subscription? It makes it so much easier to follow a good blog when the new posts come right to your inbox, Thanks.

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    1. Nancy I will look into that dear. Thanks for asking.

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  4. It did turn out to be a beautiful piece of art and I'm sure your friend will enjoy wearing it.

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    1. Thank you so much Dorothy. I think she likes it a lot.

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  5. beautiful! when it comes to sewing for someone else it makes me nervouse like I can't sew lol! you did a beautiful job!
    Helen

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    1. Aahhhh Helen, thanks. I don't sew for others either, so I was nervous too.

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  6. Oh Melanie Dahling....you did a fabulous job. I know she is just thrilled. Such a nice color too! Very nice!

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    1. Thanks T. She said she loves it. I'm happy I don't sew for others, so I was a little nervous.

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  7. This is a really pretty poncho - so nice of you to make this lovely gift for your good friend. Love the flower you have added.

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    1. Thanks SarahLiz. I love making felt flowers too.

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  8. Very nice. Did you use a pattern or was it freehanded?

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    1. Angie I used a very simple tutorial I found online. Here is the link: http://pm-betweenthelines.blogspot.com/2010/11/diy-gift-ideas-1-polar-fleece-poncho.html

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