Friday, May 22, 2015

do you use patterns or make your own style

I was just wondering how many of you follow
patterns and how many of you wing it on your own
this is my relaxing robin which is my winging it
I really love it and need to get back to making my
little nine patch blocks for the border
I want to see how big it will make it
then decide on what to do next to finish it

this little guy was a wing it also
just simple coins
make strips and put fabric
in between and border

these two things were patterns from the internet

this cute leaf I love and  I saw the picture inspiration
and then winged it
hmmmmmm  I think there is a pattern here
or is there? LOL

this was a template so I guess pattern 

this was a wing it from strips I had sewn and paired with border fabric

this was also a wing it from playing at my sewing buddys house
she was throwing out the floral fabric so I took home those pieces
and made her a zippy bag
I used my then new tumbler (from Missouri Star)
and cut the two of them
bordered it in brown and made a strip
then paired the stripe in the fabric with a strip of pink and gold
and then a green border
the pink zipper and then it was done
she loved it!

Do you use patterns? Do you wing it?  do both?

4 comments: said...

I use patterns. But I recently created my own!

Julierose said...

Actually, I mostly take the pattern and alter it! So both I guess...(by the way--I use that leaf potholder every single day for my micro hot dishes....perfect) hugs, Julierose

barbara woods said...

both i use blocks that i love but follow a pattern once in a while

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