December 27, 2011

TeaTime Trivets


These TeaTime Trivets were so much fun to make! I guess it's one of those inspired projects that magically comes together in no time at all. I think little elves were helping me!

If they hadn't been made for my dearest friends who I have over for tea every monday night, I probably would have kept them both! It took me an afternoon to make each one and I was in such a rush to finish the first that I forgot to erase my chalk lines!



I made them both 9 x 9 inches using the same background fabrics, one teapot and one teacup & free-motion steam. However I changed the placement and shapes of the teapots & teacups to make them more interesting and original. The only problem is that I can't decide which I like better! This red one went to the same friend who received this teapot cozy.



Linen, tea & pretty prints... what could be better? I will definitely have to make one for myself maybe in robin's egg blue... I wonder if I have enough of that pretty Strawberry fabric left!

Enjoy your afternoon tea & quilted crafts :o)

20 comments :

  1. I agree! Could you possibly do a pattern, pretty please!
    I have seen hundreds of cozies and potholders but these are so wonderful and special and would be so much fun to make!

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  2. Oh, how cute. They make me want to try to make them for me.

    Beautiful fabric, too.

    Thanks for sharing. :D

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  3. Very nice! I love that you used the swirls to quilt them :-)

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  4. wish i can have one of ur works in my home

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  5. Ooh, lucky friends!! I absolutely adore the press cozy you made for me :)

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  6. Absolutely wonderful. Add me to the nag list for a pattern!

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  7. Laurraine, your work is a constant reminder of fine work is inspiring, well done girl! I added a link on BV Modern Quilt Guild blog today regarding how you summed up why you joined a modern quilt guild! Thanks!

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  8. They all are soooo beautiful!
    Happy New Year to you and all your family!

    Hugs,
    Tatyana

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  9. These are so lovely Laurraine! Hope you have a wonderful 2012

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  10. Прихватки изумительные!!!

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  11. Colette from FranceJune 07, 2012 2:28 AM

    Super jolis !!!!! tout ce que j'aime !!!!! moi aussi j'aimerais un patron !!!

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  12. I just came across these trivets and they are so very pretty! The stitching is so neat and I love the idea!

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  13. Wish I was your friend....lol! The trivets are so sweet. Love em!

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  14. Si'mply gorgeous - would,love to buy a patter, has a look in your shop but I couldn't see it

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