Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Weaving Happiness

There are SOME fabrics that are just
TOO UGLY to use in a quilt.

But...
they are the PERFECT addition to woven pieces!

I used a REAL HODGEPODGE of fabric strips in this runner.

My scrap basket of strips leftover from trimming quilts
and some UGLIES
made this WONDERFUL runner I am going to call MINE.
;)
 
I actually took my loom
and a bag of scraps along with me
on our ANNIVERSARY trip.
30 years ago I said, I do!
 
I've gotta say....
Isn't it wonderful
when Hubby says "BRING YOUR LOOM!
BRING YOUR SEWING MACHINE!
BRING IT ALL!!!"
 
I did.
 
He knows me by now, I guess.....
 
:)

26 comments:

  1. Congratulations on that decision to marry a man who welcomes looms and sewing machines. Great table mat.

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  2. Gratulation zum 30.Hochzeitstag und zu einem zauberschönen Tablerunner..
    herzlichst Steffi

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  3. Love it! Can you tell me what kind of loom you used when you first started? I think this is something I might like to try. I am always impressed by your creativity. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Congrats! My hubby's the same way...that's just one of the great things about a long marriage!

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  5. Happy anniversary! the table runner is so pretty.. ugly fabric? sure does not look ugly in this weave.
    hugs
    beebee

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  6. I love your table runner and I am amazed that the fabric you used were salvaged to make it!!! Perfect!!

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  7. Great runner! Congratulations on your anniversary!

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  8. Congrats!! What a nice hubby! Good choice thirty years ago!

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  9. Forgot to say I love the runner! Nice job....

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  10. Congratulations! You make a cute couple...and the woven runner is great.

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  11. Hi!!! Congrats on 30 years!!!!! I love the runner!!!!! Your hubby sounds like a keeper!!!!

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  12. Congratulations on your anniversary. It looks like you have a great thing going. Nice weaving, I've been wanting to make some rugs, but have yet to get the loom out of the closet.

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  13. Happy anniversary! I'm ready to take my first placemat off my loom. Thanks for all your help.

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  14. Congratulations on your anniversary, you are both looking great.

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  15. Happy Anniversary! And many, many more.... Love that runner...

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  16. What a great table runner! I love all those colors squished together. Kind of like a rainbow on your table. Happy Anniversary. I'm glad you two were able to get away together. And in true Beth style you brought your projects along :)

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  17. Congratulations on your first 30 years together! so glad that you are married to such a wonderful guy. The weavings are fabulous!

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  18. I love that!! What kind of loom do you have? We like to vacation on the Outer Banks in North Carolina and there is a place I visit that has a room full of looms and baskets of fabric strips. They take used clothing and tear it into strips and anyone who goes in there can have a sit down and weave a little. They sell the goods for charity. Every time I go, I start googling looms and check what's out there. And great choice in hubbies!!

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  19. Congratulations! I love happily ever after marriages :0), good for both of you
    for find love and making it work!

    Happy Sewing

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  20. beautiful runner and congrats on 30 yrs! hubs and I will be 31 this April. we must be around the same young age!

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