Monday, March 9, 2015

From Bump to Baby - Big Win!

No – there are no storks circling over the homes of my kids (that I’m aware of).   I just had to share my BIG WIN in the Bump to Baby Blog Hop!


The hop promoted From Bump to Baby, a delightfully whimsical and colorful fabric line from Moda Fabrics, designed by Gina Martin.   And here is a snapshot of the fabrics included, from an Etsy listing for a charm pack (5” squares of fabric) posted by BresQuilts. 


From Bump to Baby Charm Squares from BresQuilts on ETSY
 
 
Here is a photo of the fat eighths bundle I received in the mail!  A fat eighth is a 9” x 22” piece of fabric.
So much colorful cuteness -- and tied with a bow!!

From Bump to Baby Fabric designed by Gina Martin for MODA Fabrics
 

 
Since it’s Shameless Commerce Tuesday, I must tell you that I plan to make some pretty new baby bibs and maybe some coordinating burp cloths to list in my Etsy shop, Pasque Flower Creations, soon-ish.  (Nothing happens quickly during tax season.  But the end is in sight: T minus 36 days and counting!!)
 
Here's a fabric combo that I plan to use for a future listing:
 


And with new babies come grannies who love to rock babies in rocking chairs!  Here is my newest listing from my vintage shop, Aunt Pheba's Vintage.  It's a 5.5-inch vintage rocking chair pincushion made of a very early molded plastic called Bakelite.  Items made of Bakelite have become collectibles.


I re-covered the original cushion with reproduction fabrics.  There's a little recessed well under the cushion, just the right size for a spool of thread and a thimble.
 
Isn't that cute?

TTFN
LeAnn
 
 
 


 

15 comments:

  1. Wow! Congrats LeAnn! That is a wonderful prize and so perferct for you :)
    The rocking chair pin cushion with hidden compartment ist adorable!

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  2. Congratulations! How fun! That pincushion chair is sweet.

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  3. What a nice win for you -- lots of cute fabric to turn into cute bibs! And that rocker pincushion is adorable!

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  4. Oh, man, what awesome fabrics! The rocking chair is really cute. I've never seen anything like it! I hope it does well for you in your vintage shop.

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  5. Congrats on the win! One can never have too much fabric :) Love the colors!

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  6. Congratulation on the lovely win!!!1I love this sweet colors and pattern - very beautiful!!!!!

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  7. That's a great prize! Congratulations! I like the Bakelite pincushion, too, and I bet somebody snaps that up quickly. :-)

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  8. Congratulations on winning that fat eighth of cute fabrics! I'm sure you'll put them to good use. And boy, do I ever understand that itchy-want-to-get-back-to-creating feeling, even though I'm not a tax preparer. I've been taking an unwelcome break this week from creating to gather tax paperwork, and it's not fun. I can't imagine a season of doing that!

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