Friday, October 21, 2011

TWIST TO THE SUNBONNET SUE DIE.

One day while looking at the Sunbonnet Sue die this thought came to my mind on how to use the bonnet.

So I pulled out my batiks (actually they are on my baker's rack begging to be used).

White fabric - 14" by 18"
Border is 4" wide (2 eighteen inches for the sides, 22" for the top and bottom, of course, you need to measure your block to get your correct measurements.
Flower is the Sunbonnet Sue hat
Inner Flower - bottom of the hat, I place the fabric just enough to where it covered the bottom part of the hat, then I cut a curve on the one half trying to match the curve on the hat bottom.
Stems - Flower Die stems...the longest one, I just cut until I felt I had a piece long enough and
thin enough.
Pot - Tumbler die.
Heart - largest heart on the heart die
Quilt as desired.

I still have the white to quilt.

34 comments:

wackywoman said...

You are so fast and talented!

Judy D in WA said...

I love how your mind works! This is a great project...great fabrics.

SewCalGal said...

I agree with Marilyn. You are very fast and very talented. This design is absolutely lovely. A quilt of award winning potential. Love it. Great job Barb.

SewCalGal
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QuiltSue said...

That's absolutely brilliant.

Kathie said...

very cute, reminds me of a Gwen Marston little quilt!
I LOVE that pink fabric, wow thats a batik I would have bought if I saw it!
Kathie

Shari said...

This is very creative! Love it. Hope your finger is better!

Robin (RsIslandCrafts) said...

Looks great Barb! I like seeing how you use your dies a bit differently then the original plan.

JustCindy said...

Good job! Those dies can be used a lot of different ways. The wall hanging turned out great.

Gene Black said...

It looks great Barb. It is so nice to see new ways that the applique dies can be used. The versatility adds to the value of the die.

onlymehere said...

This is a definite winner! Very creative and oh, so cute!

Sharon said...

You are so clever! It is simply gorgeous!

Jackie said...

You are so ingenious! And I love the way your fabric talks to you!

Yvette said...

You are so smart! Accuquilt needs to send you al their dies to see what you can come up with.

Melinda said...

What a cute idea! And if you face them down you could make Christmas bells!

West Michigan Quilter said...

You are so creative! That is just darling! You keep this up and I'll have to go buy one of those darn things!

hetty said...

Very creative!

Lynn said...

You're so clever!

Needled Mom said...

So clever, Barb. Very cute!

kpaints said...

Oh, I just love this...great colors..so creative...love the hearts too.

Mrs.Pickles said...

Very creative!!

Vivian said...

Sweet! Seeing one thing and turning it into something else, definitely the sign of a creative mind. Love the fabrics you used.

cottonreel said...

So INGENIOUS .

Jean said...

I love how you're re-purposing the dies!

Sheila said...

I love how you think , you always come up with the most creative uses for other things , lovely wall hanging!!

Susan Entwistle said...

Very cute, love your batiks. You can also make Christmas bells :)

suemac said...

Cute. I don't have any of the specialty dies yet. It seems like you can repurpose them.

AnnieO said...

Very very clever, you! I love your color and fabric choices :)

Dogmom Diva said...

Hi Barb, first, thank you so much for stopping by..always appreciated and enjoyed...second, wowsa that is one beautiful quilt..I love what you did with the sunbonnet! Cool, very cool...
Have a blessed Sunday!

Barb

StitchinByTheLake said...

Brilliant! You need to send that idea to Accuquilt - they should use it in their marketing. :) blessings, marlene

Lesley said...

Barb, this is amazing! Who would have thought a bonnet would become a flower? Really cute and creative!

Jan said...

You are so full of great ideas----I love the way you used the dies! The fabric choices are great, too!

Joanna said...

Saw this on SewCalGal. Love it.

cottonreel said...

I wonder why I do big quilts when I could get joy from smaller projects?

Love those stylysed flowers

Judy Chain said...

Saw Sew Cal Gal talking about this.....

So clever and unique! Great creative mind you have to
do designs like these.