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Monday, October 19, 2020

Front Porch Sittin' ~ Part Two

Front Porch Sittin', part two.  I cut the blue and purple fabrics from the Island Batik Urbanization collection by Kathy Engle into strips of varying widths.

I then sewed the strips together into sections, using the values to create areas of light and darkness.

Two sections of strips, up on my design wall.  There will be one more section that goes at the top of the quilt.


After I completed sewing the strips together, I arranged the fusible flowers that I cut in Front Porch Sittin' ~ Part One over the strip background, fused them in place, and secured the edges with a small zigzag stitch in matching Aurifil threads.  Next up ~ Thread Painting/Quilting.  We're getting close to the final reveal.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

New in the Curlicue Creations Shop ~ Week of 10/07/2020

Decorative Woodcrafts Magazine, August 2000 issue 54 - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 48 full color pages and is in fair condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes Tips from a Craft Show Veteran, 12 Irresistible Summer Projects, Plus Make Ahead Santas, and more.

Wood Strokes Magazine, January 1996 - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 46 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes 81 Full Color Step-by-Step Photos!, Easy Paint Designs for Wood, 12 New Fantastic Designs!, and more.
Pocket Patch Volume 4 decorative painting book. Good condition. Soft cover. 72 pages. Vintage 1990s.

This beautiful book includes a General Information section, and patterns to make all of the projects shown. Patterns include Honey Bear Candle Box, Grandma's Memories, Betsy Bear Flower Pot Holder, Scarecrow Bear Picture Frame, Every Buzzy Welcome Garden Sign Bear, and more.

                                                     Decorative Woodcrafts August 1996
Decorative Woodcrafts Magazine, August 1996 issue 30 - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 40 full color pages and is in fair condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes 14 Project for Summer Decorating, Prizewinning Ornaments, Recipe Set, Rooster Medley, Sprinkling Can Pin, and more.

                                            Decorative Woodcrafts October 1996
Decorative Woodcrafts Magazine, October 1996 issue 31 - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 66 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes Special Anniversary Issue, 14 Fun Filled Fall Projects, Bonus! Painting on Furniture, 16 Easy Projects You Can Do!, Simple Tips for Creating Bittersweet, Fall Pin, Kitty Box, Nativity, Santa Ornament, Scarecrow, Trick-or-Treat Sign, Turkey, Witches, and more.

                                                Decorative Woodcrafts June 2000
Decorative Woodcrafts Magazine, June 2000 issue 53 - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 50 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes Paint Pretty Tableware for Your Porch and Patio, Great Outdoor Projects, Whirligig, Fish Box, Twig Stool, New Series Fabulous Folk Art Boxes, and more.

                                                      Between the Vines Volume 4
Between the Vines Volume 4 decorative painting book. Fair condition. Soft cover. 84 pages. Vintage 1990s. All pages are in usable condition.

This beautiful book includes a Supply List section, Tips and Techniques, General Instructions, and patterns to make all of the projects shown. Patterns include Simply Country Basket and Candle, Folk Art Fun Plant Stand, Pastime Memories Blanket Chest, Summer Retweet Plaque and Birdhouse, Books and Birdhouses Wall Shelf with Drawer and Small Birdhouse, Chezza and Her Bears, Beehive Lamp and Candle, Colors of Summer Cabinet, Candle Collector Taper Box, Homespun Heart Coaster Box, Lazy Days Heart Box, Heart to Heart Small Box, Americana Cottage Birdhouse, Birdhouses Mini Heart Stool, Country Garden Heart Stool, Friends Heart Stool, Angel Thyme Clock, Switchplate and Candle, and more.

                                              Decorative Woodcrafts April 2000
Decorative Woodcrafts Magazine, April 2000 issue 52 - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 66 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes Easy-to-Paint Garden Designs, Special 25 Page Section, New Series Beautiful Botanicals, Make it Tonight Custom Gift Tag, Shabby Chic, and more.

                                                         Paint Works April 2000
Paint Works Magazine, April 2000 issue - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 100 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes Special Expanded Home Decor Issue!, A Spectacular Collection of Sprint Designs!, Turn Flea Market Finds into Fabulous Treasures!, Make the Most of Your Rake Brush!, Plus...Strokework Skills Builder!, Timely Convention Tips!, and more.

                                                   Tole World December 1998
Tole World Magazine, December 1998 issue - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 83 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes 46 Step-By-Step Painting Illustrations, Poinsettia Tradition, Special Gift Ideas, 11 Holiday Treasures to Paint, Angels to Cherish, Victorian Sleigh and House, and more.

                                                      Tole World October 1999
Tole World Magazine, October 1999 issue - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 83 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes 80 Step-By-Step Painting Illustrations, Elegant Chrysanthemums, Paint 14 Terrific Fall Projects, Jewelry for Halloween, Safari Floorcloth, and more.

                                                         Tole World April 1999
Tole World Magazine, April 1999 issue - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 83 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes 55 Step-By-Step Painting Illustrations, 12 Fun Spring Projects, Fruit Tissue Basket, great Gifts on Glass, and more.

                                                        Tole World June 1999
Tole World Magazine, June 1999 issue - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 83 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes 87 Step-By-Step Painting Illustrations, Springtime Landscape, Paint 12 Fabulous Projects, Heirloom Duck Decoy, Create a Special Wedding, and more.

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Front Porch Sittin' ~ Part One

Front Porch Sittin' is my next project for Island Batik Ambassadors.  October is my favorite time of the year for watching the sunset from my porch.  The October skies can't be beat.  I decided to do my project based on this theme.  

My porch is surrounded with flowers.  I have azaleas, climbing roses, flower pots, and a brand new flower bed between the azaleas and a brick path with Coneflowers, Petunias, and a mysterious purple perennial that I don't remember the name of.  It's essential that this project features some evening blooms.  I cut the flower and flower center shapes out of Heat 'n Bond Lite for fusible applique.

Did you see the Out and About bag I made last month for the ByAnnie.com challenge?  It used four of the fabrics from the new Urbanization collection.  I love these fabrics so much.  I'm using most of them for this month's quilt.  Aren't they lovely? 

Here's another angle.

Disclaimer:  These fabrics were given to me by Island Batik.
Here are my flower pieces, fused and cut out.  The yellow centers were cut from another Island Batik fabric in my stash. All the flower petals were cut with fabrics from Urbanization.

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Monday, September 28, 2020

New in the Curlicue Creations Shop ~ Week of 09/28/2020

                                                Tole World Magazine ~ February 2000

Tole World Magazine, February 2000 issue - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 83 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes 67 Step-By-Step Painting Illustrations, 12 Heartwarming Painting Projects, Quick Faux Finished, Romantic Victorians, and more.

                                              Tole World Magazine ~ December 1999

Tole World Magazine, December 1999 issue - Decorative Painting Creative Ideas. This magazine has 83 full color pages and is in good condition. Includes pull out section.

This issue includes 47 Step-By-Step Painting Illustrations, Paint 15 Festive Holiday Projects, Santas, Angels, Snowmen, and Elves, and more.

                                                   Between the Vines Painting Book

Between the Vines Volume 2 decorative painting book. Fair condition. Soft cover. 84 pages. Vintage 1997. All pages are in usable condition.

This beautiful book includes a Supply List section, Tips and Techniques, General Instructions, and patterns to make all of the projects shown. Patterns include Country Houses Wire Door Cabinet, Country at Heart Magazine Rack, Apple Water Can, Painting Thyme Brush Box, Northwoods Barrel Stave, Country Hurricane Lamp, Nest and Breakfast Arch Plaque, Americana Water Can, Thyme Began in a Garden, Mindy the Moose, Heart Plaque with Pegs, A is for Apple Box, Kansas the Littlest Angel, Beth the Bear Angel, Cottage Birdhouse, Northwoods Canoe Shelf, Northwoods Water Can, Bear in Canoe Routed Board, Country Hearts Gather Here, Rusty Water Can, The Worm's Inn Slate, Tyler the Rascally Cat, Jake the Fisherman, Bless out Nest, and more.

                                             Gray Smokey Glitter Star Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Gray Smokey Glitter Star quilt fabric by Keepsake Calico for Jo-Ann. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a vintage destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features a smokey gray print with stars and silver glitter. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                         Strawberry Black White Gray Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Inspirations Strawberry Black White Gray quilt fabric. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a vintage destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features a white gray black strawberry plant print. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                      Inspirations Black White Gray Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Inspirations Black White Gray quilt fabric, by Waverly. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a vintage destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features a white gray black geometric lattice print. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                       Black and White Chevron ZigZag Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Black and White Chevron ZigZag quilt fabric. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a vintage destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features a black and white chevron zigzag pattern. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                      Black and White Chevron ZigZag Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of fabric, Black and White Chevron ZigZag fabric. Fat quarter cut of unknown content. This appears as if it may be a cotton polyester blend fabric. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a vintage destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features a black and white chevron zigzag pattern. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                                      Mystic Ocean Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Mystic Ocean quilt fabric, by Josephine Wall, for 3 Wishes Fabric. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features seahorses over a blue background. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                            Footprints in the Sand Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Footprints in the Sand quilt fabric, by Elizabeth's Studio. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features footprints, seashells, pebbles, starfish, and sand dollars over a sandy beach background. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                                       Winter Magic Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Winter Magic quilt fabric, by Hoffman Fabrics. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features large scale birds, boughs, berries, and silver glitter over a white background. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                                    Pink Sparkle Swirl Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Pink Sparkle Swirl quilt fabric, by Fabric Traditions. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features swirls, stars, flowers and silver glitter over a pink background. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

                                                       Blue Seashell Fat Quarter

A beautiful cut of quilting fabric, Blue Seashell quilt fabric, for Jo-Ann. Fat quarter cut of 100 percent cotton. Easy care, machine wash cold water, tumble dry low.

This is a destash fabric, not a new, off the bolt cut. This fabric may or may not have been pre-washed.

The design on this fabric features a mix of blue seashells over a blue background. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. So unique - be creative!

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Be Creative ~ Sew Something Beautiful Today.

Jennifer Thomas

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