Saturday, April 22, 2017


When you take workshops, quite often you end up with samples of what you did. Now the problem is, what do you do with these samples?  Keep them as just samples, throw them away, or use them in some way or other. For a couple of years they spend their time in my studio waiting till I found an idea in which I could use them. Finally I found an idea and this is what I did this week:

I ordered some pillows and made covers for them. Just simple lopsided log cabins and quilted them in a way that fitted the samples. It took 2 samples to make this cushion. Another sample is still waiting to be made into another cushion, but that will happen one of the coming weeks.


irene macwilliam said...

always satisfying to finish samples.

Margaret said...

Good for you! Many of my samples are too 'rough' to become anything useful, so I tend to save them in binders -- I put them in sheet protectors I can see through. That way if I want to try the same thing again I have an example to which I can refer. :-)

chemistafloat said...

What a terrific idea!