Friday, 24 January 2014

Immitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery ...well I hope Sheila (Blue Patch Quilter) agrees, as I have imitated a fab idea of hers!

I first saw her Mega Pinnie on  Hadley's Flying Blind blog, and fell in love - you can see why, isn't it awesome
(hope you are happy with me 'borrowing' your photo, Hadley xxx)

I did download Sheila's (FREE) instructions, but one of my many failings is a reluctance to follow instructions, so I grabbed some fabric

And got going.

I ditched the wadding, and used heavier fabric instead, I ditched the quilting, I ditched the patchwork (impatience is another failing) and in about an hour made this

 Well - an hour to stitch, and another hour to stuff!!!!!

I added a needle sheet, and a cord to hang a spool of thread on, and elastic and a short pocket for the scissors as I was running low on the fabric.  If I was making another one I might add a handle, its actually a bit difficult to move from one place to another as there is no obvious place to hold it, but I love it!

(Hope you can see  what you are looking at - photography is yet another failing!)


  1. I am sure she will be impressed x

  2. Great interpretation! It looks like it could hold a multitude of implements :)

  3. I love love love the cord to hold a spool of thread. This is on my short list to make. I will be sure to include some of your 'improvements!

  4. awesome, stopping by from New to Me in January

  5. you always come up with brilliant variations on patterns.

  6. So you basically ditched everything and made a cube then ;o)


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