Apr 7, 2012

A Match Set

My daughter Deby loved my "Hanging Towel" and asked me to make her one to match her kitchen.  I bought the towel (set of 3) at a Home Goods store. I really didn't notice when I bought them, but the towels are huge.  I cut it and used the leftovers to make a matching potholder.
I pleated this towel so it would lay right. Besides it being a little shorter, I made it exactly like the first one.      For the potholder I used this tutorial found at  Sew WE Quilt and since Deby loves owls, I knew it would a perfect for a match set.

I made the shapes needed for the pattern on MS Publisher.
Cut the shapes out of different fabrics and used heat bond paper on the backs of each. I ironed them on, then stitched around all the pieces. 
After finishing both, I could not wait to give them to her.
She loves them and hung them up right away. 
Thanks for stopping by!

11 comments:

  1. Very Cute with the matching owl potholder. I was telling my daughter about your towels the other day, saying how we need to make some. I love how they won't fall off the bar on the oven. Now it's just getting around to it.

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  2. I love that cute little own potholder... Great Job! I've also been reading through your blog and have enjoyed getting to know you.

    Blessings!
    Geneva

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  3. Hi Connie! Returning the visit and I am now following you too! Love your owl pot holders, cute!!
    http://www.sewanddipity.com

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  4. I love owls. Coming from Show and tell Saturday.

    Tricia @ {Seekingecochic}

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  5. These are so cute! Id love to try making these!

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  6. How cute, I just love Bea's owl potholders, great fabrics!

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  7. Boy , she keeps a clean kitchen. Nice job.

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  8. Had to stop and look at these owls. My best friend has such a collection. Stopping by from My Favorite Thinks blog hop. Come by for a tribute and giveaway in honor of my father's 84th birthday!
    http://georgie-hornpuddinnpie.blogspot.com/2012/04/time-travel-thursday.html

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  9. "sew" cute!!! thank you for linking up to the Thursday hop. Sorry I'm behind in saying thank you. My recent post will explain my delay.Hope to see you again this Thursday. xo

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  10. So lovely to make it owl face. A good way to hang it. Love your fabric works.

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  11. You did a great job on these,,,way to go...mp now sadly her photos have disappeared..

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