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Saturday, February 6, 2016

The Secret Drawer

This is the secret drawer that I put marbled paper on.

 I am very happy with how it turned out.  Some of the parts that I put marbled paper on got wrinkles in them so I was worried.  I wanted to show you where it goes.
The panel lifts up revealing a space underneath.
Then you can pull out this drawer.

 Slowly but surely I am getting the tray for the flat casket done.  I cut some pieces of the edging tape to go around the edge of the tray.

Then I can put marbled paper on the sides of the tray.
Next I want to finish the pin cushion tray that has another secret drawer.


Things are going badly with the last motif of panel three of the Quaker Bag.  I was off and had to take out a lot.  So I put in some basting stitches to show me the center so I could work out from there..


 I stitched a star in the center and them realized the basting stitches were off!  ARGH. Ripped some more.   I think I have the perimeter all set but now the flower stem is not fitting like it is supposed to.  ARGH.  I'm about ready to just leave in all the mistakes.  Maybe I need to start on another piece for now.

On a brighter note, I am tickled pink that I have one side pasted to my casket.

 It makes me want to get more done.
A


7 comments:

  1. Fabulous! The secret drawer and the casket side looks really good.

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  2. Wow the secret drawer is looking lovely and casket is awesome xx

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  3. Looking good Amy. Spent the day with your BFF#2!

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  4. The casket is coming along nicely.
    That marbled paper is so pretty.
    Maybe put Q bag away for a few days and work on something else?
    Marilyn

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  5. Stitching the pieces is one thing but the finishing is quite an achievement! Love the three queens!

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