January 26, 2011

Moving Right Along...

I've completed four placemats and napkins so far. I'll sew the rest today. I've bound the ones that are finished, and even though there are three different styles and fabric combinations from the French General line being used, I'm binding all of them in the same fabric shown on this one. It's also the final border on the table quilt below it.

We bought new hard floors for our dining room and master bedroom today. It's going to be installed on Friday, so I'm going to share before and after photographs on Saturday. It's pretty exciting to have the crummy builder's carpeting finally ripped out of here. I can't wait to share the transformation with you.

Fezzik is working on his post for tomorrow, so I'd better go and see if he wants me to take photographs for him. Thanks for stopping by, dear friends. I hope you have a happy and creative day. If you're getting pounded with more snow today, please stay warm and safe, too!

14 friends clicked here to leave a note for me:

Jillayne said...

Love you placemats - that fabric line is a favourite of mine too! They'll look pretty fabulous in your dining room after you get your new floors - looking forward to seeing the pics!

Kathy said...

Ooh, the placemats are turning out gorgeous.
Lovin the colors...and the linen napkins, Yum!
Hugs, Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

New floor!, how fun.

Michelle Palmer said...

Donna~ you're a gem! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my sweet mug mat!!! Thank you for your thoughtfulness... it is BEAUTIFUL! The colors are perfect in every room of our home~
You make me smile!
So very sweet of you~
Hope your day is sunny and warm :)
Michelle

Carol at Serendipity said...

Donna,

I spent some time myself with the French General and a package should arrive soon. I am having fun with the mug mats.

Your placemats and napkins are just gorgeous. The fabric is perfect. Can't wait for the new designs to come out.

Carol

Vintage Sandy said...

Donna these are beautiful, looking forward to seeing your new floors and reading what "Fezz" has been up too♥
Hugz

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Donna, I absolutely Love the French General fabrics you've been working with lately. I know you will have the prettiest table! Have a nice day! Twyla

vicki said...

Hi Donna -
It has been a while since I visited and I am thrilled to find you again via Deb's Heart swap exchange! Your creations are exquisite and your talents are just amazing and you truly do create from your heart~~

Can't wait to see the beautiful heart that you create for the exchange - I know it will take my breath away!

Congrats on your anniversary with Handsome - (yes he is!) - you are a beautiful couple!

Vicki

Marydon said...

What a gorgeous set you have designed & created ... the fabrics are beautiful, Donna.

We had a fabulous blizzard yesterday, 15" of that gorgeous fluffy stuff ... yippee!

Have a great day ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

Sherri said...

Oh Donna what pretty placemats and napkins you made! I also can't wait to see your flooring pictures.

Mary said...

Love your choice of prints...very pretty, Builders carpet..grrrr...I have been shopping, new floors for me too, soon I hope ! !

Brenda Kula said...

I don't think I'll ever want carpeting again. Not with the pet babies anyway. And I'll always have pet babies!
Brenda

Lany said...

Hola querida,

Es encantador estas labores en patchwork, me gustan mucho.....y suerte con el nuevo look de tu hogar....ya nos contarás como te ha ido....

besos,
Lany

nancy huggins said...

Love the placemats..you always do such beautiful work..can't wait to see your new floors..I know how excited you must be. I want to start painting and wallpapering in here as soon as it gets to at least 60 degrees so I can have some windows open :)

Faerie Moon Creations said...

What lovely fabric! Congrats on getting new flooring - hard wood floors are so lovely and rustic. Can't wait for Fezzik Friday. And we did endure yet another snow storm - with 18 1/2 inches of fresh snow. WE are sitting in front of the fire...so nice. Theresa

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