Tuesday, August 31, 2010

She's so corny!


As I said earlier, I'm doing another mini-quilt swap with a book theme. My partner, Rachel, picked Harry Potter or the Narnia books for me to work from. After much deliberation, I decided on Harry Potter and the Flying Ford Anglia. The Whomping Willow is an integral part of the scene, too. It was fun to make and Rachel and her kids like it.

The label on the back is a lightning bolt, to go with the scar on Harry's forehead that he got as an infant. The scar that burns when Voldemort is nearby!

This is Nosey Parker being corny- cuddling up with my ear of corn pincushion, a gift from a friend. I had given her a book I no longer wanted, a book of fancy pincushions and I knew I'd never make any of them. This one was in the book and it was my favorite. She made me this as a thank you for the book! I love it. Apparently, so does NP! lol Makes a great little pillow.

Oh, and the doll quilt I made, the blue spiderweb? It made its way to Australia and is now living with its new owner, Kate, from One Flew Over...

Now I have to wait to see what I receive from a different partner! I kind of love the wait, it stretches the fun out longer. There are some beautiful things being made and shown every day and it's so exciting to see who gets what!


6 comments:

Valerie said...

Oh my goodness. Two of my loves-sewing and Harry Potter-in one! Beautiful!

Riel said...

Love the Harry Potter quilt!!!! I saw a thumbnail of it on another blog and instantly recognised the scene. We are big Harry Potter fans here too.

Lynz said...

Sweet Mary! That HP quilt is awesome!!! Alan's last rebuild was a '62 Anglia called Harry Snotter (a snotter being a booger over here, it was THAT rusty when we got it!) as I was a major HP fan even then....geez, that was in 2000. Man. Anyways, aye, your quilt is fanbloodytastic. I am, once again, in total awe of your talents. I'll never get that good...prolly coz I have not the patience for the finicky! Top Banana, Sooz!!

Rebecca Grace said...

I just stumbled across your blog at the Bernina We All Sew site. I'm so glad I did! My son is reading this Harry Potter book right now and I called him over to see your Whomping Willow quilt. We both really enjoyed it! :-)

Catherine said...

Awesome job of your mini Harry Potter quilt! Love it!

megan everman said...

This quilt is amazing. I've been working on my own harry potter quilt for... oh, about 6 months, and every time I googled for inspiration, this image would come up. Really really really well done! I'm sure her kids love it!