Waiting In The Wings

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Purple pots and blue mountains

I needed something new to show for the last purple Saturday
and when I first saw the teapot pattern in
Kaffe Quilts in Morocco I knew that these were on my future agenda.
In a crazy moment two days ago I decided what a good idea it would be to
make rainbow teapots but they would be fused and machine appliqued. 


Here she is waiting to go under the machine and
you will see that there is no knob on the lid of this one, I just
had to fussy cut into Thousand Flowers instead, in fact I may use this idea
for all of the teapots!

My other project this week was to play catch-up with the
Mountain Majesties and 6 blue ones are done












to add to the purples.
The centre seams are not sewn as yet because no decision has been made on
the setting. Once again these are slightly darker than they actually are, sorry!

Hope you're all enjoying the weekend and I'm off now to see what
everyone else has made this week in purple over at


18 comments:

  1. I love that teapot . . . so cool with the Kaffe fabrics.

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  2. I love, love, love the teapot. Great use of wonderful fabric.

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  3. Love Kaffe fasset fabric and that tea pot look gorgeous! :)

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  4. So much colour! I would have liked to have sent you some purple but I didn't have any!

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  5. What a sweet and perky teapot, such personality. I look forward to seeing what becomes of the mountains, great fabrics.

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  6. I'm loving watching your progress with the mountains.. they all look great! (I recognize the background fabric in the last pic..very pretty!) and it's a perky purple teapot indeed, love it!

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  7. I too love the teapot - and the way it sits on those polkadots. The blue mountains are very pretty - the colours seem so vibrant and strong.

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  8. That teapot is just my cup of tea!
    Loving all those purples.

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  9. Adorable teapot! Your Mts are just lovely..hugs, Julierose

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  10. Love the teapot! And am blown over by your choice of background. Will the whole quilt be dotty, or will it vary by block? Meanwhile...I just realized that your majestic mountains are really a mother cat with her kittens lines up behind her!

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  11. Love the teapot and the plan to use them as an RSC project - can't wait to see all the yummy results!

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  12. what a great use of pattern and balance of color. The fussy cut teapot is right up my alley you know!! The mountains are so dynamic... how will all the colors be set into a quilt I wonder! Whatever you do will be full of color I know. LeeAnna at not afraid of color

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  13. I love tea - and I think your teapot is awesome.

    Your colors always make me so happy!

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  14. Oh, those teapots will sure be fun. And what luscious additions to Mountain Majesties.

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  15. that teapot is awesome! and your choice of fabrics - I don't know whether it's the line or just your ability to choose but all those prints work together so well. nicely done :-)

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  16. It's intersting to see everyone's purple posts and the 100 shades of purple there are! Love those fun little teapots! Your Majestic Mountains sure are majestic :-)

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  17. Such lovely fabrics. Pardon me while I try to stop drooling.

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  18. Such a fun teapot!! And of course I love your blue mountains :)

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