Tim Holtz Eclectic Elements

While working on this gorgeous apron, I admit to humming that old nursery rhyme under my breath, “Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Sailor….” We absolutely love the vintage tailoring motifs that run through the Dapper collection by Tim Holtz for FreeSpirit Fabrics. We took the theme and ran with it, designing an apron with subtle hints of

Flying geese blocks, combined with the fabric’s vintage motifs, give our beautiful quilt its name. The variety is a quilter’s dream. You can isolate and piece together all the interesting bits into a wonderful collage.

Fussy cutting of multiple motifs is the name of the game in creating this bag’s special look. The front features a fabric flower, and decorative metal rivets help hold the strap ends in place for a subtle dash of dimension.

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