23 June 2011

our creative space 'i like it hot hot hot' my entry for the Hottie Challenge

Greetings all,
Have you been following the show & tell talent display of hot water bottle covers over at the CurlyPops blog??  Cam alone has coordinated 60+ designers to create amazing hot water bottle covers for The Hottie Challenge which is a fundraiser for The Margaret Pratt Foundation (lungs).  All the gorgeous hot water bottle covers will be on display at the Open Drawer Centre, 1-24 July, there will be 100s of them, all donated & available for sale.     
Voila - my entry to challenge, here's hoping it will raise some much needed funds.
 I thought i'd go with pink, red, pink, white & some more pink??
 The only rule was that they had an open top, for display hanging purposes, which is not my regular hot water bottle pattern, so i created a draw string design.
 I put together a hexagon feature, which i applique to pretty Cath Kidston gingham, rose & lace fabric (could not be girlier) which was quilted to organic batting.  The red & white Donna Hay thick-baker's-twine-inspired-draw-string is under pink & white stripe bias, with red & white narrow stripe bias around the top. 
 With random quilting in zig zag stiching across the back, with the Cath Kidston fabric going in the opposite direction - it's all about contrast & details - how a filled hot water bottle looks from every angle.
 I hope this brings some rosey toasty nights to someone very soon, knowing it was made with love & purchased from a very good cause.  Do go along to the event if you're in Melbourne!!  Check out our creative spaces for a long list of clever craft on Thursday, you might discover more hot water bottle cover goodness??  Love Posie

31 comments:

PaisleyJade said...

Love love love!! Super cute and very sweet looking.

Kate said...

Love it! It certainly is delicious and girly. I love how each and every hottie is so unique and wonderful. It is going to be one amazing exhibition, I am trying to convince the boy to delay our trip so I can go.

Megan said...

oh i would love to see them all! yours looks lovely, the drawstring is a great idea!

Jennie said...

Gorgeous - love it Jennie!
Its going to be a brilliant exhibition, I wish I could go along and see them altogether!xx

Felicity said...

For the first time ever I've been inspired to own a hottie, yours is simply gorgeous Jennie - I'm in love with the colour scheme and all of the detail.

xx F

Rhi@FlourChild said...

I love it, the girlier the better! It's summer here, but I am drooling over all these bloggy hot water bottle covers, and think I should start making my own now for NEXT winter! :)

Amy said...

Love it Jennie! It is super girlie and super sweet.

Hope your felling better!

Amy said...

that was meant to say hope you're feeling better!

I really do know how to spell. I swear.

Sarah B said...

It's fabulous Jennie! So beautiful!

Mookah said...

Feeling hot, hot, hot!!! Lovely hottie cover and that Cam is one super amazing lady.

Cate said...

Posie this is just so beautiful! Such a lot of work has gone into it - no wonder you are so proud of your effort :-)
xxxCate

Makeminemidcentury said...

I love yours! I love them all actually. But yours seems very practical to me ... could be thrown in the wash for instance. (That's a good thing, Posie P!)

Miss Prudence said...

gorgeous gorgeous patterns!

Miss Prudence said...

gorgeous gorgeous fabric and patterns - girlie wonderful!

Tas said...

Oh what a beautiful hottie!

1000 Homes of Happiness said...

ooooohhh, Gorgeous Posie! So cosy and comforting. You are very clever.

What a fab exhibition.

xoxox

Kellie

Posie Patchwork said...

Oh you're all so kind, really encourage you to check out the ones featured so far on CurlyPops blog, amazing talent we have around us. Love that yes, i've made it look machine washable,
'tis how i roll - comment from a fellow mummy of 4. Love Posie

quilary said...

Really pretty!

Brenda @ Mira Narnie said...

i love it Posie! Gorgeous colours and design! And oh so practical!!! must hunt out my water bottle and get making a cover! xx

Jill said...

Gorgeous hottie! Love the colours!

Jill @ Creating my way to Success
http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

flowerpress said...

That's so pretty, I love it. And I agree I can just see it snuggling in my bed. Great work :-)

Kylie said...

It looks great - I had so much fun doing this challenge - I am going to have to make a few for us and visitors for next year.

ally said...

Yours is gorgeous
I'd buy it!!

Kristine said...

It's gorgeous. Beautiful fabric choices. I love a hottie.

CurlyPops said...

My motto is that there's never too much pink, so of course I love it!
I also love that zig zag stitching adnd the way you did the drawstring and the stripey binding. Just beautiful Jennie!

Ali said...

cute! I love my hot water bottle. my mum made me a cover with a fuzzy little elephant on it!

Adele - A Lass from Downunder said...

Your hottie is so pretty and deliciously pink :)

Jodie said...

awesome hottie for a great cause

Arwa said...

Simply beautiful :)

Posie Patchwork said...

Sharing the love, really appreciate it!! They're for sale for $50 + any donations, amazing isn't it?? Love Posie

sophielou said...

hi i really love your desighns i think there really clever and give a sense uniqueness im really looking for a quilt throw for my new bedroom with the same type of design maybe in reds or blues, i love the fact that each "hottie" is so different they look amazing x