Sunday, January 2, 2011

A little bit more of 2010

i can finally show you the last projects that i did for 2010. i got this pattern from Fat Quarterly's holiday issue. its the lined boxed zipper bag however i made them larger. the finished size of mine are 11"x7 1/2"x3". i made a total of 4 of these green ones with the 'crafty' themed fabric for my Renegades for Christmas.

then, i made this one for Steph because we watched Project Runway together this past season & once i found this fabric i knew i needed to make something out of it for her.

another little hobby of mine is collecting quotes especially inspirational quotes. i have a whole sketch book full of them that i have cut out of magazines & i also have a file on my computer full of the ones i have found online. i wanted to do something with them this year for Christmas gifts for a few people. so.......

this is what i came up with. i made little books using thick foam, fabric, mod podge, card stock & some rings to hold it all together.

i put 40 quotes in each book & each book contains the same quotes just in different order. i made 9 of these books & it was surprisingly easy.
i love the different colors of card stock - bright & cheery.

and, of course the book would not have been complete without a quote from Dave.

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i also wanted to share with you a pattern i won on-line from Holly Hill Quilt Designs. i got to pick which one i wanted & so i picked this holiday themed one. not sure when i will get to it but i think it will be a fun one to make.

i also finished up the last block for my block swap box group. i am thinking that we will be doing it again however i don't think we will start until March or so.

i have a long week ahead of me at work so who knows how much sewing i will get done. but, i will give it one heck of a try.

also, with all of the great sales going on online i will have some fabric purchases to share with you soon as well.

1 comment:

Sarah Craig said...

I just love that Mae West quote!!! What a life philosophy!! Great gifts, too!