i have to admit, when the sun’s out i get pretty lazy and frequent the craft room much less
however, here are a few things i have been working on since i last posted
i made a set of burp cloths and a bapron for our friends’ son, alex. i backed them all with towel/terry cloth for extra absorbency. i was pretty pleased with how they turned out, and brandon and rachel were pretty excited to receive them as well 🙂
i LOVE all things christmas, so i didn’t even hesitate to treat myself to the new cotton and steel tinsel fabric. i also picked up this adorable sock pattern, and figured i could enlarge them and have them pass for stockings. what do you think?
my good friend ashlee purchased some tank top patterns, which is really motivating me to try to find my wiksten tank pattern. i am ready to sew some clothes!! losing weight is great, but buying new clothes all the time is not! being able to make my own would be awesome!!
i got some work done on my senna tote, but of course i didn’t take any pics. i am also having trouble making straps with the faux leather/vinylish material, but got a lot of tips and advice from some fellow quilters, so i need to test those out soon. perhaps i will have this bag done by the end of the summer? i should set a goal to have it done by a wedding we are going to at the end of july, so i can use it for traveling. yes, that’s a good goal 🙂
i feel like i have done more, but i guess i haven’t. smh
today i did strip all of the paint off of this bad boy!
as you can see, sanding wasn’t quite getting the job done. now that it is stripped, i can try sanding again, and can’t wait to refurbish this into a stylish way to store…fabric of course! i have some awesome handles already picked out too
oh yea, i did finish my wedding quilt, which we used during our engagement pics and they turned out awesome, but i’m not ready to share those yet. soon i promise.
i don’t know why i felt so accomplished lol. i guess because i have gotten a lot of wedding stuff done?
it’s supposed to rain a lot this next week, so perhaps i will get some sewing done this summer afterall