Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Today I got sidetracked from all my other work, by Anna's new pattern, The Envelope Clutch! I've been so excited for this one, I wasted no time and whipped one up this afternoon (the small size). It came together so quickly and easily. And I even put in a zippered pocket for the first time! I used a new-to-me interfacing for this bag, Buckram. I was going to behave and use canvas as the pattern suggests, but when I saw the buckram, my curiosity got the best of me. It's stiffness made it a little difficult to work with, but I really like the result. It gave the bag so much structure!
I used Far Far Away II and III by Heather Ross and lined it with a Sketch print by Timeless Treasures. I'm so happy with how it turned out! Now I need somewhere to go so I can use it, haha! :)
Retro Flowers mini quilt! I did a little free motion quilting and bound it up in a Modern Meadow print by Joel Dewberry. This pattern was so fun and made me feel really accomplished. I am scheming to make the quilt size version! Pattern by Christina Lane can be found here!
Spring Carnival templates by Katy Jones arrived yesterday! I fell so head over heels for her pillow, I didn't hesitate to buy up a set of these templates and the appropriate paper pieces! I am cutting into my Good Folks by Anna Maria Horner for my project! I just need to decide on a background! You can find the Spring Carnival pattern on Katy's blog, here!
Sewing Summit class too! I'm also teaching a fabric selection class later this month at The Sewcial Lounge if you're local! :)
Pattern is from Modern Log Cabin Quilting.
Today I love the..
Smell of: Fresh Air
Sound of: The Muppet soundtrack
Taste of: Sesame seed bagel
Sight of: Fabric
Feel of: Warm wind
Good Things about Today:
- Productive day
- Beautiful spring weather
- Grilled cheese with bacon
- No line at the Post Office