Here’s one of my recent sewing projects. I know this has NOTHING to do with Stampin’ Up!, but I hope that you enjoy seeing some other things from time to time. You never know what inspiration others might get from seeing different projects, and I enjoy letting you know that I don’t sit around and stamp all the time! HA! This is for the teacher that I am going to substitute for starting sometime in November. We have been friends with them for several years. Her husband has been a teacher for all of our girls, too, and Allyson’s soccer coach as well. We are very excited for them and I am looking forward to an experience at the Middle School this year. It should be quite a change from the Seniors I had last year! I am teaching English again, but I “demoted” to 6th grade this year!
The quilt has a “puppy dog” theme and I found all of these materials at JoAnn’s. The original pattern/dimensions came from a Quilt Kit that they sell pre-packaged at JoAnn’s. I have made several of these throughout the last few years. I keep several of these kits on hand so I can sew them up for baby gifts, but sometimes our VERY small JoAnn’s does not have many kits, or any fabrics that I am really fond of. So, I have recently discovered that I enjoy picking out my own fabrics, but following the pattern from the original kit. I guess this is kinda like copying a card or a scrapbook page, but using different papers and stamps!
One thing that I really like about the quilt kits is that they use a variety of “textures” or fabric types on these quilts. So, I make sure I use a variety of fabrics such as silky fabric, flannel, cotton, and the “fuzzy” material with the baby bumps — whatever that sweet stuff is called! It is my favorite…….I might just have to make a blanket for me out of that stuff!
Hope you enjoy seeing something different every once and awhile. I have several sewing projects that I will mix in here and there………thanks for looking and hope to see you all back tomorrow!