Hi all! Today was my last teacher workday, so I've got lots of summer plans involving the sewing machine! I did want to share a quick gift I made for one of my administrators.
Awhile ago I found this List Taker pattern from jcasa. I bought it, but it took awhile to get around to making some. I made about 8 for a mother-daughter tea and I knew that it would be a great gift for my coworker. She is always carrying around a notepad and writing reminders for herself. She is also a former art teacher, so I will admit that I agonized over the fabric choices ... do y'all do that when you're making a gift for someone? Anywho, I wanted it to be fab as she has an amazing style and wears lots of interesting clothes and jewelry. (And I mean interesting in a good/Anthropology inspired kind of way, not in the "hmmmm, well that is interesting" kind of way! haha)
Here's what I came up with ...
I used some more dots on the inside in an avocado-y green. These fabrics aren't all perfect matches, but I think they "go" well and I really love the result.
I am tempted to make a twin, but then her's wouldn't be unique and I think she really liked it! :-)
I am also really proud of my first attempt at pebble quilting. Not too bad!
Well, that's it for now folks ... working on a few things, including the next edition of our newsletter (coming out Thursday with a weekend coupon code) and anxiously awaiting the arrival of our coming soon collections, especially Summer House!
Happy Sewing! :-)