Thursday, April 28, 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016
Sunday, April 17, 2016
|Spots of lavendar, rose geranium and sweet alyssum grow amidst a mint patch which is kept in check by hardpan soil.|
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Still cranking out bags for the granddaughters. These are for Natalie. Nat's 4 years old (almost 5) and currently into gymnastics. I lined the duffle with this very cute print fabric and with the leftovers I made a drawstring/cinch bag backpack, just the right size for Natalie. The bag measures about 13" wide by 15" long. I looked at a lot of drawstring backpack patterns before I came up with this version of my own. I used Butterick 5934 to make this duffle. I had no struggles sewing this one and have made it twice already; definitely a go-to bag patterns.
Monday, April 11, 2016
Chloe is an endearing grandchild who loves her ballet lessons. When she was younger I made a ballet bag for her, pink canvas with black gingham trim, custom-sized to her small frame. Chloe is 7 years old now and she needs a bigger bag. So, here it is sewn up in red, with hot pink trim; Chloe has loved the color red for a while now. Thank goodness for granddaughters which gives me good reason to use the embroidery feature on my very fancy sewing machine. Chloe's bag...all done! Next I am working on a bag for Natalie who is our little 4-year-old gymnast. After that, I'll be making a dance bag for Jaden who will be 13 in July. Three fabulous granddaughters, Jaden, Chloe and Natalie. We are so blessed : )