Over the weekend I was in desperate need to sit at my sewing machine and make something other than camera strap slipcovers… don’t get me wrong, I do love making a product you all like, but I just sometimes need a change!
So, I whipped up some pillows for my girls’ rooms. 🙂 I really like how they turned out! And, I even did the invisible seam stitch pretty darn well if I do say so! Normally I botch it – BAD! ha ha! Not this time. Good for me.
Here is Angelina’s pillow…
And, here is Zoe’s. The only thing with hers is that I wish I added more ruffles. Next time for sure. She loves it, and that’s all I care about. I left the edges raw so they would fray. That’s the look I was going for.
Lately I have had a huge itch to quilt. Just ask my husband. I am unaware of the reason for this itch. But I will scratch it very soon. My brother is getting married next month… I was going to go and be his photographer, but turns out, I am unable to go. 😥 I am bummed about it. Truly upset to tears this afternoon. Then I started pondering a gift to get them. I want to do something very special since I will be absent. Of course, having this quilt itch, that’s what I think I am going to do for them. To me a quilt is like an heirloom. I mean, how many of you have quilts from great-grandparents, grandparents, or parents? Or even aunts? Seems that they are passed down, and they hold grand and dear memories of the time “your grandpa and I cuddled under this quilt” or the times “we took this quilt on many a picnic”, etc. etc., so on and so forth. A quilt as a wedding gift would be perfect! Something for the new couple to cuddle under, take on their picnics, snuggle their babies under, and everything else a quilt can do. 🙂 Now for the perfect fabric…
I will also be making Angelina a quilt for Christmas, and after the Christmas gift insanity that was my mom’s quilt last year, I will be starting her quilt next month or in September. Christmas is months away, but I NEED to be prepared this year, because I always take on a lot [too much] over the holidays, and I ALWAYS do things last minute. I hate that about myself, and therefore, I am going on a journey to change it! I may make Zoe a quilt too. We shall see.
OK, I am going now! Hope you are well! 🙂