Saturday, September 2, 2017
Pencil boxes and more little animals
I finished the 3rd pencil box, the one on the left. The green one is made from my favorite fabric but I put in one part of the snap wrong. The one on the far right has a wonky zipper.
I am happy with how the 3rd one turned out. The lining fabric has state shapes. Mississippi is there in the corner. I included some Mississippi pencils, a pair of scissors, and washable markers and mailed them to Liam in NYC. He starts kindergarten Tuesday. Hope he makes lots of new friends.
While I was fussing with the pencil boxes the messed up snap came off box #1. Now I can replace the snap and my favorite pencil box will be ready for another kindergartner.
I have found a quick sewing project to do while watching TV.
I trace the pattern on white fabric using a washable marker.
Then I stitch over the design.
The designs came from this book I bought last summer in Savannah.
When the sewing is complete, I get the marker out by washing the fabric in diluted Dawn dish liquid.
I haven't decided how to use these cute little critters.
Glad to have Amanda Jean back for link ups today!