|three fqs, one 1/2 yard of remix, all kinds of notions, and chocolate!|
The other bit I got this week came from Nikki, over at The Girl Who Quilts. She had a giveaway a little bit ago for two magnetic pin bowls. I love the bowls when I saw them and was quite happy when she emailed to let me know I won my choice of two! I chose the blue and white ones, and I already love them.
See, works like a charm! And since I have two, I can have one by my sewing machine and one on my table so I don't have to go back and forth for pins.
I love getting mail like that. In the internet age, it is not often we get nice mail.
Also this week, I made little D a fallish coat. I say fallish because it is not suited to the rain we've been having lately, but it is nice and warm for the non-rainy fall days.
I used my beloved bike fabric for the outer and some leftover yellow minky for the inner. Turns out I didn't have enough of the brown fleece to make the jacket even if I decided to use it.
I didn't really use a pattern - surprise surprise - but it turned out pretty good. The arm holes are a little smaller than I would like, but that can't be helped now since I used up all of both fabrics. Still fits. That's all that matters at this point.
|D trying on the hood before I finalized it.|
I don't have a really good pic of it, sorry. My model is quite impossible and I can't hang it against a flat surface because of the hood. But you get the idea.
We like it.
Oh, and did you know that frosted rulers make for an excellent face mashing apparatus?