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Archive for February, 2010

Here’s a twist from what I usually do… most of you know I’m a sewer, but I also love, love, love scrapbooking and card making!
I made this thank you card using a Stampin’ Up stamp for the message on front and the Branch card from Provo Craft Cricut Wild Card cartridge. The stamp and envelope are 7″. I used DCWV Jewel cardstock and Mariposa mat stack and topped the card with a dotted teal ribbon from Michaels. The brad and hardware (on the branch) was some I had in my stash.

This card is for a women’s group at my church who booked me as a speaker for their special event in January. I am so appreciative to them!

Toodles for now!

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I made a cart cover for my grandson Asher, using Simplicity’s 4636 Baby Accessories pattern (see image below). I carried it with me on a trip to the hardware store so I could try it out on a grocery cart. It is a great fit and I am sure the little man cub will love the soft Minkee fabric! Constructed completely of Minkee, so you know it is snuggly and comfy!

This, being my first one, isn’t perfect cuz that’s the way I roll… I get impatient and don’t change thread colors so my stitches show when they shouldn’t, but here it is:

The pattern called for the cutout for the legs but not for a safety strap, so I improvised and made a buttonhole manually to thread the belt through. I zigzagged down one side, wide at the bottom, then zigzagged again back up and finished off with wide zigzag at the top. It looks just like a huge buttonhole. I just slit the center with small scissors and cut the opening, then put a seam on either side of the opening beside the zigzag stitches to keep it from raveling. Minkee sheds a bit, so this will keep it nice and neat.

Should’a used white thread but like I said, I was over anxious and didn’t really think about it, so you can see the buttonhole effect on the back.

Here’s the pattern… easy enough for even beginners! Few pieces to cut out, and you can do it from all the same fabric, I just used what I had.

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