Friday, July 6, 2012

Week 8: "Picnic Placemat" sort of


This week, our Assignment was to Read Pages 95-107 of Deborah Moebes' Stitch By Stitch and Sew "Picnic Place Mat with Bias-Bound Edges"
I don't know about you, but I don't know if I've ever used a place mat while on a picnic....not to mention I'd have to 5 for a complete set for our family.

So, instead, I used this week's assignment to make a little carrying case for some sewing utensils:


 Here's a little advice when you're learning to sew:
It's not always going to look perfect....but looks and functionality are 2 different things.  I've been sewing for a few years now, and although most people would be impressed with the things I can make:

I, on the other hand, only see my mistakes:

The best thing is....it still works!

Now I can have a place to store my scissors and markers where the kiddos won't get at them so easily.

Pretty handy, huh?

Thanks for sewing along with me this week!
I can't wait to see what you've made!

If you'd like to join me, you can see what we've been up to the past few weeks...just click on the "Sewing Club" Tab up on top of the blog.

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Want to join us next week?
Due Week 9 Due July 13: Read 109-119 of Stitch by Stitch and Sew "Reversible Tote with a Flat Bottom"


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