you'll notice that I said three for my "guys" and not "four for us!" I totally missed the opportunity to make myself a holiday travel pillowcase. so after Christmas, I purchased this pink holly fabric for myself and the other for my sister. she's a pink and green kind of girl who loves flamingos, so you can guess which one is hers!last week, the fabric had been screaming at me long enough...I sewed them up! happy finishing everyone!! **you'll want to visit lisa's blog to download her simple pillowcase pdf.**
Monday, March 15, 2010
finish week::sleep well
back in December, I pulled out my sewing machine for the first time in many, many years. I've never felt comfortable sewing. it may have been the perfectionist in me, but looking back, my first projects were all garments that made the learning process totally frustrating! with encouragement from lisa to try again and inspiration from larissa to make a quilt top, I made it a personal challenge to begin learning how to use my machine in the crafting arena.
my first adventure was successful! I made this stack of pillowcases (all except the bottom cloud case...mark made his own) one afternoon before the holidays. three for my "guys" and three for Christmas gifts: