Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Finish! HouseCheering


This week I got just enough time in the sewing room while Z wasn't feeling well (thanks for saving it for spring break, Z! /sarcasm) to finish the housecheering gifts I got so close to finishing during last weekend's FNSI. Here they are (click for bigger), presented with a little help from Z herself!

Check out the animals!

They were so fun to make! Perfect little bites-of-a-project.

Housewarming gifts: complete!

The plastic bag dispenser is from a tutorial by Rachel Griffith at Moda Bake Shop.

Central Park plastic bag dispenser

The pillow might look a little weird because all I have for a pillow form is an 18" pillow, and the case should fit a 20" pillow, so when Tracie fills it it might look a bit more stuffed!

Central Park Pillow

I made the pillow using KarrieLynne's (of Freckled Whimsy) tutorial at Stash Manicure. Well-written and easy to follow, and I have a feeling I'll be making more pillows for our house soon...

Pillow--close up

I love these fabrics! Charm packs are fun to play with without breaking the bank. :)



(I'm linking to Fabric Tuesday and WIP Wednesday, go check them out!)

It's been a few weeks since my last WIP stats update, so:

This week's stats (since last update 3/2):
New projects: 2
Completed projects: 2
In progress: 5


  1. I love love love that cushion! I am thinking the tired old covers on mine are due for a change.

  2. I am loving the quilting on your pillow. Great job!!!

  3. I love the plastic bag dispenser.

  4. Great pillow. I really like the quilting on it! Cheers, RIel

  5. The quilting on the pillow is fabulous! Great job!

  6. love that pillow. the quilting on it totally makes it!

  7. Wonderful pillow -- I just LOVE how you quilted it. This would perfect for some of my scraps -- thanks for linking up the tutorial, too!

  8. Beautiful pillow! Love it. The quilting look great!

  9. Such cute finishes! I need to make that bag dispensers, I just got central park fabrics too! Thanks for linking to Fabric Tuesday :)

  10. Love the pillow, love the quilting, love the squirrel. : ) I'm sure your gift recipients will love them. Thanks for linking up with WIP Wednesday!