So I’m teaching a class on ho to make these at work! I think are just some of the cutest potholders I’ve ever made! I cannot wait to show people how to make these at the class next Tuesday. I’ve always liked owls, so these are just too cute to pass up!
I had to take a break from this quilt this week because I have just been swamped with work and other shenanigans! Today I sat down and cut out all of the blocks, and now I am adding sashing to them to make them all nice and framed. I was going to do all black and brown bordes, but a little bit of blu, red, and queen really spice things up and make it a bit more contemporary. What do you guys and gals think?
I’m planning out a few projects for next week. I think things go slightly better when I have a plan. Haha! So, here is what I am doing next. I’m making these adorable potholders for a class I am going to be teaching at the sewing center I work at! My favorite is the owl! I’m so excited! Christmas in July!
I’m so happy with how it turned out! Next time I think I will use more Elmer’s glue to hold it in place. There was some slight distorting during the sewing process, so I think I’ll also add in some steam a seam to help hold things in place while sewing. I’m not sure if I’m doing to make matching place mats yet… We’ll see.
We all have them, we all have tips and tricks to help us sew. My number one trick is putting tape on my sewing machine to get perfect quarter inch seams. I just love it! It has worked for me on a multitude of sewing projects, and use it for almost every quilt I have ever done!
So what is your sewing secret?
This is turning out so cute! I’m just so in love with it! I mean, it takes a while, but it is a nice project for a boring rainy day. I’m sure I could sew it faster if I stopped watching Twin Peaks, but that’s just not going to happen! I think this would be a really cute ideo for a throw quilt, but I’m trying to figure out a method to hold something that large in place while I sew… Hmmm…..
I’ve been working on this for the last 2 days on and off. There is fabric glue involved so I only do a little at a time and let it dry between sessions. It’s a nice break from the other sewing I’m doing. I can;t wait to see what it looks like finished! I canlt wait to finish it so I can teach the class on it at the shop I work at! Wish me luck!