you know what.
This year I'm not making any big, special gifts. Instead I'm crafting a trickle of little, useful gifts. Hopefully they'll all serve well at their new homes.
no. 1 Attack of the Triangles boxy zip pouch
Pile of cool toned triangle scraps on Kona Ash with Kona Lake contrast and a purple zipper. Do you doubt my sanity? I mean, it's a PURPLE zipper.
Triangles settle in a tight formation. Tactical response? Glue baste and zigzag applique.
And... Triangles utterly defeated.
Purple zipper? Oh yes.
no. 2 Subtle Sage Green potholders
Some kitchens require sage green potholders. Some sewists like sage green. This one, however, does not. But sage is close to mint and pairs well with blue. In fact, why not add some gray, while you're at it? Just so long as there's sage in there somewhere...
Ta da! Two harmless potholders a la my Easy Peasy Potholders tutorial.
no. 3 "Snapshot" Kitchen Towels
I never would have thought to put polaroids on towels. Would you?
But when my mom realized I was snooping around her new kitchen, plotting some patchwork kitchen towels (she's a smart one, that mom) she asked for "snapshots".
Hadn't thought of this style for ages, but she remembered it from when I made a polaroid quilt with the Love circle way back when. It was fun to revisit the block. Hope the finish isn't too cutesy for her though! Polaroids want to be cutesy. I resisted in vain.
These are the last of the gifts I'll be sharing in this space. Not that I
don't have two more little things to make before Christmas... But let's not think
about that today. Today I'm hankering after longterm projects. Time to settle in for a cozy, crafty weekend. Best wishes to all!