Saturday, November 08, 2008

The Cutest Little Elephants

Today is a perfect day for sewing, lots of rain and no other pressing errands. I started this quilt the other night and was able to finish it up today. We don't know if the recipient is a boy or a girl so the colors and patterns are all very gender neutral. The bright animals and colors just make me so happy and the back is a nice, light blue that works with the cream thread I used for the free motion quilting. I even added a little tag to the back, just for fun.

New Office Curtains

I finally got around to sewing up some new office curtains. It is truly amazing what nice curtains can do to a room. Too bad they can't make you completely ignore the desperate need for a paint job, but they do come close. I chose Anna Maria Horner's Pressed Flowers print so that the curtains would work nicely with the chairs I recovered a while ago. The office is in full sewing mode right now so pictures of the entire room and the pretty pillow I made will have to wait until next time. The curtain hardware all came from Ikea. Those clippy rings are such an amazing time saver.