Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Craft Derailment .... Puppy Station

Not so much time for crafts lately - since we just got a new puppy.

But I am trying to put together a set of place mats, I picked out the fabrics, and just need to find the time to sew. I'm going with the pattern in Bend-the-Rules Sewing - and using flannel as the interior, right sides together.

One other thing I found this week is the kolo blog. I have long been a fan of the kolo album, and was sad when their flagship store closed in Hartford, but I'm pleased to see the new Essex Travel Book, which looks so convenient and handy as a journal. I also really liked the blog entry about using a little embroidery square in the photo window on the album cover. What a great idea! Here is something I embroidered a couple months ago, when I first learned how to embroider. I never know what to do with these little pieces...