Thursday, April 21, 2011

Hangin' With My Peeps

I decided my Easter plush project for gifting this year would be little chicks.
My first little chick was super cute but very small and needed to be hand sewn. I decided that because the plan was to make and send several the pattern would have to be bigger so I could machine sew them. Much faster that way!
And in the end I think they turned out pretty darn cute.

Here is the whole peep party:

Sent a couple to my parents:

Me and the hubs (notice I get the pink tutu and rolled fabric rose! teehee):

All this peep making has tuckered me out, time for a nap in the hydrangeas:

One of the tags I made to go with the chicks:

Some of the other tags read, "to my peeps" "to my favorite chick" "to one cute little chickie" and so on.

Here's a little chick package ready for mailing:

They should all arrive by Easter and I hope everyone enjoys them! Happy Easter!! xo

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Bright Blooms

Just completed my Mini Art Quilt for Round 4 on Craftster, and I was sorry to see it go! But I am really hoping my swap partner will love it too. :) She wanted something in the tree theme so this is what I cam up with:

My partner is also an owl fan so I added a little owl nestled in the leaves.

I sewed each leaf individually, then turned them right side out, tacked them on the tree and then added a button. It meant for a lot of hand sewing, but I wanted the tree to have that texture.

This is the back side:

The quilt measured about 18x25 when it was done I think.

And speaking of being a fan of owls....
Looky what my Mommie found for me at Goodwill for $6! A beautiful ceramic owl lamp:

Now I know this might not be for everyone, but I just love her!!! I named her Olivette and she perches in my entryway. She makes me happy :) it's the little things right?