Over the long holiday weekend, I was able to actual get some sewing done, and best of all everything came from my stash. Granted when you have a large stash to choose from, it's not that hard, but it still feels good to use up what you have.
First, I made a couple lavender sachets. These are super easy. You just cut two five inch squares, so all the way up three of the sides, part of the way on fourth, and then flip right side out, stuff, and zip across the top (and bottom for a little symmetry). I did add a little lavender essential oil to the lavender to freshen it up. Then I stored the finished projects in a sealed bag to keep them fresh.
|L to R- Vintage Sheet, vintage flour sack, and a smidge of fabric |
that was left from a fat quarter bundle I had bought at my local quilt shop.
|Some Kona Bay fabric with a red polka dot interior.|
|It's not very colorful, but I like the print.|
|A close up of the print.|
|Here's my first stab at it.|
So, I found some tree fabric I've had sense Christmas, that I really liked, but I never really knew what to make out of it. Then I picked some purple fabric that I originally bought for a dress, but for various reasons it was never cut into for that. It's a nice quality fabric, with a sheen to it. Fancy, but not too fancy. So, I got to work making bag number two.
|Love it! I see more of this pattern in my future!|
It's been fun to get back into sewing and fun to use up some of my stash. How about you? Have you been doing any sewing?