Piecing together beautiful scraps to create clever, practical items ~ sharing dreams, ideas, and stories
Monday, January 28, 2013
I know it's early, but February is nearly here and I was ready
to whip up some new Valentine decorations. While sorting fabric, I
found delicious colors for these two projects. Warm brown and
caramel colors contrast nicely with batik reds for a table runner
called Valentine Chocolate. A few half square triangles,
squares and strips made it quick and easy. I just love how it looks
on my kitchen counter.
simple project, One Heart, is an adorable door hanging for my
mother-in-law. Since she doesn't see very well, I thought the black
and white background would contrast well with the bright red heart.
Neither project took very long to design or to finish, so I'm headed
back to the sewing room to keep my creativity flowing and my fingers
Notion: February is the month of love, hearts, lace, and
chocolate, with some bubbly wine and a few snow flurries thrown in
for good measure. Enjoy it!
you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.”
– Charles M. Schulz