....first, white. On the treadle machine.
My daughter happened upon some cow fabric we'd used to make a gift of throw pillows for their 4H sewing club leader (who loved cows and lived on a dairy farm), and told me to make something really fun from this fabric. From a drawer of "stuff", I dug out four 20 year old potholders (still made in USA at that time) and one cooking mitt (replaced a decade ago by Pampered Chef mitts, which are long, luxurious and worth every penny of their very high price). I quilted cow fabric front and back on the pot holders, took apart the mitt, quilted cow fabric front and plain white fabric back (inside) of each half and was set to go. Adding varied colors of binding made the set match, but it was declared "fun" by Kellie.
A matching apron, here obligingly modeled by her brother (who can never resist clowning around) was the end of white thread for last weekend.
Then, for another great, exciting color, I chose.....
OK, to be fair, when my dearly beloved saw the fabric I was using, his comment was, "That will never be mistaken for quiet and refined." I told him I just won't wear it to a White House cocktail party (to which I will never be invited anyway).
But it made a great dress!
I'm working on a skirt from the same fabric this weekend. I'm thinking maybe green is the next order of business after I'm done with the loud fabric. I just like to use the same color thread for several items in a row - why waste threading effort, especially for the serger, which uses 4 spools of thread, after all? Peculiar, I know; sorry!
Desserts are coming your way next week, including at least two from the Chocolate Dessert cookbook! Hope you'll come visit, and have a wonderful weekend!