November 20, 2013

This Was Fun...

 
 I dipped into my "wooly" stash and chose a few fabric colors for this project.
I wanted to make a little something extra for our granddaughters' gifts. I
actually got this idea from the "Wee Folks" book I recently shared with you.

I chose floss colors, and then started drawing my designs. Of course,
there's a Corgi for Granddaughter #2. She's crazy about our little boy.
I cut out the components, sewed them to the ground fabric, and then 
embroidered the floral designs. I just free-handed them as I went along.
 I thought a pretty bluebird design would be perfect for Granddaughter #1.
(Although the ground fabric looks brown in this photo, it's actually green.)
 After two days of stitching, I have two sweet coin purses for our girls.
 We'll tuck a little pocket money into them before they're wrapped up.
I hope they like them and are able to use them for some time to come.
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Minimiss said...

Love, love, love. Can I be your #3 grand-daughter?

Jacque. said...

Very sweet...am sure they will cherish them!

Twyla and Lindsey said...

How very sweet! I'm sure they are going to love them! Enjoy your day! Twyla

Shirley said...

Good Morning Donna, Your grand-daughters will love them. I loved the armchair caddy that you made for your mom. Rooms at the nursing home are small and if she has a room-mate it can even be more so. The fingers are staying busy. Have a wonderful day. Hugs and Prayers from Your Missouri Friend.

Createology said...

These little coin purses especially made for your granddaughters are precious. Sew simple yet so thoughtful. What young person doesn't love some money tucked inside too?! Creative Stitching Bliss Dear...

Sharon Chapman said...

These are so sweet. They will love them for sure.

trisha too said...

Donna, these are adorable.

:)trisha

Sharon said...

It goes without saying, I love the corgi purse. Donna, you have to be the most talented person I've ever known. You never cease to amaze me with your beautiful work!

Michelle May-The Raspberry Rabbits said...

Beyond cuteness!!! I love them!! I love that book too. One of my favorites.

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