Mothers Day Contest

Project Description

What are you most proud of? Encouraging and then totally "going" with Ellie's inspiration. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Ellie is a little conservative, so firstly I had to be the whimsical one - the spider piece from "The Very Series" was my introduction. Then I encouraged her to go through my stash for fabrics she liked. When she started in with my button box and other art quilting supplies, I left the inspiration to her. She would get side-tracked, and I would use the chance to sew on the machine (she loves this) as motivation to focus on the project. We chose something small with lots of "instant gratification" stages.

What you will need

  • lavender and pink batik fat quarters
  • cotton scraps
  • buttons
  • permanent crayon
  • ribbon
  • embroidery floss
  • quilting tape
  • netting
  • yarn.

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