11 December 2011
A Little Stitching Underway
All year long, I carry a small calendar with me, to keep me on track with my funky schedule. This year, I couldn't find one that I liked. Either the pictures weren't to my taste or the squares for keeping track of things were too small. Then I found these inexpensive little pocket calendars at Wal-Mart. The price was right, but the cover rather bland and uninspiring. After seeing the wallets here, I was inspired to make a crazy quilted cover for it.
A few of my favorite fabrics in pink and green were picked out and simply pieced to allow room for some lovely seams. The embroidery is all pearl cotton, no beads or sequins added as this will reside in my bag and get hard use throughout the coming year.
The back of the calendar.
The front of the calendar. I love the seam with the flower wheels!
Now, I just need to finish it with some green binding and pockets to hold the calendar in place!
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