Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Mark Your Calendars


It's been a whirlwind of vacation prep at our house as I get the bags packed for our week in Arizona with family. I'm recruiting all the prayers I can get for safety and sanity as we make our eight hour drive tomorrow with the girls. I finished up one final gift last night for the girls' adopted great grandmother, a book cover with handles. She's an avid reader and has a few of these covers already which are falling apart from overuse. Hopefully this will be a good replacement.


I used Chairs in Grass for the exterior from Laurie Wisbrun's wonderful Tufted Tweets collection. The inside is a grey and white houndstooth from my local quilt shop. It's simple, modern, and bright -- just the way I hoped it would turn out.

I'm bringing my laptop with me as well as some hand sewing, but posts will probably be pretty sporadic over the next week. We'll see how it goes. However, I couldn't resist giving a little sneak peek at a big event that will be kicking off here at Fabric Mutt on July 9th:


I can hardly wait to share more. Stay tuned, folks!

Linking up to WIP Wednesday & the Let's Get Acquainted Link-up.

10 comments:

  1. yes, prayers for a good travel day - have fun time away. will watch for what your cookin' up for Christmas!

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  2. Looks like it will be a fun quilt along! Hope you have safe travels.

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  3. That book cover is adorable! Love that fabric!

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  4. The quilt-along looks fab. I've yet to make anything holiday-related, so I may have to join in.

    Hope you enjoy your vacation!

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  5. Have a great trip. I'd tell you about my girl's fave find for car trips but it involves crayons so. . . Lovely book cover and great button!

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  6. I'll definitely be praying for safe travels for you and your family! And the upcoming event looks very interesting! I can't wait to hear more!

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  7. Cute book cover! And I've been ogling that Christmas quilt pattern ever since Aneela Hooey made one in her upcoming fabric line... I'm keeping my eyes open for what you have planned for it!

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  8. oh safe travels and there I was worried about our 3 hour drive on our holiday!! we leave saturday and I understand what you mean about all the prep!! Chaos! I will be checking your QAL out, sounds interesting! x

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  9. Have a great vacation and looking forward to your QAL!

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  10. Have a fabulous holiday (or should I say vacation)! Hoping you are there and loving every minute at the time that I write this :-) The book cover is adorable. I love reading, but hard to find time to read and sew, and at the moment sewing's winning! Look forward to hearing about your hols and your QAL sounds great xx

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