My sewing machine has been calling my name and I found the perfect project: an Easter basket!
Every year I send my granddaughter a basket (usually purchased) and I fill it with treats for her. I use to place a few plastic easter eggs, fill them with candies but one special egg had money in it. It was our special treasure hunt :) She's now going to be 12 and I wanted to make her basket special this year.
Enter some fabric, graphics, and my sewing machine! I can always depend on finding just the right graphics at The Hungry JPEG. I used a set called Happy Forest Watercolor Clip Art. The animals are so cute and although initially I bought them to make a baby blanket, the bunnies were perfect for the Easter basket.
First I had to sublimate the graphics on two pieces of poly linen. Once I did that, I pulled fabrics from my stash to coordinate with the graphics and off to the sewing machine I went. No pattern was used and the important thing to remember here is to be sure you measure TWICE so that the side panels of the basket go around the circumference of the circle base. A little challenging but it worked!
I am so pleased with the results and I can't wait to fill it up with treats and send it off to her.
Til' next time, Keep Krafting!