Aren't they cute? They're patterns for little quilts or fabric pictures, one is a bird "pinkeep." All designed by Renee Plains. I have a weakness for little bird applique and as soon as I saw these I really needed to get them. Now I just have to find the time. Found this fat quarter of a little bluebird print I forgot about in my shirtings box, so maybe I'll get motivated.
My 16-year-old daughter recently showed an interest in making herself a tote bag and so, in the interest of passing on the "sewing legacy," I took her to a quilt shop that had some really modern, cool fabrics, thinking I could entice her into making something, anything, before the urge passed. Here's what she picked out:
But summer means fun, don't you know, and it looks like she's going to be too busy making plans with friends to spend time sewing with Mom!