Wednesday, August 4, 2010

College Advice

ONE - Don't study too hard.  You wouldn't want to miss out on some fun because you were in the library.

TWO - Ice cream is its own food group.  Eat lots of it.  Preferably with friends instead of studying at the library.

THREE - I'm all out of advice at this wee hour of the morning.  Sorry.

The pillows are finished and ready to adorn a college dorm twin bed. 

I opted for rick rack instead of a fabric flower.  In the end, it all came down to time, and adding rick rack was like 1000 times faster than hand sewing 3 fabric flowers.  While the rick rack was a time saver, I have to say I really like it.  I'd be happy to have one of these decorating my dorm room.

I'm going to be out of town again for a couple of days.  The Italian's parents has reserved some rustic cabins in the mountains for us.  Wish me luck roughing it with my little ones.

When I return I promise to make the Jump Rope Dress (!!), and I also have an idea brewing in my brain for a new window treatment for my sewing space.  Stay tuned!


jrs said...

nice work on the pillows. I like how they turned out.
the jump rope dress pattern looks cute, can't wait to see how it turns out.
have fun in the mountains.

Annee said...

The ric rac was the perfect, not too much, touch. Good job figuring it out!

I still don't have my sewing machine back. Sigh. Even your dorm room pillow sewing makes me jealous.

Kevin and Kristina said...

The ric rack is perfect. That was what I was thinking you should use... but couldn't remember what it was called. I'm sure the girls will love the pillows!

Have fun roughing it :)

Sarah M. said...

Ric rac to the RESCUE!! Perfect!

E J said...

That was just the "Liz touch" those pillows needed!

Sanchez Family said...

Very cute! Love it!

Candice said...

My young women are making these tonight. I'll let you know how they turn out.

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