I have a baby shower to attend this weekend. My niece is having a baby girl, making me a
And when she does get it, it's going to come with a flannel receiving blanket and a coordinating one-hour basket, too, because those aren't going to be done by Saturday, either. *sigh.
I'm afraid the best I can offer for the shower is a delicious avacado tortellini salad and some hand made door prizes.
The tissue and chap stick holders were started, but I made time tonight to finish them up. I had made a slew of them at Christmas time, and these were cut, ready to sew.
I also pulled some 2 1/2 inch squares out of my scrap box. (I am so glad I made an effort to trim up scraps to uniform sizes a while ago. Time to do it, again, though!)
A little chain stitching, a little pressing, and a quick tutorial from Crazy Mom Quilts, and this:
Quickly became this:
A sweet, springy, decorated dish towel.
I had to chuckle a bit as I finished these door prizes up tonight. They remind me of the kinds of things the little old ladies at church would make as prizes for the church festival bingo game when I was a kid. Maybe I'm older than I thought.
I'm going to link up with She Can Quilt's Scraptastic Tuesday this week, since I actually used scraps! Have a great week!