It probably doesn't make sense yet, but let me explain.
That's our youngest, Brandon, and his little sweetheart of a girlfriend that Greg and I just adore! Look at her wrist, those are charm bracelets that I made and she's wearing them! I haven't shown you yet, it's coming. Christina quickly learned that Brandon's mom was a
hoarder crafter and saved me a bottle she thought I would love.
First off, I know there is all kind of wrongs with that picture! When Tierni is here and I have a camera in my hand, she finds a way to get in every photo! That's not actually her, but I'm sure you know she's made her presence! I thought I took another picture, but I didn't. This is what I have to show you the bottle. Oh, and another thing, don't ask why Brandon and Christina have that empty bottle. A mother doesn't want to know, she's just happy for the cute, empty bottle!
Because the bottle was about strawberries, I knew I had to run with that. I drew a heart on the strawberry fabric I had and layered it between batting and fabric.
Then I sewed around my markings through all 3 layers. Yeah, I know, I don't stay on the lines very well. Don't worry, it works out in the end.
After you've sewn, cut the excess off with pinking shears.
I did 3 of the hearts and 1 seed packet from the same line of fabric. That is Debbie Mumm fabric and my JoAnn's quit selling it. Does anybody know where to buy her fabric? I went to her website and they don't have her oldies, but goodies. I really want the sunflower line that she had!
After I sewed the 4 pieces together where I wanted them, I glued craft sticks to the back to stabilize it.
Then I glued it to a dowel and threw in some green sprigs I had.
Since this was for Christina, I wanted to add something for her. I printed on cardstock and mod-podged it on that tag I had.
Ignore my open purse in the background!
I hope she likes it! Christina, we love you!
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