Anyways, after all the hard-core Christmas crafting I have been doing, it was time to make a little something for ME :-) I always drool over the awesome rainbow creations in Flickr, and thought I could use a little color in my life this winter. Enter the Rainbow Spool Pouch!
The spool portion was inspired by this mini quilt by Jolene at Blue Elephant Stitches. I decided to make a set of them in rainbow tones and applique the finished product onto linen to make a pouch. My longtime best friend and I have recently instigated a weekly craft night- it will be good to get out and not be such a crafting hermit! She knits and I sew, so we are going to teach each other some new tricks :-) I thought a large pouch would be useful for stashing an assortment of scissors, thread, yarn and notions when on the go.
Just used a bunch of scraps from my bin for the spools. Hand stitched on some stray "threads."
On the reverse side, I did some colorful machine stitched rows and hand sewed on the word "stitch"...you know, in case I forgot what I was supposed to be doing. Don't you hate when that happens??
Lined the inside with one of my favorite Erin McMorris Wildwood prints that I have been hoarding and used a bright orange zipper.
This baby measures in at 13" by 10", so lots of goodies fit. I can envision a series of pouches in this theme....