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The Dangers of the Craft Store

So, I mentioned briefly yesterday the dangers of the craft store and their sweet, sweet temptations. I knew all that before. What I discovered yesterday is that I am not the only family member  affected by their siren song. You see, the trip to a second crafty store yesterday was supposed to be just for a spool of cheap ribbon to hang our new ornaments with. But, I brought along the girls. While on our way to the ribbon, Ellery absolutely fell in love with a Santa fabric. She petted it. She carried it around with her. She looked up at me with those sweet brown eyes and said "You make it for me?" She didn't care what I made just as long as I made it with this Santa fabric. Well, it was cute fabric. And it was half off. And I had been thinking about making them some Christmas pillowcases. And of course I ended up adding yet another project to my overstuffed Christmas to-do list. And since it seemed like such a quick and easy project, I made them today. Yes, I know, crazy crafty lady.

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The girls were sufficiently thrilled with them and wasted no time breaking them in. In fact, they are laying on them right now watching a movie in a blanket fort.

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And, I just have to say- Doesn't Ellery have great taste in fabric?

PS- the background for these photos is my Christmas Quilt up on the design wall. I am thrilled to say it is now only in 24 pieces rather than 576. It might even be a real quilt by Christmas!

Comments

balloongal said…
That is adorable fabric. Great job. Nice pick, Ellery.

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