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Prairie Quilter/NE's Blog – March 2012 Archive (2)

Kindle cover

(Wow, two posts from me in one day.  I'm on a roll!)  Here's a Kindle cover I recently rushed to make one evening.  It is not an original idea, but I didn't have a pattern - just winged it, so it's a little rough.  It isn't quite finished, as it doesn't have a closure yet.  And there are things I'd change if I were to do it over again.  I wouldn't use the obnoxious white elastic strips again, but they were all I had at the time.  I would also make the strap on the back wider.  I used iron-on…

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Added by Prairie Quilter/NE on March 1, 2012 at 9:48am — 16 Comments

oversized ironing board

I've been wanting an oversized ironing board for my quilting.  DH recently made this one for me.  It is a 22" x 62" plywood board covered with one layer of leftover scraps of a cotton batt (warm & natural) covered by a heavier cotton pillow ticking fabric.  I LOVE IT!  I does take up quite a bit of space in my small, slightly messy (snicker), basement quilting corner, but it works.  (See my little yellow space heater?  It's my best friend down there in the winter.)        …

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Added by Prairie Quilter/NE on March 1, 2012 at 9:24am — 18 Comments

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