Posted by: thedianestory | July 30, 2012

Craft Olympics – Part One

My friend Shelley started this crafting idea amongst her friends to work on any kind of project we wanted to complete during the Olympics. The idea is finishing a task and achieving a final result. Not unlike the athletes are doing in their sport during the Olympics.

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I’ve been really ill so I didn’t get started on time but tonight I did the starting touches of my project. I’m finally getting around to sewing a new liner for my sunglasses basket I keep on my piano by the front door. It’s where I keep all of my glasses (I’m sunglass obsessed) so I can grab them on my way out. Anyway I bought the basket almost two years ago at Ross and it has a black liner and says “Trick or Treat” on one side. It’s always been my plan to sew covers for each season/ holiday. And have never gotten it done. So tonight I worked on tracing a pattern and cut the first piece of fabric.

Shown above is my starting pieces. After taking the current liner out of the basket to make a pattern I’ve found that it is a bit more in depth than I realized. I’m not totally sure I know exactly how to piece and sew it all together. The bright side is that my grandma will be here in two weeks and I know she will help me if I get stuck.

Stay tuned for pictures of my work in progress!

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Responses

  1. Awesome, Diane!

    It is also very cool that grandma will be here soon and knows what to do. You two may share a project and you can learn something from her. What a memory to look forward to making. Even if you get this one done on your own. You can always make another with her. 🙂
    I am so glad you are participating. Thanks, sweetie! ❤

    • With my health I was sure I was going to make it happen but I did. 🙂


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