STARS. Two giant stars. They aren’t sewn together yet but you can see somewhat how they are going to look.
I took one of my 25 patch blocks from each color set and sliced it diagonally down the center.
I like the color arrangement of the star on the left. Not so much the one on the right. I think the green looks dull. Could use a sprinkling of some “pop.” I think I am going to redo the entire block. I have some more interesting green fabrics in my stash. Or I could use the yellow ones. Though I wasn’t happy with the color arrangement.
Now, I have to decide what to use to fill in the open spaces. I have a few ideas. We shall see where those ideas take me.
An online friend suggested I might enjoy sewing this little project called Double Pocket. She had made several in various colors and they turned out very pretty. So I decided to try my hand at making one.
It has a pocket in front and back of the buttoned tab. I had a bit of a problem sewing all the pieces together and getting them all on the right side but eventually I did figure it out. I am going to make a second one just to see where I went wrong. It turned out good. It will do what it is intended to do. And that is to hang from a belt to hold small items such as keys, coins, cell phone, etc when you are out partaking in your favorite form of entertainment or exercise.
Here is how it looks hanging from the denim tote I made. I used the same denim and printed fabric. You could use fabric leftover from other sewing projects. Would be perfect to use up some of your scraps.
Supplies used to make Double Pocket:
1/4 yard denim
1/4 yard printed fabric
one decorative button
3″ navy satin piping (for button loop)
Measurements: 7 1/2″ height and 3 1/2″ length
Pattern used: Double Pocket from the book A Pocketful of Whimsy, Wee Patchwork Gifts by Kathleen Rindal Brooks, pages 28-30. Full size pattern pieces are in the book. I scanned the pattern pieces and printed them out onto hardstock paper.