Saturday, July 30, 2011
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Sunday, July 17, 2011
Who as a child (or adult!) didn't play PacMan in the 80s? It was (and still is) one of my favorite arcade games. I remember as a kid being at the dentist and playing PacMan until they called me in for my dreaded orthodontist appointment. They sure knew how to take a kid off her mind with an arcade machine!
Making this felt PacMan with pellet beads does take me back to the 80s. I can do without the skinny pants and should pads though :)
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Monday, July 4, 2011
It pretty much took me all day in between doing other stuff, but I spent my 4th of July holiday making this billfold wallet for a coworker for her birthday. She had originally wanted to commission me to make this wallet a few months ago but we never got around to finalizing anything so I decided to surprise her the next time I see her at work.
I'm pretty proud of how this turned out seeing this was my first time making this type of wallet. I could have made things a lot easier if I machine stitched everything but I like sewing by hand. The internal blue compartment and white card pockets were machine stitched to give it a cleaner look. Everything else was hand stitched. I didn't like the back of the wallet to be plain so I decided to put her initials within a fluffy cloud to give a little bit of personalization.
I am pretty sure the next few billfolds I make will not take me all day to make just one :)