Saturday, March 11, 2017

The "big" reveal :D

Yesterday I posted a bit of a teaser - a couple of pictures of a notiony collection that was to become a "thing" instead of just "a weird collage".  I did get it done last night, and this afternoon I braved the cold (current temp with windchill = -20C :D) to grab some pictures in my back yard :)

A long time ago - more than a year, I'm sure, a sewy friend gave me some fabric left over from a project she did.  There were several (approx.) 1/2m pieces along with some scraps.  I used up pretty much every inch of the fabrics, and ended up with a lovely set to donate to the counselling center :)

And here we have ... The Jungle Collection ... featuring Gigi the Giraffe ;)



9 bibs in varying sizes, plus a drawstring bag to hold them all :)



A closer picture of the drawstring bag, and the monkey and giraffe bibs :D


The polka dot bibs :)


The giraffe bibs, providing the theme for the drawstring bag ;)



Here's a view from the back - I was staring right into the sun so I couldn't really tell what I was featuring in the camera, lol.  I didn't get the entire set in the first photo ...


So here's the last couple of items - the blue square on the back of the drawstring bag is one of the last scraps from the pieces I was given :D



The free pattern for my giraffe applique is here :)  I want to get a close-up picture of the front of the drawstring bag - I didn't really capture it while I was outside, and the pictures I took a minute ago in the kitchen were rather ... crap.  Hubby and I are going to the Fabricland "grand opening" - his idea! (haha as if) - so I'll do that when I get back - I'm sure it'll still be sunny ... hopefully it won't be squally! ;)



6 comments:

  1. Your bibs are adorable! I definitely need to make some. The giraffe bag is cute, too! I'll be looking for a close up photo of that, to see the details. I'm not sure I would have braved to cold to take the photos though :)

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  2. I am sitting here on Waikiki Beach soaking up the sun. You should have come along! Well, you are definitely being way more productive than I am. Meeting lots of your countrymen and way more Australians than I expected. They have a shorter flight than we do as it turns out. Really need to brush up on my geography. Enjoy that dinner out and stay warm!

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  3. Love your jungle collection. Happy giraffe baby items.

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  4. Beautiful bibs, especially the giraffe ones. Great idea to put them all in the drawstring bag.

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  5. As I am discovering with the droolworthy grandson, you can never make too many bibs! These are so colourful and fun too :)

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  6. Fab bibs too! I've done some hand sewing and a *bit* of buying!!'

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