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Paul's Valentine's Day Present

Added Feb 16, 2009

by sarahuk4

Newton Le Willow...






This is what I made for my fella for valentine’s day, having a lack of money I couldn’t afford to buy him anything so I had a brain storm and came up with this simple tray which is for him to keep his keys, spare change, phone, etc in.

I made it using quilting squares, bias binding for the edging, some felt between the two square to add stiffness to the bottom of the ‘tray’.

I also embroidered the inside of the tray using the burda valentines stencil as a guide.

I did the embroidery using my straight stitch machine, this was my first attempt at embroidery with the machine I usually do it by hand. It was pretty easy though.

Material Notes

Cotton squares, bias binding, felt, thread





Burda for the stencil for the embroidery

Me for idea and making it

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    Mar 30, 2009, 12.12 PMby sunbeam

    lovely, very cute and ‘fresh’ looking

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    Feb 17, 2009, 04.17 AMby erdronen

    this is so cute! i love the fabric you used! what a great idea dress dummy :)

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    Feb 16, 2009, 08.59 AMby dressdummy

    Cool shape! I would like to make a bunch of these as soft dividers inside my lingerie drawer.

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