I made myself an ironing board pad. boring? sure. but it’s so useful. my ironing board is finally useful! I simply layered some batting and insulbright and traced out the board. I then marked where I wanted the elastic, pinned, and used an overcasting stitch all around.
while I was at it, I prettified the board with a new cover using some daisy janie fabric. I was lucky to win two panels of this lovely fabric on jan’s blog and, after hording it for months, thought it was perfect for my cover. I actually like looking at my board now.
the first project to be ironed on my lovely board were some pollen8 bee blocks for rangsiwan. she asked for scattered hexes on a grey background. as much as I like them, I don’t think I want to sew up another half-hex block for a while. it’ll be interesting to see how she sews them together, I’m kinda feeling overprotective over the hexes at the top and bottom and would hate to see them sliced up.
I picked up my baby quilt again and almost have the top done. I’ll admit that I’m a little scared this quilt is more “me” than the recipient. hopefully she won’t find it too crazy. I’ll go easy on the back I guess 🙂
I was feeling a little down on sunday, so I picked up a couple of treats for myself at ulta. I haven’t bought nail polish in years, but all of a sudden I WANTED some grey polish (I blame pinterest). I picked up some other colors while I was at it, thinking of sandal season. for now it’ll be my little secret inside my shoes since spring hasn’t properly arrived here.
there was also some cleaning, pizza, lots of texting, and even some indian food. I hope you had a good weekend as well!