Design Wall Monday

My wall hasn't changed much, although I have fixed one problem.  Sunday DGS#3 and I did a bit of sewing.  I cut a 6 1/2" square of fusible interfacing (one sided) and handed a pair of scissors and a bag of scraps to him.  He cut and overlapped them all over the square.  Then with a TEFLON sheet, he fused them together.  Then I showed him how to sew a straight line down the piece to further anchor them.

We then cut out two batting squares same size as the top and had him find a fabric for the back.  We cut that two inches bigger.  Going to the ironing board, we folded two opposite sides in half.  Then I had DGS#3 sew them down folded over the sides.  He worked on each part of the process.
We made a pot holder for Mom.  Today he turns 8!


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  1. What a great job! Mom is going to live it. Thanks for sharing with Oh Scrap!

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  2. Memories along with a great gift.

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  3. How good to see your GS is so keen to stitch and stitch so well, his Mum is going to be thrilled with his gift, keep it up young man I will enjoy watching you develop and making your first quilt

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  4. How fun to stitch with your DGS! His mom will be thrilled with her gift. And he looks so proud of his work.

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  5. I started showing my 9 year old GD how to sew this summer. She made a microwaveable bowl for her mother on my sewing machine. I made her a sewing kit to take home and she has been making clothes for her stuffed animals. I'm so happy that she's able to create with her sewing.

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  6. He is just too cute and he's a quilter! Can't get any better than that. Awesome!

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