BackTack III, Version 2.0

July 13th

I’ve lamented that my first Backtack III package to Kerrie never arrived. Alas, it truly never arrived. I worked on version 2.0 last week and it is in the mail with 4-6 day delivery. It should be arriving Monday at the latest, fingers crossed.
A sneak peek:

The third, bunny bottom button

I went a little crazy with the pink in this package. I must admit. Somedays I just feel pink. Anyone else feel a color from time to time?

In other sewing progress, I picked up some more Martha Stewart tea towels the other day. They aren’t necessarily cheap ($10 for 5), but the designs are great. I always have a hard time figuring out which ones to purchase because I like them all. I made some of my favorite aprons from the last batch.

towels

These will become knitting needle rolls.

Matching ribbon for needle cases

Paired with a pretty ribbon for the closure, this is a simple project with clean lines.

Pretty pinned fabric

Man, I love to sew. I know, I’m such a dork. But there are days I wish I could sit in front of my sewing machine, pairing fabrics and creating from sunrise to sunset.

~K

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12 Responses

  1. I love, love, love those tea towels!!! I passed a K-Mart on Saturday night when we went out to dinner and didn’t stop. DRATS!!! I may have to take a trip there soon.

    I love the button tail on the bunny. It’s so cute.

  2. Those towels are fabulous! I recently saw in one of my many magazines how to make a beach tote out of a beach towel. I loved them. I must learn to sew! UGH And yes, I totally feel like a color every day (sometimes black wins out several days in a row LOL)…I think I dress based on those feelings each morning.

  3. I can’t wait to see what you do with them. You have such a great eye for colors. Please let us see what you come up with. Seeing the things you put together inspires me to sew….

  4. Ooh – so pretty and so fun. I’d much prefer to do that right now than what I”m doing. WORKING!!! Blah

  5. LOve those colours, so summery especially in this hot weather.

  6. ohhh!!! everythings is so beautiful! i was thinking about the knitting needles roll… i’m going to do too, but… i don’t know when…:S

    your fabrics are amazing!

  7. Great towels…and now aprons! Very cute! I have those days where I wish the world would just get out of my way so I could sew morning to night. But I suppose if I had all the time in the world to do it, I’d enjoy less.

  8. beautiful colors of tea towels
    please show pics when done.

  9. Oh, those tea towels are awesome!

  10. Lovely colors and they look really nice and simple with those ribbons! I know how you feel! My mom says that I finished being a researcher and now I am going to become a seamstress 😉

  11. Wow, I had the same towels and the same idea to make knitting needle cozies.

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