My Favorite Things!
This months' MFT Creative Challenge is to use our felt stash to make some fun projects. You can find all the participating designers on the MFT blog.
I was actually really in need of the first item I made....I often throw my iphone into my purse and if I continue to do this I am bound to scratch up the face. I didn't want a cumbersome case but rather a sleeve that I could quickly access my phone.
I chose nightshift blue felt as my base....I just measured my phone and cut on my rotary paper cutter my base....just a wee bit larger than the phone itself. I cut out little half circles at the top using my Circle STAX Die-namics so that it would be easy to grab my phone out of the sleeve.
I decorated the front using one of my favorite flowers from MFT the Winter Rose Die-namics, added in a few Royal Leaves and a single Butterfly Bliss Die-namics.
Be sure to sew the zig-zag stitches along the tops before sewing up the sides....much easier! You can see that mine wasn't quite snug enough so I did an extra stitch down each side to make it fit my phone just right :)
I took sno cone felt and cut it out with the Heart STAX Die-namics. I stuffed it with some spare stuffing from an old pillow and then did a blanket stitch with embroidery floss around the edge...stringing a pearl bead on every stitch.
The full list of felt colors and Die-namics are listed below for both projects!
We are in California enjoying some vacation time!
Enjoy your day and I hope you have been inspired to play with some of your felt today!