Thursday, July 5, 2012

You did WHAT with the Applique Pressing Sheet!?!: BBQ in Style!

Jaggie here! I hope everyone had a great 4th of July! I am so stuffed from all the food I ate yesterday! We spent the morning at Veronica and Kevin's ranch with their daughter and grandson, then went to the grandparent's ranch and celebrated in true Texas form with fajitas! We ate until we all felt like an old lazy ranch dog lounging in the shade of the porch on a hot Texas day ... oh, wait! That's exactly what we did!

Well, before we all reached that point, Veronica and Michelle spent the morning organizing the "Creative Room" at the office and then Veronica's personal sewing room. Going through and organizing fabrics and notions is always motivating for them to get projects and samples finished and of course inspires new things for us to share with our Bear Thread Designs friends!

Michelle is a master organizer, but I think she learned at an early age that if she volunteers to help her mom organize the "craft chaos", then she gets to raid the stash! That's exactly what she did yesterday, working on three different projects, two of which she completed. So as part of our "You did WHAT with the Applique Pressing Sheet!?! series, here is my favorite ...

She made the lil guy an apron so he could help with the 4th of July BBQ. He was more interested putting rocks into the empty planters, but maybe next time!

The pattern is from one of the Bear Thread Designs, Inc. applique books called, "A Season to Applique", and it features quick and easy patterns for a variety of holiday and sasonal projects!

Did you do any projects over the holiday? What did you do? We'd love to hear about them!

If you "like" our Facebook page and post a photo of your 4th of July project, you'll be entered into a drawing for this book. If someone comes to our page and posts that you sent them, you will get a second shot at the drawing! (They must link to your name so we can contact you if you win.) You The contest will end July 31, 2012 so hurry and visit our page today! The winner will get it in time to start on some fun fall projects!

Well, I'll be exploring all the newly discovered fabrics and notions in our Creative Room, and will have more patriotic and other projects for you in the coming days! Come back and visit for a free pattern or two!

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