And of course it's my stitching pedal foot! Just a hairline fracture so should be okay in two weeks.
So I did tidy up my sewing studio today and organized my WIPs
I'm just going to plan to sew my AES sampler QAL blocks, my Orphan Block Odyssey quilt and use my purple scraps to make some "almost hashtag" blocks for my Rainbow Scrap Challenge quilt this month. I'll just hand stitch, design quilt patterns or work on my rag rug project most of the month.
I'm also dog sitting my grandpup Leo for ten days so four dogs will keep me busy.
And on Monday hubby traded in his car and bought this fabulous Dodge Challenger which we are both loving.
But of course I haven't been able to drive it yet thanks to the broken foot? 😫😥
I have made my dogs some dog jackets lately and was asked for the pattern, since all dogs are different sizes that is difficult to do, but I am going to do a tutorial showing how I did it.
This is the pattern for my medium sized dog Henry the Cockapoo, I have laid it on my cutting mat folded in half and lined up with the inch marks so that you can copy the pattern onto a grid if you would like to try this:
And this is the pattern for my small Maltipoo Ebony again it is folded in half and lined up on the inch grid so you can copy it if you would like to:
Once you have created a paper pattern you can lay it over your dog to determine if you need to enlarge the pattern or decrease the size to suit your own dog.
Then you need a piece of fabric and some batting. Any scrappy patchwork or UFO you no longer want will do fine for this or you can take the time to create a patchwork design that suits your dogs personality. Spray baste the top to the battingLay the pattern on top and cut out the p…