This week’s Gifty Galore 2016 project truly is fast and fun. Of course, I had to make it a little more challenging by fussy cutting.
I chose to feature one of the cute cats on the back and he fit purrfectly!
The lining fabric is from our new collection, Winter Rhapsody and coordinated beautifully.
In order to make sure the kitty would fit I copied the template from the book, glued it onto a manila file folder and cut it out. Then I cut out a “window” leaving a 1/4 inch around the edges to represent my seam allowance. After that, it was only a matter of moving the template around until I found what I liked making sure it fit between the fold lines.
Fusible Fleece gives the whole thing a bit of body. The only hand sewing on this was to close the opening after turning the project right side out. I chose to add a decorative snap I had left over from another project as the finishing touch. You could make several of these in a day, making them great for last minute gift giving—they would be great as a stocking stuffer with a little something tucked inside.
Besides keeping your jewelry safe they also can be used to hold gift cards, business cards, or even credit cards when you don’t want to take your whole wallet.
I hope you’re inspired to give these a try. Happy sewing!