Showing posts from February, 2017

Mystery Project (a gift from younger me)

As I was digging through my craft room to find... something... the other day, I came across a pretty little stack of bright batik squares, all pinned together with black strips. I have no idea what me-of-the-past was planning to do with them, but I figured I'd start with what was already done.

I ended up with seven cute, bright and contrasty window-pane blocks. Nice fabric selection, young Whitney! But that's where past me stopped on the hints. It was now up to present me to figure out where to go from there...

I decided to go with a small table runner and four square place mats. I don't really make stuff for myself ever, so this is kind of nice. Perhaps some of my inspiration came from the fact that I was sewing in my "formal crafting room", which features fuchsia purple walls and a big square table. They just seemed to compliment each other nicely.

Since I only had a few little strips of black fabric pinned in with my bunch of squares (and no idea where the res…