Tea Towels for Mei Mei and A Big Thank You!

My little niece  Mei Mei, thinks of me as her own personal sweat shop. She tells me what she wants, and I have to make it. Now. She could care less about my no-customs-EVER-seriously-I-mean-it policy, and somehow she manages to break me every time. If you’ve been here for awhile, you’ve seen the multiple aprons I have made for her for her play kitchen. This time she asked me for demanded tea towels.

So, despite all of the work that I have piled up this week, I dropped everything last night to make these two tea towels for my darling little Mei Mei. I used simple, unbleached muslin and did super simple machine embroidery for the bunting line and balloon strings. The bunting flags and balloons are stamped on. And, finally, I made the little duck illos, stars and wrote her name in fabric marker.

And, one more thing I have to tell you about! Do you remember my pathetic plea to have you re-pin a project for me to help me win tickets and teach a Design Camp at Alt Summit this January? Well, I won! I couldn’t believe it, and I seriously felt all my blood drain from my head and almost fainted right here at my computer when I saw the email. I’m not kidding, I was that excited! So thank you, thank you, thank YOU to everyone who helped me get this amazing opportunity. I promise I will be a complete dork and gush all over my favorite bloggers!
The other two winners made pretty awesome projects, too. So definitely check them out!

One Response to Tea Towels for Mei Mei and A Big Thank You!

  1. liza jane says:

    Those tea towels are super cute!

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I'm Marigold and I like to make stuff. You can email me at marigoldhaske@gmail.com