Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Painted Pockets!

I took a class from Sarah Ann Smith (Sarah by the Sea)  where I learned to  make freezer paper stencils from traced designs.  I had a lot of fun tracing and painting  these cute little flowers.  Watch for the video on how I did it! Oh, by the way, this is the Mug Bucket from

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Jitter Bucket size

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Lynn wrote: I have just purchased the Mug Bucket from Home-Sew and am anxious to get started making one. I see you have a pattern for the jitter Bucket and I have a couple of questions. What are the dimensions, are the buckets specific to the pattern and where do you get them?

The bucket size is now in the Material List on the back of the pattern.  It is a 5 quart paint bucket, 8.5 diameter x 6.5 inches high.  The best place to buy them is at a hardware store or in the paint department at WalMart. The old ice cream buckets worked fine, but most have been replaced by a taller, thinner model.  Hmmm..... That just doesn't sound right!  :)

Happy sewing, Georgia