* calendar page

Posted on December 13th, 2006 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts.


I finally finished my page for the calendar swap. I’ve gotten a bunch in the mail already, and people did some really nice things. For my page, I cut little 1 inch pinked squares of all my small prints. I, uh, have been on a bit of a fabric-shopping spree lately, so I had lots to choose from. Becket helped me arrange them on a piece of linen, which was a fun puzzle. Scanned it in, added the text, printed it back out. I’m pinking the edge of the paper to match the little squares, then they’re going in the mail. I really like how they turned out.

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33 Responses to “calendar page”

  1. kwoozy Says:

    great idea! will have to try this out …except I need to scanner. hmm..

  2. Mom of Three Says:

    That is such a great idea! I am so NOT artistic with my hands, a frustration always. Now I get around some of that manual bumbling by doing things digitally, so I just love this.

    My favorite medium is PhotoShop. Thank goodness for that program!

  3. Anisito Says:

    Very cute!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Jan Says:

    Clever and charming!

  5. Amanda Says:

    What a fun idea! And there are so many lovely prints!

  6. Casey Says:

    That is a really cute idea!! :) I love all the little prints you chose.

  7. Kathleen Says:

    This looks fabulous! I love all the different fabrics you used, and the pinking is a lovely touch.

  8. brandie Says:

    oh, i think that is just brilliant! i am going to have to borrow this idea! :)

  9. Pam Says:

    That is super cute! Very clever idea.

  10. moki Says:

    You are a genius!

  11. abbyjane Says:

    This is super! I love your idea. And it is so fun to see one of the fabrics I sent you in there!

  12. Sarah Says:

    I have the fabric you used for the 24th (the day before my birthday) and I love it! Currently, it’s waiting to be made into my holiday apron (maybe this weekend, huh?) Your calendar page is so sweet–great job!

  13. amy k. Says:

    wow-this is super cool!

  14. Christina Says:

    What a wonderful idea!

  15. Hanna Says:

    yes, your pages is very cool! Great idea! Can’t belive that month is coming up so sooN!

  16. geek+nerd Says:

    This is really cool! Who are you doing the calendar swap with? Sounds neato!

  17. gaspard Says:

    That’s so cute !!!
    Your work is always wonderful !

  18. Morgan Says:

    This is adorable. Thanks for sharing!

  19. Amy Says:

    HOW PERFECT for all of us fabric-a-holics. I love it.

  20. cathygaubert Says:

    oh my goodness! you are so very clever! i am thinking that my christmas present to myself will be some more fabrics and a trip to the copy shop. thank you fo being so very inspiring!!!

  21. Jess Says:

    This is so adorible! It inspired me to make a full year calendar for my brother and his fiance. Except, I don’t have a huge variety of fabrics….yet ;)
    thanks for the idea

  22. Cassi Says:

    This is so wonderful, I just love it! The fabrics are perfect!

  23. kat Says:

    Very clever!
    First time at your blog – thanks for the inspiration!

  24. Else Says:

    Very, very cool! And what a great way to use scraps! You blog is fun and inspirational…

  25. Ellen Says:

    Wow! I never saw anything like that- a true original! Very nice!

  26. Jennifer Perkins Says:

    I adore feed sack cloth and have tons, this is the perfect idea for using it!

  27. Tiel S-K Says:

    great concept and execution.

  28. monique S Says:

    Why does it say 2008?

  29. monique S Says:

    It’s truly awsome but……..
    Why does it say 2008?

  30. Maitreya Says:

    Why 2008: it’s for a 14 month calendar.

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