Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Mission: Submission

I brought my One Yard Wonders submission to Crafty Planet yesterday.

I worked up a larger rocket and I added a pocket to use up most of a yard of fabric.

I agonized over the directions, hoping that they would be clear enough for someone who is not me and had never made the rocket.

I asked my mom to test my pattern, and here is what she made, in an afternoon, no less.

This new rocket takes an entire 8 oz bag of stuffing, and it is super fun for tossing around with the kids.
My mom gave me some suggestions for the directions, and I finished tweaking on Sunday night.
It is a huge relief to have this project finished, and in about a year I can see it in a book!
I just want to thank all the little people who helped me come to this moment-
Thanks to my kids for being so cute and needing a toy rocket.
Thanks to my Mom for helping me with the pattern directions.
Thanks to NASA for going to space.
o.k. I went a little overboard on that last one...
Yesterday was my first visit to Crafty Planet at their new location.
Totally worth the drive.
They have a GIANT selection of super cute japanese prints, along with all the other usual suspects, Michael Miller, Alexander Henry, Moda, etc., and yarn to boot!
I like to go there because, even though nothing can replace Treadle as fabric store #1 for me, they have a different inventory than Treadle and it is fun to see different stuff.
Time to bring the Younger to school,
Talk to you all soon,


Donna said...

How nice that you can visit the store in person! From their online selection it looks as though they have a great variety.

I sent my instructions in a few weeks ago, and now I have to figure out what I want my biographical blurb to be. I promised my daughters I'd mention their names so they could be in the book as well

Katherine said...

Argh, mine is probably going to be late. I went to mail it yesterday, forgetting that the post office was closed! Oh noes!

painted fish studio said...

i am so excited for you and your submission! can't wait to see it in book form.