It started with a trip to the fabric store for furry material, with Sylvia putting in a request for a pink tribble. Since there were 19 people ahead of us in line for the cutting table (!) we were forced to browse and browse and we came home with significantly more items than we had intended. Besides this lovely stack of fabric, we got a simple summer dress pattern (for Camille to make for herself and Sylvia), a cross stitch kit and sew-your-own tote bag (for C), a color-your-own wooden puzzle (for S), and one skein of wool yarn for me.
Camille decided on two circles sewn together and stuffed. She traced a circle of furry fabric and cut it out. Then she pinned it fur-to-fur to another piece of the fabric to cut out an identical circle, sewed most of the circumference on the sewing machine, turned it inside-out, stuffed it, and hand-sewed the opening closed. After the first one, she only needed my help with threading the machine, and she was off and sewing on her own.
Camille is really enjoying the process of creating these tribbles, and while a couple of them have intended recipients, she would like to offer one small pink tribble and one small brown tribble as a giveaway (we will send them to you wherever you are). Simply leave a comment if you would like to enter and we will randomly draw a winner to be the proud owner of two lovingly-made tribbles :)
There is one week to enter. Winner will be drawn on Monday, April 4.
A great big thank you to all who entered from Camille! (Kyle we'll bring you your tribbles next time we see you :)