Monday, 7 December 2009

Teacher gifts? Tick!

Yes, I did make the Friday afternoon deadline for our teacher gifts. I just haven't had a moment to post since!
The inspiration for these pencil rolls came originally from this post by Kathy at Pink Chalk Studio.
I used some gorgeous 'Follow Your Imagination' by Prints Charming for the outside of one of the rolls.
And some black & white 'Trio' by Timeless Treasures on the other. I love the little yellow birds on this print. This is one of the beautiful prints that my fellow fabric-holic friend Janelle has sent me this year. It was perfect for this project.
Next on the 'to do' list? A little 'something blue' for a wedding next weekend. Back with news on that front soon I hope!
Have a great week. Bloom x


  1. Lovely handmade gift! I just love the color you throw in-so pretty!

  2. And 'Hello' to you too Muriel :) I love your pencil/felt tip rolls, especially with the Trio fabric - they're gorgeous as ever.
    Have a blessed Christmas season sweetie, love to you & yours from me & mine!
    NN xx

  3. Wow, what a fantastic idea!
    Lucky teachers!!!

  4. they look fantastic - I bet the teachers were thrilled with their presents. well done!

  5. So cute!!! Those teachers will be so thrilled I'm sure! I too, love the black and white print!

  6. Makes me wish that I was back in the classroom...but alas...I never received anything like this!! Your teachers will be thrilled!

  7. lovely, as usual. that black and white fabric is so cute, love the touch of yellow.

  8. Just beautiful. It feels great to get those gifts done too!

  9. They are beautiful, well done for getting them done in time.

  10. What a beautifull gift! The teacher will love it!! (I would)

  11. What A really Nice gift to get lucky Teachers.
    Hugs Mary.

  12. wow your blog is great!

  13. Such gorgeous pencil rolls. They will be much loved I'm sure!!!

  14. gorgeous - a wonderful rainbow!!!

  15. I knew these would be wonderful and they are. Well done you!

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  17. The fabrics and the rolls are really wonderful, I love them. It makes me want one. Lucky teachers.

  18. Those are really beautiful! I used to teach and I can tell you that such a thoughtful handmade gift would have been very well received on my end! That is so sweet of you! Here in the states it's cold and only getting close to the middle of the school year. I hope you enjoy your break with your little ones.

  19. Just love these pencil rolls I would love one!
    I have been collecting the ultra fine line sharpie markers in different colors , this would be perfect for those!
    what a great teachers gift they are going to love them

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  21. Those are darling! I made your "Bloom" Quilt that was featured on Moda Bake Shop - it turned out great and my friend LOVED it! Thanks a bunch!


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