So, here's a really bad phone picture of my giveaway prize. My camera had already been packed and I couldn't find it among the suitcases, presents in a black garbage bag, blankets, etc...
When I contacted Lee about winning and her color choices, she said that the colors of fall were her favorite. And I do love them too! So it was very fun to pair some Kona Khaki with brown, orange and yellow scraps to whip up a rice warmer bag and cooling bag.
I added a twist on the freezer bag by putting in a zipper. That way she can remove the outer bag and wash it if needed. I picked out a bright yellow zipper at Walmart. Now, with my deadline approaching that zipper is not perfectly installed since I just went for it with no instruction or remembering how to make a zipper pouch, but hopefully Lee won't mind. The picture doesn't do it justice, but I was very happy with how they came out. I
This project was a lot of fun. It's freeing and enjoyable to have someone give you colors and you just go from there. That's one thing I want to do more of in 2012..grab fabrics and go...the projects don't have to be full-size quilts. I don't have to have a purpose in getting there, I just want to enjoy the process more. Hmm...I'm going to think about this over the next day or so when making my goals for 2012. What are your goals?