Thursday, May 04, 2017

May's Goal: School Gifts

It's that time of year - crunch time for the end of school. I have 4 weeks before the end of school and just yesterday I was informed that next week is teacher appreciation week. Why do they never put that on the school's calendar to give me a heads up about it?!

So my goal this month is to make some teacher gifts. His super amazing 1st-grade teacher will be getting a rope bowl accented with purple fabrics (her favorite color) that will be filled with all sorts of fun goodies like coffee and gift cards. She will also get a handmade zipper pouch.  So far, the only thing I've pulled are the fabrics for the pouch:


I'd also like to make either zipper pouches or small rope bowls for his secondary teachers - for a total of 3 more gifts - for music, PE, and art.  So that's a total of 5 gifts in all, but given that they're smaller, it's totally doable.

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Linking up to this month's OMG over at Elm Street Quilts.

7 comments:

  1. The pouch fabric has me drooling already, such rich colours.
    Would you to see photos of the rope bowls, please.

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  2. What a lovely idea for teacher gifts. Love the purples.

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  3. lovely gifts these will make, this must put pressure on those who do not have much money having a week for giving gifts to teachers, I do not think it happens here in the UK it certainly didn`t when my daughters or granddaughter were at school

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  4. Great idea for teach gift. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project!

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  5. All will be such nice gifts. That purple fabric truly is beautiful :)

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  6. Oh we never had a teacher appreciation week in the uk . Maybe I should be glad ! Though of course I appreciated all the teachers my children had

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  7. These will be excellent gifts. I agree on the Teacher's Appreciation week, I never seem to find out about it until the day or two before it starts.

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