This months project was awesomeness all wrapped up in a crock pot potluck. We made these super sweet trivets for keeping your hot pots hot and your cold counter tops cold. We had to cut our felt strips before we got to the club meeting or lord knows we would have been there foreves as these guys could use up to seven sheets of felt each. Heck, some people made THREE of these bad boys! Think of all that cutting, then measuring, then cutting, then the phone rings, then cutting, then the dog has to go out, then measuring, then the dog has to come back in but then runs really quick to get the ball to put it on you before you can even get to cutting again. Thus the full week of cutting before the crafting even started, but I guess that is part of the process so we end up enjoying it anyway. I never knew cutting felt would sooth the soul.
All in all a great craft for the season, for chili's, soups, stews, and all manner of tasty baked goods hot out of the oven will be making appearances all over the neighborhood. Now so far we have no insertion of dog rule on the craft room other than the occasional whiff of burning tires that would seep out from underneath the table, wafted around the room by a gleeful tail wagging. In the end though, she put the stamp of the paw, as all dogs do love wood.
She approves of the wood though not of the fact that we talk of her gas on the Internet. I have a feeling that lots of lucky folks will be getting wonderful homemade gifts this year for Christmas. I hope I do!
Love to all you crafters out there!
The origami ninja, Kelly
Lots and Lots of felt as this craft is addictive
Scissors or rotary cutter
Painting apparatus for said podge