Wednesday, September 14, 2011

More Football Crafts {I told you I love football season}!

Betsy, a good girlfriend of mine from high school lives just a few houses down from me.  You may remember when I first got my sewing machine for Mother’s Day this year, I whipped up a few pillows.  Betsy immediately commissioned me to make some spring pillows for her front porch.  I’ve made her a couple sets of pillows so far and she has loved them!

Now that it is football season and I have been busy crafting my Gator stuff, Betsy has asked me to make her a few FSU things.  I’m telling you, it’s hard being a Gator in Seminole country!  But I don’t mind.  She knew she wanted an FSU rag wreath and some FSU pillows.  A couple trips to JoAnn’s later and here’s what I whipped up…..


This wreath is so super cute!  I have made a few fabric rag wreaths for various holidays, but our other girlfriend in the neighborhood made an FSU one like this so Bets knew that’s what she wanted!  I used one of the 3-tier wire wreath forms from Hobby Lobby.  I only tied the fabric strips on the first and last ring.  Make sense?  It’s really full and really didn’t take too long to make.  

Now for my favorite!  The pillows!  I am in love with how these turned out, despite the colors!  Winking smile


I. Love. Them!  I followed this tutorial and they were so super easy!!

So that’s it!  I’m off to make some Fall pillows for my front porch!

Do you have a favorite football team?  Have you made any crafts to show your team spirit?  I’d love for you to share!!

Have a great day!


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  1. loving these projects!!! :) the pillow is beautiful, thanks for sharing!

    p.s. ill be sending this link to my sister in law, im sure she would love to make a similar one for VT :) such cute ideas!

  2. I love both of these projects. You should have an etsy store. Seriously, you are a crafting genius!

  3. Cute! I can't wait to make an Ohio STate one. Go Bucks! lol

  4. sweet! Love it! Love football! Love crafts!

  5. You have me inspired to make one for my SIL for Christmas. She's an LSU grad. Curious has to roughly how much fabric you used for this wreath?

  6. I love your pillow! I need to make a VT one and a Wisconsin one for my house.

    Stopping by from Amanda's party!

  7. Rachel (Lines across my face)September 19, 2011 at 11:07 AM

    I love the pillow (despite the colors - go gators!). I would love it if you would stop by and share at the link party going on right now at Lines Across My Face.
    I hope to see you soon,

  8. adore these wreaths that you make! please sell them!

    great blog- I check it out every day!


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