A Lovely Year of Finishes–June Goal

IMG_2301My ButtonI know I’m a day early for posting my June goal but I have to post the June Off Season Project QUILTING Challenge tomorrow.  I also happen to already know what my goal is for the June.

My daughter, Capri, will be graduating from Kindergarten in a week and a half.  She’s had a fabulous teacher that has not only taught my daughter but has become my friend. 

I visited their classroom yesterday to get a project started so that she’ll always be able to remember her 2013/2014 class.

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I started the project out by reading one of my favorite books to the class – The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.  Then – it was time to start the project. 

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I brought in a length of white fabric that I had ironed to freezer paper for stability.  Then, I painted each of the children in the classes’ hands with green paint and we put their hand prints onto the fabric.  I wrote the names of the children next to their handprint.hungry caterpillar

The final hand print – the red handprint – is Mrs. Ellingson’s!  Now that I have my handprint caterpillar created I will add borders to it and quilt it into a wall hanging for her classroom.  I have until June 11th – Carpi’s ‘graduation’ to complete this.

So with that – my A Lovely Year of Finishes June goal is to make and finish the Hungry Caterpillar quilt for Capri’s teacher, Mrs. Ellingson. 

8 comments:

  1. Cute idea! What a treasure for the teacher.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs

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  2. What a lovely idea for a gift. It will be so treasured. Can't wait to see it finished!

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  3. Hopping over from the LYOF goal, This is So Precious.. and an excellent idea for me and my grandbabies to do. please stop by my blog and enter my giveaway.

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  4. What a fantastic idea ... this teacher will always treasure the quilt you make!

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