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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Outdoor Wednesday/Graduation Gifts

Hi Everyone! Sorry I have been absent lately, but things are super busy here!

This is a bit of a stretch, but I am flying our Congratulations Graduate Flag for Outdoor Wednesday hosted by Susan at A Southern Daydreamer. Be sure and visit her to see all the wonderful posts!
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My younger daughter is graduating from High School Saturday and will be attending the same college her big sister attends next year. DH & I will be empty-nesters.

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She had so many friends that I wanted to remember, but didn't have lots of cash to spend. So I came up with the idea to make a sewing kit for the girls. I bought 1/2 yard of 2 different fabrics and I had some left over ribbons. I bought these little sewing kits for $1.00 each at Dollar General and Family Dollar. I wiped out my area of these. I ended up making 14 kits for $25.00.

Here they are

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Opened up

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They can also use the covering as a jewelry roll.

I made a little booklet with instructions for sewing on buttons (shank and flat) and hemming. I used a 3 hole punch and tied them with ribbon.

I was pleased with how they turned out! :D Jewel
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