They are extremely lovely and so far everyone just loves them--which is all good. Because they are such lovely pens, we decided they needed to be presented IN something, which is where I come in:These are just the ones we still have. There were more. And, just in case you were wondering, repeatedly making itty-bitty fabric tubes is sort of boring. I've been trying to liven it up a bit with my new decorative stitching possibilities:
and then I think I'll call it good for a while. I was trying to use odd bits of scrap fabric from other projects, but I have to leave bigger seam allowances for regular fabrics, which makes them a bit bulkier, so I have switched to using felt. SUCH useful stuff. If I do all the stitching before cutting them apart, I can really get tiny, tiny seam allowances, which is really pretty cool on the first 25, though by number 30 the excitement wears off just a bit.
In other sewing news, prepare for a shock:
I have taken a wee break from chemo caps to pay a bit of attention to the beaded ostrich plume scarf