Each year I make "mittens" for our preschool.
After a long December of studying all types of holiday traditions, reading books like "The Mitten" and making every type of holiday craft imaginable, the preschool's holiday party day arrives. Each student gets one of these large mittens to personalize by decorating. Then they each one-by-one give their peers a present (pencils, mini-playdough, stickers, etc.) to be places within their "mitten." It is really a beautiful time of sharing and caring by little four and five year olds.
This, however, is what I am left with after cutting out the mittens.
Well, I can't just throw out that huge amount of fabric! So, as per Joan Ford's instructions in "Cut the Scraps," I cut the remainder into piles of 2, 3 1/2 and 5 inch squares and............
..................I made a little gift for each teacher.
Here is a detailed photo of each quilt.
So, what do you think of these scrappy table runners?
I hope Miss Chris and Miss Laura will enjoy them as much as we have this wonderful Christmas tradition of giving and sharing.