Dressed up for church

Here is the project which, partly due to its improvisational nature, gave me lots of practice ripping, straightening, trimming and re-sewing.

 

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This is a casserole cozy-caddy.  It is custom-made to carry and insulate a 9×14 glass casserole dish with a thick, sturdy lid.  It’s all dressed up for church, which is where its recipient often totes such dishes.  The outer fabric is from the Michael Miller Farmers’ Market collection, designed by Sandi Henderson.  When you open the handles, you find this:caddy2The caddy is padded with both cotton batting and Insul-Bright, to keep those baked beans warm for a long time.  Here’s a close-up of the button, which is really a light green stacked on a dark green one:caddy11And when you unbutton it, you find … caddy4a red thick sturdy plastic casserole lid that clashes awfully with those cute apple-green prints!

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