Such big excitement because I am joining in to the Simple Shapes quilt-a-long that Tania is organising..you choose a quilt from the book and over the next 12 months work on it "in secret" with a big unveiling at the end..if you think this sounds like you then visit Tania's blog and read her post about it..I think it will be a fun year..now to choose a quilt to make...hmmm so many to choose from..do I want one with squares or rectangles or circles...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Sunday, July 27, 2014
......was to make a 'chair bag' for my great niece to pop over the back of her chair at school...as you can see pink is her favourite colour...my niece asked if we could make one so DD2 and I went shopping for the fabric yesterday...we loved the floral with the bees but also got a firmer fabric for the main part of the bag...added some appliqué flowers and now it is all set to be used...DD2 did the machine sewing and I was in charge of the cutting, pinning, pressing and blanket stitch around flowers..where would we be without vliesofix...a lovely afternoon spent sewing together..warm and cosy inside...while it was cold and wet outside..
Saturday, July 19, 2014
I spent a lovely day stitching with friends yesterday...a bit of appliqué and a bit of stitching...then some knitting last night on another tea cosy..this time I am adjusting the pattern to make a smaller one for Mum..and then for something sweet to round the night , I enjoyed one of the apple and cream turnovers that Wendy shared the making of on her blog...it was yummy too
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Monday, July 14, 2014
Sunday, July 13, 2014
It has been time well spent this afternoon cutting all the pieces for my next project..and as I did I labelled them so I will know what needs to go where when I start sewing..it has been a cold damp afternoon spent inside so I have the fabric all cut, and I have made a loaf of fruit bread in the breadmaker and also made a sultana cake ...just what DH wanted when I asked if he wanted anything baked today...