Saturday, August 31, 2013

August Stitch A Long.....

...... it's a finish. I nearly took a pass on the bag but decided to give it a go. Even after the glaringly obvious mistake when the outside was all together ready for the lining to be hand sewn in didn't deter me yesterday. Was there any swearing when i discovered what i'd done & had to unpick the whole bag? No just  "Oh crap how did i do that". Grrr. I had read the instructions several times to make sure i didn't make any mistakes but i did so there you go. Even reading doesn't help at times. :) It's not a hard bag to make just fiddly. The liner took longer to add than i expected because of the lump of plastic at the back but it's done. :)
The front,
the back. It was supposed to be pieced as well but i went with this piece of fabric.

Happy Stitching,

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

1 Xmas item a month

Late again i know but i had good reason - a migraine wrecked my plans. I spent Friday sewing the  fronts of these 5 ornies together ready to finish Saturday but it was just not meant to be. I finally made it back to the machine yesterday to finish.
Pop on over to Narelle's who kindly hosts this for us every month to see what others have made this month.

Happy Stitching,

Saturday, August 24, 2013


Yesterday i finished quilting & binding the 2nd of the 2 tablerunners i made last week. I chose a multi coloured thread by king tut to quilt them both.
No 1.
No 2.

Happy Stitching,

Saturday, August 17, 2013


I was able to join FNSI this month as the dreaded migraine stayed away this time. I didn't get a lot done though as i was surfing Pinterest as the same time :) I finished off the latest stitchery in Bronwyns  Girls Stitchery Club.
Pop on over to our lovely host Wendy to see who else joined FNSI last night.

yay it's

Happy Stitching,

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

What did i do yesterday?

I made table runners of course. :) Using a charm pack of trade winds & pattern by Dawn i made these 2 runners.
1st version
2nd version.

Happy Stitching,

Tuesday, August 6, 2013


Yesterday i made some thread baskets & a pincushion up for my gift basket.
Love these little thread baskets. So quick to make.

Happy Stitching,


 The day started early for FNSI with me pulling out red, purple, pink & green fabrics to make cracker box blocks. During a break i was r...