Wednesday, 29 October 2014

It's beginning to look a bit like Christmas!!

I've had a lovely afternoon and evening sewing with Mum. Thought it was about time I tried one of the 3D Christmas trees - so glad I started with the small one - I can't believe how much filling it took! 

Hoping to finish tomorrow, just found my seed beads to decorate it with but eyes are too tired to attempt tonight.... 

What have you been sewing today?

Linking up with Lee @ Freshly Pieced

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Dabbling with denim again!

I have been making a gadget case this evening, as seen on create & craft a while back. I saw demo'd and thought I would have a go. It took longer to unpick the jeans than to make the case! 

I would make it slightly shorter next time and probably pretty it up a bit with ribbon, lace or fancy stitches but for a first attempt I'm pretty pleased with it! 

Anyone who knows me well will not be surprised at the colour of the lining - my favourite - orange! I'm delighted to discover that it is one of the colours of the season this year so I will be on trend for a change!! 

The fabric I used for the lining was purchased when we were in New York earlier this year so I was a little reluctant to use it, sad I know but I shall think of the lovely time we had every time I open the case up now! 

Off to bed now, night all x

Monday, 20 October 2014

A bit of denim

I have a large pile of denim ready to start a patchwork quilt and raggy cushion but this evening thought I would have a go at making a denim pot. I have seen photos on my travels around blog land but being unable to find them again set about working it out for myself! 
Great fun to make, I think these would make lovely gifts filled with smellies or sweets, in fact anything. 
 Or even nail varnishes.... 

Now where did I put that Chridtmss fabric! 

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Work in Progress Wednesday

This is my work in progress today. I have bags of stuff tucked away all over and thought it was about time I sorted it so I can see what I have got! 

I've been really busy at work and socially lately so not managed to do much crafting. I'm hoping this sort out and the colder weather will get me back in the swing of things. 

The dining table

Sewing corner, there's also a knitting corner, beading area and utility room come card making/scrap booking area - not shown here as they're reasonably neat & tidy! 

Linking up with Lee @ Freshly Pieced