Sunday, 31 July 2016

Christmas making in July

Ducking into the Workshop
for just a moment to show my "made"
for this month.

A non-traditional mini
with some yummy Aussie flavour :)
Hopefully I will make it back in a few days to read up on
what everyone else has been up to for July :)


Wednesday, 27 July 2016

July - Christmas Stocking Finish!

I finally finished the crazy quilted Christmas stocking I was making for my husband. 

I believe the Santa cross-stitch is from the book Alma Lynne's Country Cross-Stitch

I also made a pillowcase for my husband using the "roll up" or "burrito" method. I watched this YouTube video by The Crafty Gemini, but also followed this tutorial by The Seasoned Homemaker using French seams. Aside from my print being sideways, I love the way it turned out. (My husband will not mind, as he frequently turns his pillow sideways anyway.)

Narelle, thank you for providing this blog. It really pushed me to finish a few things this month.

July offerings

Hi all. Great weather here in the Southern Hemisphere for celebrating Christmas in July - it's freezing cold in Toowoomba.  But wonderful weather for stitching!! Been busy since we arrived home and here are the results - table runner, cushion cover, mug rugs (placemats) and my beautiful Aussie Xmas embroidered wall hanging that I showed you in May is now completed with borders.
Whirligig placemat/mug rug
Reverse of whirligig mug rug

Mug rug 2
Aussie Christmas wall hanging now finished
Reverse Mug Rug 2 

Lovely bright cushion cover
Table runner

Monday, 25 July 2016

Summer in Winter?

Here in Australia it is traditionally our Winter time ... except the last week has been feeling like summer with record high temps ... crazy!

I have managed a small finish for July ... another dishcloth for the gift box.

Pop in and share this month ... even if you've made some progress on a project.

Merry Christmas Creating