Thursday, 29 April 2021

A finish for April

 

I have not managed to do nearly what I wanted to get done towards Christmas by now....


However I did get this stitchery stitched up and this week quilted it and then stapled onto a purchased canvas.....



It was a fun one to do....


Thanks to Narelle and all of you for the encouragement... I love seeing what you do aswell.....

APRiL

 ... is almost over so I made this post just in time this month.
A little pouch with lovely words embroidered on the front.
Thanks Narelle for hosting this little group...

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Sunday, 25 April 2021

April Finish

 Finally i have a finish to show. The last couple of months has been a big upheaval with moving house & getting settled. I've had these little baubles prepped for quite a long while & have finally got around to making them up.


Happy Stitching,

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

I'm late with March, mainly because I just finished.

I decided to use orphan blocks on the front and Christmas fabric on the back to make gift exchange bags. I also made a drawstring bag just for fun.



Monday, 29 March 2021

March Finish

 

My first Santa Snack Mat for the Grandies.  I have one more to make for Christmas 2021.

Still sewing

 Well, I don't know if this will be a Christmas present for a niece or someone else. It is the outer cover of a little sewing case. I'm making the case up as I go along I started the outer sewing on a day course with Angela Daymond. She designs a lot of Kantha projects and is a lovely teacher.

I have also been knitting socks as that is easier for my eyes. I hope to get to the opticians after my second jab. Fine work is out, too many headaches and having to stop frequently.

Happy sewing 
Josie


Sunday, 28 March 2021

March: Christmas Flurries

How is everyone's list going?
I have a big finish for March and I'm not sure
where, or to whom, it will be going but it will
definitely be coming out for the holidays!

"Christmas Flurries" (71x71)

I am not a fan of the paper-piece quilting method
but I do love anything with snow and snowflakes
so when I came across this pattern I thought,
Oh why not?


A few weeks into it, I knew all-too-well why not
but I persisted for a few more weeks and I can
now share with you the result.  It's easier to
say now that I'm very glad I chose this one!


I have no idea what I'll be working on for my
next Christmas item but I'll be seeing you all
back here in April with...uh....something!
(Something simpler!!)

Thursday, 25 March 2021

March Madness

 My gorgeous little family have moved back to their own lives and my home is super quiet now. So the knitting came out of hiding and I finished off this wash cloth. 


Happy March makes everyone 🎄

Saturday, 20 March 2021

A BaG

This roomy & open bag will be great for keeping/carrying projects in then being able to FiND any item inside. 
I think it will make a great gift for Christmas too.
Now I call that a WiN WiN situation...
If you want the BAG details...
please click HeRe or HeRe over on my BLoG...

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Monday, 8 March 2021

I'm late, I'm late.....

 My covid vaccine knocked me out of action for a week. Then the weather slightly improved and I concentrated getting some seeds sewn and my allotment prepped ready for the growing season. Not a lot of time to sew but I did enjoy this Gum Drop Tree.  I have taken liberties with the embellishments, to suit my supplies.


I need to get cracking on this months whilst we have a couple of drizzly days.

I also need to catch up on all the other February additions.

Happy sewing

Josie

Friday, 5 March 2021

Embroidery

I have managed to finish this embroidery this week so I am late for February


 I still need to make it up into a little mini quilt...


Have a lovely March...xx

Monday, 1 March 2021

February Finish

 This was a fun machine embroidery project Oma's Place.  There are a few other designs that I want to try.



Christmas Candle Mat

Saturday, 27 February 2021

Michell’s February

 Slowly getting through my stitchery.

First elf is done and now onto the second 



Friday, 26 February 2021

February

 This month I added a cushion to the gift box.
Simple but sweet...


January and February Projects

Hello everyone and thank you for alowing me into the group.

In 2018, I made a couple of reversible scarf bibs for my mother-in-law who was in a nursing home. I thought she could knot it around her neck like a scarf to keep it out of the way of the walker when she went to the dining hall and then pull it down across the front of her shirt to eat. She was very particular about her clothes and her appearance. I tried one out in the car last year when we were on a road trip and found that they weren't quite big enough.

Last month I designed a new pattern and made one scarf bib and this month I made five more. I made these for my mother and her caregiver because they like to eat in their recliners in front of the tv and they eat in the car if they just don't want to cook for themselves.

I think my mother-in-law only used her scarves twice when we took her out to eat, and she made a loop around her neck and pulled the ends through the loop - like in the first picture. After lunch, she took it off and stuffed it in her purse. She refused to eat in the dining hall in the nursing home and once she was confined to bed, she rarely got dressed. I hope the new scarves I made get used.