Welcome to my blog, sharing my passion for sewing, crochet and decorating.Here's a few of the past projects that I've made...Being blessed with a daughter after so many boys was a great outlet for my girlie side, which had long been buried. Thankfully she IS a girlie girl too, and appreciates pink as much as I do. I'm enjoying it while it lasts...
I was surprised when I started shopping around for little girl's bedding, that there was nothing that I really liked. So the solution of course, was to make my own. This is crazy patchwork, and the FMQing was a huge learning curve.
This is my Country Stroll collage, being my first go at needle turn applique. I definitely got better as I went along, and it was one of those project that I wanted to start all over again when I was finished, to make it better!
She loves all the little details.
This was the quilt for my daughter's cot, and was a stipple quilting nightmare. After completing about one quarter of it, I wished I'd never begun, because it seemed no matter how much I did, it never looked any more finished. But little by little it got done, and I was very pleased with the finished product.
And then there are the practical things that just have to get made, as I could never bring myself to buy one of these...We go through these rather fast in our family, as there is a LOT of hand drying that goes on, not all of it done with thoroughly washed hands...I love sprucing up this old staple by adding fresh colours. This pattern is a good old Aussie classic, Ribs and Shells, from the little book 'More Towel Tops', by Vicki Moodie.
Thankyou so much for stopping by, and I'd love to see you again as I share a bit more of my adventures!
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