Posts Tagged: sewing

Day 21: Coin Purse – my first ever

Today I made my first coin purse. I had the purse frame for some time now, but I guess it waited for me to be ready to try my first project with it. I love these cute coin purses and

Day 21: Coin Purse – my first ever

Today I made my first coin purse. I had the purse frame for some time now, but I guess it waited for me to be ready to try my first project with it. I love these cute coin purses and

Day 21- Teal Mum with Pinked Petals

Day 21- Teal Mum with Pinked Petals

Another experiment with the mums, I used pinking shears on the petals to give them a tapered edge.

Be blessed.

Day 21- Teal Mum with Pinked Petals

Day 21- Teal Mum with Pinked Petals

Another experiment with the mums, I used pinking shears on the petals to give them a tapered edge.

Be blessed.

Day 20- Green Flower

Day 20- Green Flower

I don’t know what I would call this flower, it is modeled after a vintage floral print from one of my suitcases. Whatever it is, it’s pretty!

Be blessed.

Day 20- Green Flower

Day 20- Green Flower

I don’t know what I would call this flower, it is modeled after a vintage floral print from one of my suitcases. Whatever it is, it’s pretty!

Be blessed.

Day 18 & 19- Mums

Day 18 & 19- Mums

I know I made a piecaken already over the weekend, but it just didn’t sit right with me to abandon my theme, so I made two felt mums to make up for it.

Be blessed.

Day 18 & 19- Mums

Day 18 & 19- Mums

I know I made a piecaken already over the weekend, but it just didn’t sit right with me to abandon my theme, so I made two felt mums to make up for it.

Be blessed.

Day 20: Cross Stitch Again

More cross stitch. Need a yarn break, and didn’t feel like doing an outright sewing project. So plugging away on this, and making decent progress (for me). Filed in the area behind the wolf’s ear. It’s a big cross stitch

Day 20: Cross Stitch Again

More cross stitch. Need a yarn break, and didn’t feel like doing an outright sewing project. So plugging away on this, and making decent progress (for me). Filed in the area behind the wolf’s ear. It’s a big cross stitch

Day 17- Maroon Blossoms

Day 17- Maroon Blossoms

After how well my first flower crown turned out I’m inspired to make more. So today I was able to whip out three little blossoms.

Be blessed.

Day 17- Maroon Blossoms

Day 17- Maroon Blossoms

After how well my first flower crown turned out I’m inspired to make more. So today I was able to whip out three little blossoms.

Be blessed.

Day 16- Flower Crown

Day 16- Flower Crown

For day 16 I consolidated most of the flowers I made this month and sewed them into a flower crown. I just ADORE how this cam out. (Click on the picture to see more.)

Be blessed

Day 16- Flower Crown

Day 16- Flower Crown

For day 16 I consolidated most of the flowers I made this month and sewed them into a flower crown. I just ADORE how this cam out. (Click on the picture to see more.)

Be blessed

Day 15- Red Ranunculus

Day 15- Red Ranunculus

I’m getting quite the collection of flowers! I think I have enough to put together at least one generous flower crown. This one is SUPER simple, just a circle folded in halves and stitched.

Be blessed.

Day 15- Red Ranunculus

Day 15- Red Ranunculus

I’m getting quite the collection of flowers! I think I have enough to put together at least one generous flower crown. This one is SUPER simple, just a circle folded in halves and stitched.

Be blessed.

Day 14- Teal Gardenia

Day 14- Teal Gardenia

Day 14 is this beautiful full gardenia in unconventional teal.

Be blessed.

Day 14- Teal Gardenia

Day 14- Teal Gardenia

Day 14 is this beautiful full gardenia in unconventional teal.

Be blessed.

Day 13- Yellow Mum

Day 13- Yellow Mum

Yet another simple mum, this time in bright yellow!

Be blessed.

Day 13- Yellow Mum

Day 13- Yellow Mum

Yet another simple mum, this time in bright yellow!

Be blessed.

Day 11 & 12 – Violets

Day 11 & 12 - Violets

Drawing on the techniques I’ve been using for all the other flowers this month I improvised these two violets for days 11 &12. Violets happen to be the February flower and stand for faithfulness, humility and chastity.

Be blessed.

Day 11 & 12 – Violets

Day 11 & 12 - Violets

Drawing on the techniques I’ve been using for all the other flowers this month I improvised these two violets for days 11 &12. Violets happen to be the February flower and stand for faithfulness, humility and chastity.

Be blessed.

Day 10- Crocus

Day 10- Crocus

A little experimentation led to this less than perfect crocus, but it will be a nice addition to the flower crown it is meant for anyway.

Be blessed.

Day 10- Crocus

Day 10- Crocus

A little experimentation led to this less than perfect crocus, but it will be a nice addition to the flower crown it is meant for anyway.

Be blessed.

Day 15: Sewing pretty

Today I was once again in a sewing mood and so I made this pretty fabric covered hanger with a cute dotted pocket for lavender sachets. I found the inspiration for this projects in the lovely book “The homemade home”

Day 15: Sewing pretty

Today I was once again in a sewing mood and so I made this pretty fabric covered hanger with a cute dotted pocket for lavender sachets. I found the inspiration for this projects in the lovely book “The homemade home”

14: “germania” PJ pants

A while back, I bought fabric designed my Jay McCarroll, from his Germania collection. My husband is a science teacher and asked me, also a while back, if I would make him PJ pants from the soft cotton print. Today,

14: “germania” PJ pants

A while back, I bought fabric designed my Jay McCarroll, from his Germania collection. My husband is a science teacher and asked me, also a while back, if I would make him PJ pants from the soft cotton print. Today,

13: bird dress

The bird dress is now looking like a dress–unfinished, but the seams are sewn. I may end up shortening it.

13: bird dress

The bird dress is now looking like a dress–unfinished, but the seams are sewn. I may end up shortening it.

Days Eleven and Twelve- Hellephants on Parade

  I’ve been sick the last few days so this is a little late and a little disorganised.  I finished making up the pink Hellephant bags this evening in a cold medicine haze.  I’ll iron them tomorrow and then pop

Days Eleven and Twelve- Hellephants on Parade

  I’ve been sick the last few days so this is a little late and a little disorganised.  I finished making up the pink Hellephant bags this evening in a cold medicine haze.  I’ll iron them tomorrow and then pop

Needle book

I did some more work on this and made this strawberry covered needle book

Needle book

I did some more work on this and made this strawberry covered needle book

11: Dress

Today I made some straps for a dress I’m altering. The Story Once there was a beautiful young woman. She was the youngest of a large family, and so was seen as the perpetual  child. She grew up, became a

11: Dress

Today I made some straps for a dress I’m altering. The Story Once there was a beautiful young woman. She was the youngest of a large family, and so was seen as the perpetual  child. She grew up, became a

Day 11: Lingerie bag

I had some left over fabric from my bedroom curtains and since the fabric is airy and soft I thought it would make a nice lingerie bag. So, there I was ironing, cutting the fabric and other tiny sweet-somethings to

Day 11: Lingerie bag

I had some left over fabric from my bedroom curtains and since the fabric is airy and soft I thought it would make a nice lingerie bag. So, there I was ironing, cutting the fabric and other tiny sweet-somethings to

Day 11: Cross Stitch Jug (…teapot.. watering can??)

This afternoon I sat down and did some cross stitching while I watched England beat Italy in the 6 Nations Rugby (Yay!).  The pattern said it was a jug. Personally I’m not convinced but I like it anyway.  I haven’t

Day 11: Cross Stitch Jug (…teapot.. watering can??)

This afternoon I sat down and did some cross stitching while I watched England beat Italy in the 6 Nations Rugby (Yay!).  The pattern said it was a jug. Personally I’m not convinced but I like it anyway.  I haven’t

hokeypokey 9, 10, 11/29

Things were so crazy here the last few days that I didn’t post so I could spend more time making and keeping it together.  At school I was preparing from-scratch materials for “winter camp.”  I switched that out on working

hokeypokey 9, 10, 11/29

Things were so crazy here the last few days that I didn’t post so I could spend more time making and keeping it together.  At school I was preparing from-scratch materials for “winter camp.”  I switched that out on working

Day 10: Kindle Case

Today.. I woke up in the mood for sewing. Got delayed by moody espresso machine, which only resulted in moody me. Found the idea for today’s sewing project – a cover for my Kindle + pockets for important stuff like

Day 10: Kindle Case

Today.. I woke up in the mood for sewing. Got delayed by moody espresso machine, which only resulted in moody me. Found the idea for today’s sewing project – a cover for my Kindle + pockets for important stuff like

Day Nine- Blue Hellephant Bag

  I was happy with the bag I made yesterday so I thought that I’d try making it again with blue washed homespun.  Apart from painting in the white of the ear and making the strap a little longer it’s

Day Nine- Blue Hellephant Bag

  I was happy with the bag I made yesterday so I thought that I’d try making it again with blue washed homespun.  Apart from painting in the white of the ear and making the strap a little longer it’s