Sunday, June 10, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Book Week 2017

Both granddaughters wanted to go to the Book Week parade as Little Red Riding Hood:


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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Evening Bags

These bags are further examples of exploring the decorative capabilities of my sewing machine. Both have found new homes.



Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Work in Progress Wednesday

On my sewing machine, I'm working on these machine-embroidered tote bags. The middle fabric is the lining.


I've put a few more stitches on my hand embroidery piece:


And my knitting project is progressing:


Monday, October 23, 2017

Scrap Bin Project 3

These 2 pieces featured in a Work in Progress Wednesday post and they are now finished.

I really like this pebbly one:


This one is very similar to the one featured in my Scrap Bin Project 2 post. I wouldn't normally repeat an idea but a friend "really, really liked" the previous one, which I'd already promised to someone else - and I still had plenty of aqua fabrics. Fran was delighted to receive this one:


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Work in Progress Wednesday

I am currently doing my first Craftsy class - Carol Ann Waugh's Stupendous Stitching - and exploring the many built-in stitches on my Husqvarna Epic. Definitely more to do but I'm happy with what I've done so far - and I'm getting to use some of my hand-dyed fabric:


I've done a few more (more than 100) stitches on the Pebbly Beach, although it's hard to see the difference from last week - and there are still plenty more to go:


And another 2 squares of my blanket finished - only 38 to go:



Monday, October 16, 2017

Tote Bags

I made these tote bags to explore the computerised machine embroidery feature of my Husqvarna Epic sewing machine. This design is one of the built-in designs: