Finally, finally completed these two tops for the granddaughters. After the hassles of hooping the largest and stitching it out I thought for a long time and eventually floated the smaller top and hey presto it’s all done. Obviously need to use my think
A late Christmas present. The number of people meeting at Christmas and the time changed with little warning so the granddaughters were unable to visit. The sewing for them stalled. Completed this in today’s sewing session. Used my PE design for the wor
Started off the day feeling very low. By this afternoon I decided that the best way of improving life is to turn on a embroidery machine so I did. I also decided that making birthday presents was a good idea. This is for a friend who has 3 beautiful cats,
Was having a rare chat with Gruff my younger grandson the other day when we were together. He was asking what were the names of the reindeer with Rudolph. He said he would like something with them so this is the result. I still need to cut it from the in
Cushion for Christmas. A friend asked me to make a farm cushion for her grandson. I have spent ages thinking about what to do and finally came up with this. It’s been great fun making. Various ideas have been worked on, one being using cow, etc fabric.
Finally finished my bag sewing sessions. Top ( blue) bag is made from wool and the green bag is organic cotton. The last picture is the green bag lining. I realise as I have got older it takes me longer to sew than it did. These were commissioned by a g
I was asked to make a green bag with a Welsh theme and this is the result. It’s fully lined and has a zipped pocket. The multi coloured bit on the photo is the lining. The font is in my laptop. I am really pleased with how this turned out. Currently
After yesterday’s disaster of embroidering fabric to the frame I finally uploaded the upgrade to my new machine and used one of the hoops it now takes. This is what I stitched today. It’s going to be either the front of a bag or a cushion for someone