Sunday, 23 September 2012

Tula Pink Sew Along

I can't wait to check this out.  I love Tula Pinks fabrics, should be good fun :)

Tula Pink Sew Along

Saturday, 22 September 2012

Zakka Style

Inspired by the Zakka Blog Hop I decided to give the Happy Garland Message board a try and I'm pretty Happy with how it turned out.

 I made it for Wyllow my friend's little girl who's 3rd birthday is on Wednesday.  I hope she likes it.

Other than this I'm still busily cutting and sewing for my Aunt's table runners, hopefully I'll remember to take a few pictures to keep you up to date.

Till next time :)

Friday, 21 September 2012

Better Late Than Never

I just realised that I never posted a finished picture of my fat quarter purse I made earlier this year. 

Made using Art Gallery Fabrics
I was so happy with the way it turned out I made my Mum one for mothers day

Made using Tula Pink Fabric from her Prince Charming Collection

I love the way this looks.

I hope you're having a fun day and looking forward to the weekend.

Till next time :)

Sunday, 16 September 2012

Work in Progress

Hi again,

We're finally back from our holidays down south and it was just bliss to get away for a while.  And I even got an amazing new piece of jewellery, an engagement ring!!! Yep Mr N popped the question and I'm still so happy, I can't stop looking down at my left hand.

Since we've got home I've jumped straight into an order my Aunt put in a while ago.

To start with I'm working on a table runner for their Kitchen table and I'll be making a matching runners for their Chinese sideboard and Dining Table as well as a other pieces for their lounge room and bedroom. How exciting.

I'm making the table runners using the postage stamp style of small squares and using this tutorial from Red Pepper Quilts.

The measurements for the kitchen table runner are 75 inches by 30 inches which is huge so lots of cutting.  I'm halfway through cutting up the fabric and have just finished sewing the strips I've cut into blocks. 

I guess it's time to get sewing again :)

Here's some photos so far.
lots of strips all neatly cut (only half of what I need for the kitchen table)

sewn into two's

Ready to sew into fours

Blocks of fours now it's time to start cutting more strips

See you soon with an update

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Time flies...

Wow it's been ages since I last caught up here. And so much has happened and then not much as well ;).
Alot of energy was spent finalising our dispute with a certain Insurance company who is defending the contractors that damaged our home and that was very emotionally draining so it is such a relief to have handed it all over the the ombudsman and see what happens from here (it's only been 17months since cyclone Yasi)
Once all that was over with I was able to finally get back to my sewing and I have done quite a bit.
 I finished my jawbreaker pillow and I just love it, I get to cuddle up to it everynight watching the tele.

As well as that I've completed 6 blocks for a sample quilt I'm making for my Nana for Christmas and a whole bunch of bibs and burp cloths that are for sale.

Here's a few examples of my bibs and I do burp cloths to co-ordinte with the bibs as well.  If you're interested in any or if you would like some in a different fabric/colour let me know and we can see what we can come up with.

I hope your enjoying your weekend where ever you are :)

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

It's Voting Time

In my last post I showed you a picture of my toaster cosy I entered for the Stumbles and Stitches contest "feather Your Nest".  Well now it's voting time. Please click on this link and vote for me number 32.  This is my forst time I've entered a comp like this and it would be such a buzz to make it through to the next round.  There are 73!! entries and only 10 will make it through so I really need some help.
Thanks so much if you decide to help me out.

front view
side view

inside out
cosy new home :)

Have a great day :)