26 November 2007

Lace Gifts

I received this gorgeous bobbin and keychain from a lovely lady in Leeds, UK, Alison Dews. She is a renown Lace maker and teacher and author. The bobbin is an early one made by David Springett and the key ring is a White Rose.

23 November 2007

Christmas Serviette

Here is one of eight serviettes I made for this year's Christmas meal. It's in the shape of a Christmas tree but opens up to a half circle serviette (when you think about it, a half circle sits better on your knee than a square/rectangle serviette). I also intend to make matching placemats.

My Quilting group took this on the challenge to make the serviettes and to have a "show and tell" at our Christmas break-up. I can't wait to see how the others turned out because we all chose different fabric.

13 November 2007

Madelene's 8th Birthday

With my arm out of action for a while, it's a bit different finding one-handed crafts but I managed to do this layout without too much trouble. It's my youngest's 8th birthday/

10 November 2007

Flower Stitcher foot

Had a quick play today with my new Flower Stitcher foot. There is so much this foot can do - it's just left to time and imagination.Here's the above sample which is now distressed with also UTEE and netting.

07 November 2007

Lace Fan

I really enjoyed making this fan, it was quick and easy, but (I think) very effective. Now I just need to find a box frame for it.