Saturday, 24 February 2018

Crochet Rug

Love how this crochet rug turned out.  Once again it took me ages to find a rug suitable for a boy but really loved this one as soon as I saw it.   As I am only learning to crochet I want to keep doing something new so I am learning new stitches and I get a lot of help from You Tube.  A wonderful learning tool.  The pattern was a free one and is called Park Slope Afghan.  It was a huge job putting it together and I did a Crab Stitch around the edge as I felt it needed something to finish it off.  It is a great feeling when a project is finished.

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Bunny Reading Cushion

I decided to join a Sew a Long to get me back into sewing mode.  We were given five designs to pick from and I thought I would do the Bunny for my Great Grandson Laken's first Birthday which is not till December.  I already have a set of Australian story books for him.  So now I have one Birthday out of the way for the year.  These reading cushions are really easy to make it just has a pocket on the front to put the story books.

Saturday, 10 February 2018


Some bibs for the newest member of the family. I had to used the teddy bear that I made many years ago for the model.   I also used some of the designs that I had in my embroidery file stash instead of buying new files. Not sure where all the designs are from but I have had them for quite a while.


Sunday, 4 February 2018

Another Cushion.....

Another cushion I made for the sew a long.  When I saw the design that we could use I knew immediately that I was going to make it.  I already had the key fabric and it was so perfect for the design.  I used the 7 x 12 hoop for this design.  Also this year I said my New Year resolution would be that I would use the fabric I have in my stash and not buy any more.  I do hope I can stick to it. Not sure who this one is for yet.   It was wonderful to win a prize for this cushion in the sew a long and it brightened my day.