Over the last five years I have been heads down, tails up completing my GradDipTheo so haven’t had much time to break out the paint brushes! Since I finished study in December and have officially graduated it was time to rescue the paint brushes from the cupboard and create. I’m pretty happy with my first… Read More Bring forth the paint brush
This Christmas present has provided hours of fun for the rainy days of summer we have experienced this year. The hard part was putting the black and white puzzle together. The time consuming part has been colouring in the completed puzzle.
The cathedral window patterns strikes again. Really enjoy using this simple pattern to create beautiful cushion covers for my nearest and dearest :). All that is required is time, materials and a lot of hand sewing! No short cuts on this one are available but its well worth the effort.
I have just started my new project which will hopefully keep me busy over the compulsory Christmas / New Year for my work office. I love this pattern for cathedral windows and it is certainly one that I could do over and over.
My most recent project. This time to use up left over wool that I had in my wool baskets. Two beautiful 100% New Zealand wool products that I had left over from a purple poncho I made for a friend who found it infinitely useful while breastfeeding and a multi colour wool left over from… Read More Child’s cardigan
I have just purchased an amazing new book containing 10 fun, kid-themed quilts. Each quilt comes with a coordinating soft toy! There are some nifty quirks in the quilts. For example, the princess quilt has princesses with glasses, different coloured eyes and even a couple with red hair (imagine that!). I’m looking forward to trying… Read More Happy Quilts – fantastic new book
The third square is finished – the traditional Christmas wreath 🙂 Now on to backing and combining all three wreaths into a wall hanging.