Finally some finished objects

Not sure how many years ago I started this lap quilt but I have finally finished it. I have also finished a jumper I was knitting for myself.  The knitting was finished a while ago but I kept putting off the sewing together of the pieces.  That project is now finished too. The colour is…

A vest from a shirt

My daughter gives me the shirts that her partner has finished using and I usually make a shirt for her daughter but this time I made something a little different. The paisley material is from the shirt and the polka dot material is from scraps I had. I used some scraps of left over quilting…

A finished quilt

I posted previously about a quilt I was making but then couldn’t post more because it was a 40th birthday gift for my elder daughter.  She has since had her birthday so I can now show the finished item.  A king sized quilt.The quilt was made from seven shirts and I had seen the idea…

A puzzling piece of sewing.

When we were in York on our visit to the UK I went to the York Quilt Museum to see a Kaffe Fassett exhibition.  Unfortunately the day I went to see the exhibition the museum was closed to change over the exhibition to a new one.  I was really disappointed and decided that I would…

Some sewing for Maggie

It is quite a while since I have done any sewing and my daughter asked me if I would like to make a library bag for my granddaughter.  I was delighted to say yes as I had made a library bag for her older brother. I used up scraps I had at home and I…

Useful scraps

My latest bit of sewing was using up some small scraps of fabric that had been given to me by my elder daughter and some scraps that I had left over from quilting. I first saw this shaped potholder when I was at the Quilt Show in Canberra and thought it was a good idea…