Tumbling Blocks have landed.

I have finally finished a quilt that I started a few years ago.  I have posted previously about this particular quilt and you can check it out here and here. I spent a wet weather day recently hand sewing the binding to finish off the quilt.  I decided to make the binding out of scraps…

The last of the Marimekko

Way back in 2016 I bought a metre of Marimekko fabric.  I wrote about it here. I had used up almost all of the fabric but there was still a little scrap left.  I have been making  some more masks for me and my husband and I thought I might have enough of the marimekko…

It’s been a while. . .

I have just been told by WordPress that it is nine years since I started this blog. I used to publish each weekday for quite a while but now I am at the stage where I only post now and again. I first started to blog as I needed some purpose to my retirement and…

A bit of sewing

I thought it was time to refresh my knitting needle holder so I made use of some scrap fabric I had in my stash and made myself a new one. The old needle holder will go to the op shop.

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…

Christmas gifts for kids

After returning from Melbourne I spent time today getting the last of my Christmas presents done.  I made a mouse in a wee house for Holly.This is just a small part of her Christmas present but I usually try to include a handmade item in the gifts I give. The little teddy bear is tiny…