Wednesday, December 28, 2011

.. and the one's I made.... and a new blogger to meet....

A gift that I couldn't share before TheBeardedManinTheRedSuit bungied by...

My SSCS (run by Chookyblue) gift was for Tanje (Nemo) in Norway

I made a little snowflake ornie with a tinkle bell....


and for her main present a tote bag ......


almost a 'sampler' bag... different blocks front and back which make up pockets....
flying geese and block piecing
quilted throughout


lined with lots of pockets inside (as I know treasures leap into bags)


Nemo is fond of mice so I made this little one to fit in a pocket....
(this is a very cute pattern from Bustle and Sew)


I loved making this bag - I hope Nemo loves it too

There's heaps of gifts and ornaments being shown on Chookyblue's blog if you fancy some inspiration


I'd love to introduce you to Helen.....

I met Helen when she came into one of my favourite LQS to buy a quilt.... she was told she couldn't buy one but she was welcome to join a bunch of us and make one.....  we were sewing to make quilts for people affected by the floods.....

She is a great friend and I have no doubt her blog will be great fun... she covers furniture, gets her hands dirty refurbishing homes, and is game to try all sorts of new things... sewing, knitting -  she did make a lovely quilt too (since she couldn't buy one) .... and has a wicked sense of humour.... you can see a few of her projects on her new blog 

I hope you can pop by and say G'day.....

24 comments:

  1. What a beautiful bag! I love the little mouse.

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  2. Love your bag! I will pop over and say Hi now
    Lisa

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  3. so gorgeous bag! Love that little mouse too.
    the fabrics in the bag are so beautiful. Well done.

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  4. a lovely gift for Nemo.........I'm sure she will love it........

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  5. You have made some lovely gifts, I especially love the litte mouse, he's gorgeous!!

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  6. Very nice Bubz...I will pop over to say Hi as well...

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  7. Beautiful gifts Fiona.
    Cute wee mouse.

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  8. what a lovely parcel for Nemo to open Fiona,they are beautiful gifts to receive.
    I will pop over now to say hello to Helen.xx

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  9. What lovely gifts you sent for SSCS- I've been over to visit Helen's blog too..

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  10. Lovely bag Fiona. The little mouse is very cute too!

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  11. Oh what a wonderful bag, I'm sure that will be used a lot by Nemo, the mouse is ever so cute as well.

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  12. What a wonderful bag, Fiona.......Imagine all the goodies that could go in it :)

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  13. That bag is gorgeous. I love the colours you chose, blue is always a favourite. And the pockets - say no more!

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  14. sure is one very sweet mouse - who could resist bringing a little friend like this sewing.
    Lovely bag with lots of things to look at as well as being practical.
    Enjoy

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  15. Beautiful bag Fiona and the little mouse is just so cute. I will go check out your friend now , love to meet new bloggers. hugs Sheila

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  16. Your bag is just gorgeous and all those pockets will be very handy :)

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  17. Your bag is just gorgeous and all those pockets will be very handy :)

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  18. Beautiful bag. Just love it. Such a cute ornament, too. I'm about to pop over and say Hi to Helen as well.

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  19. Hi Fiona
    I hope I am in the correct section for leaving a comment??? Thanks to you dear friend lots of lovely bloggers left comments for me. You really are a special one!!
    This section doesn’t have spell checker so I am writing this in word then pasting and copying it to the screen. Fingers, toes and legs crossed. Have a great day Cheers Helen

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  20. Everything you make is delightful. Hope you enjoy a wonderful 2012.

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  21. Fiona I just love your bag. Your mouse is so cute. I will pop in and meet Helen.
    Hugs,
    donna

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  22. Great SSCS presents;love the bag!If I spot it in Oslo,I`ll say HI, that`s for sure. The stockings in your header are super. Happy New Year 2012 to you:-)

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  23. You are very well informed and very brilliant. You did something that people are able to understand.

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  24. Those are wonderful bags, it's a nice thing to give as a present.

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