My neighbour friend had a significant '0' birthday this weekend (a low number 0 mind you!) and I wanted to make her something a bit different but also special ........
For some reason in my mind covered coat hangers are one of those top luxury items!
This is a napkin (not vintage but quite pretty) on top of some sort of shiny firm satin type fabric (I must find it and get some more)
As you can see some pretty quilting which shows up so nicely on the shiny satin.....
Some lace trim and satin bows .....
I'm happy with how these worked out - I must try and do more
I have been doing some prep work for projects
This is a needlecase from 2015 Stitchers Dream Day Out
designed by Bronwyn Hayes. I started the stitchery on the day, finished it later and there it has sat with it's fabric
I also cut up yet more left over Japanese fabrics to make some blocks which will turn into my backing for the Shimocho quilt.... not so scrappy this time so it will be more of a double sided quilt.
On Sunday Hubz and I drove inland to see some open gardens on farms, I snapped this picture when we sat under some willow trees for a cold drink (and cake). Very flat land with black soil round there.
At home I have this little nursery happening in my kitchen. When I transplanted little succulents into my glass bulbs some leaves dropped off...... so I laid them on the soil.. (the bigger one was already growing) ... can you see the tiny bits shooting off the end of the leaves?
Very sweet - I have to be careful watering so not to shift them around.
Last night I appliqued my stitchery onto the background so it is all ready for machine sewing
Packed away waiting for a ChooseDay session
Righto, Gotto Go, I'm ready for a second coffee and some breakfast
Hope you all have a wonderful week