Thursday, December 4, 2008

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Plastic coated shopping bags.

These were made as Christmas presents for my sewing friends. I hope they like them.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

My beautiful babies

A new hobby of mine - collecting reborn dolls. These two are Charlotte and Phoebe.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Des Fleurs Pour Grandmere

A little cloth book for my grandchildren. It was designed by Jenny McWhinney in threadpainting.

Our 25th wedding anniversay

A crazy patchwork quilt made to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

A sun dress for Phoebe

This was a quick and easy dress to make. It was made from Joel Dewberry fabric sourced from my daughter's stash. I love it. Thanks Emma. It was a pattern from a tutorial on the internet.

Monday, October 13, 2008

A weekend of gardening

We spent the weekend changing our front garden from modern to more old fashioned. I think it suits the syle of house much better. At least it will when everything grows.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Christmas stockings

2 down 4 to go. I have completed 2 Shepherds bush Christmas stockings. These were relaxing to do. Not too much to think of. Hoping to get a couple more made before Christmas.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Dress for Phoebe

This dress was made for Phoebe by my daughter, Emma. Phoebe loves it and so does everyone who sees it!

Dress for Ella

Oliver + S bubble dress. I loved this pattern, so easy to follow, yet so effective. Ella's dress was made using Moda fabric.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

My View

On a clear day you can see forever. Only spoilt by power lines.

My sewing room.

This is my favourite room in the house. Nice and sunny and all my special things around me.

Saturday, October 4, 2008

I am Sam

Memory quilt.
Sam 13.9.77 - 6.11.02 Our son, always loved, always missed, always remembered.
Crazy patchwork photo quilt .

Sophie's blanket

Made for our 1st grand-daughter Sophie Rose born on Christmas Eve 2004.

Max's Quilt

A quilt and a blanket made to celebrate the arrival of my 6th grandchild - Max Thomas.
May he have a beautiful life.

Jenny McWhinney mice

Thread painted mice.
A blanket made for dolls cradle. I am a big fan of Jenny McWhinney designs.

Smocked silk dupion bishop

This dress was made for a friends 1st grand-daughter. It is to wear to a wedding in Noosa in November.

Phoebe's dress

This dress was made for my 2 year old grand-daughter to wear to Sophie's 3rd birthday. Sophie is my eldest grand-daughter and she had a lovely party at the carousel.

Smocked bishop

This dress was made for a friend's little girl.
The model is "Charlie", a very well behaved reborn doll.

Princess Phoebe's Christening dress Feb 06

Princess Phoebe's dress was made out of ivory silk and embroidered with roses.