A slight obsession with books

Reading and Fibrecrafts

Sewing

I’m getting more and more interested in sewing and quilting so it looks like I need a page for finished projects. I just had a cheap and cheerful sewing machine which I originally got for sewing on scrapbooking pages and turning up the odd pair of curtains. Ok, one pair of curtains. I’ve never learned how to sew or use a machine properly.

Seeing all the beautiful things that Tree creates, made me want to learn to use my sewing machine though, so I started off gently by using some fabric to frame some cross stitch projects and then moved on to a very small quilted cushion. I sort of made that up as I went along.

Then a new quilting magazine came out and I came over all inspired as the projects looked as if I might be able to do them. I subbed to the mag and have made a start on making some of the lovely things inside the covers.

I’ve now invested in a new sewing machine so plan to start making some projects that aren’t cushions as the sofas are getting quite full now.

Finished projects

2015

Frodo’s quilt

Frodo'sQuilt-05
Snowball quilt

Snowball08

Gift bags for friends

Turquoisebag02b Navybag01b

2014

Toy box for Sammie

Toybox01

Laptop pouch

MacCover05

Pinwheel Cushion

PinwheelCushion07

My owl apron

apron07

Starry Skies Cushion

StarrySkies06

Mug Rug #2

MugRugv201

Mug Rug #1

MugRug

Rail Fence Cushion

RailFenceCushion

2013

‘Made up as I went along’ cushion

BOcc07

Those fabric-framed cross stitch projects

AllCottagesOnRails

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