Friday, 26 February 2010

Make it Friday

Fridays were always my me day and I used to make and do in the afternoons. I called them crafternoons. However the afternoon has streched to all day today oh FUN. I started with a little paper hankie holder I think it looksFrench / Nautical/ Patriotic. They only take an hour and scraps. Maybe I'll do a tutorial. Anyway see what you think.


Anyway after that I went on to make a lavender pillow similar to the one I made Mum, from the same book in fact. However changes had to be made because I find it hard to come by the lovely vintagey colours of felt that they seem to use so much in the US. Here it is being made ... I used silk for the central pannal







and here all done.




I am very pleased to say the least. Beads are the glitter of the sewing world. I hope you like it.
Thanks to all those people finding the time to check out my blog, its a reall boost to see that others like and then send supportive comments about my doings. Cheers and Happy Friday.

3 comments:

  1. The tissue holder is lovely, I adore the buttons. The little pillow is absolutely beautiful! I really admire your embroidery and sweet beading work. Have a great weekend!

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  2. wow they are both gorgeous,a tutorial would be fab!!I would love to be able to make something,your blog is very inspirational thank you,I love the idea of crafternoons!! becky

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  3. Hello, thank you for visiting my blog and for your birthday wishes!
    It was a super surprise! Your God Daughter's name rings a bell but I do not know her personally. I will ask my friends at school if they know of her. I will be visiting your blog from now on because it looks very inspirational!
    Lucy xx

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