Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aussie Hero Quilt Finished.

Another Aussie Hero Quilt finished.
Starting on making some soft toys for the Angels for the Forgotten charity next.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Quilt In Progress.

Sewn and pinned ready to quilt tomorrow. The border will be added after using the quilt as you go method.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Quilt In Progress.

This is the first bit of crafting since Sunday, I have come down with the flue and it has knocked me out all week, You can imagine that for me this is a biggie! Just taking it slow for the moment cos everything aches! This is the pattern I am doing for the quilt They are large blocks, each block is 14 inches. 3 blocks wide and 5 rows down make up this quilt top. I am allowing the fabric to do work, it is so pretty! Scottie dogs will be appliqued in place afterwards.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Capes Finished.

 1 dozen blue and green and 1 dozen pink and cream capes and face masks done for the Angels for the Forgotten charity.
My next project is an Aussie Hero quilt, the request was for Westie terrier dogs, favourite colours are pink, blue and yellow.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Capes Continued.

 Lots of sewing done today, 12 girls capes ready, just need to add the velcro to the neck pieces.
 Starting on the boys capes now. I made the girls in exactly the same way. The lining is cut to the correct size, and to make it easier, the outer was roughly cut slightly larger, It just saves me time. Pin well all around.
 Sew all the way around leaving an opening in the bottom to turn it through.
 Cut it out neatly.
 Clip the curves.
 Turn it the right way out and pin the opening closed
 Top stitch all the way around.
Add the logo, these are made of wool felt. and the velcro to the neck edge and you are done. I have 11 more boys capes cut out and paired up ready to sew.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Super Hero Capes And Shopping.

 Tilli had a lovely time on the fabric this morning, It was so much fun for her, made my job cutting the fabric into manageable lengths difficult!
 The start of some Super Hero capes for Angels for the Forgotten charity.  I have so far roughly cut out a dozen blue and 6 pink so far.
 Such a nice day I took a walk to Savers and bought all this! $2 for these tooth brushes, I will be giving them to my friend for her homeless box packages.
 Huge haul of single sheets, all cotton, $4 each, the brights and the cream are brand new, the rest excellent condition.
and finally this apron, Total cost with my 30% discount, $40.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Cards And Bags.

 More prep work for my Aussie Hero gift packs this morning. The lovely red embossed stock card is from Kaylee, a lovely gift that arrived in my post box a couple of days ago. Thank you so very very much. I printed off another lot of postcards from my stash of photo papers.
 All set and ready to sew this afternoon. A set of 4 laundry bags. The front one is a special request one.
 Another special request.
 and another special request. The top fabric is from Aussie Heroes, the wonderful linen t towel is from  http://www.mulberrylanequilting.com.au/index.php

This is going in a pack of 4 laundry bags too.
All will be posted first thing in the morning.