Tuesday 1 November 2011

fresh sewing day - october

Mmmmm, is this really all that I acheived in October: doesn't look much considering how busy I thought I had been sewing!

I made a couple more of these bags for the hospice to sell

My christmas star that went from this , to never going to be this:

to ending up as this for my S.I.L
with this one being the final design for the modern table runner swap:

I recovered a chair: only 3 more to go

I made a hot water bottle cover a) because I needed one and b) so that I could practise some fmq
And then I got really brave and started to fmq my first ever quilt, normally I quilt by hand!
I made this quilt up from wonky stars, thanks to Susan, who introduced me to them.  This is a quilt that I am doing for a friend to donate to a new childrens ward

And, I know its now sewing or quilting, but I did also make this for Beccys birthday yesterday!

I wonder if Novemeber will be more productive!

Linking this to:
Fresh Sewing Day


  1. Oh, I think you have been wonderfully productive last month! I love the bags, such fun, fresh fabrics!

  2. That looks like a productive month to me! Your wonky stars quilt is really cute. Good luck with the fmq! :)

  3. Hi, you did a lot last month!
    I like most the table runner! Remembers me at Christmas!

  4. I'd say that was a very productive month, can't really see how you could do much more!! Love all your wonky stars!

  5. I love those bags and the wonky stars are great! A good month for you :)

  6. It looks like you have done a lot! Totally count the cake.

  7. Very productive! I love your bags for hospice! And congratulations for jumping right into FMQing your quilt! I'm still stuck in the potholder zone. And recovering chairs...look at you! Excellent work!

  8. You`ve done masses - the wonky start quilt will be fab and bring such a huge amount of comfort to a little one. Gorgeous makes Catherine.

  9. What a great, and very productive, month. And ending it with a birthday was nice!

  10. Awesome, you got a ton done last month. I wish I had been more productive, maybe this month. Yeah right :) Is that first star paper pieced? I love it, so pretty. I'm glad I found your blog, thanks small blog meet!! I can't wait to see what else you come up with. I would love it if you stopped by my blog when you get a chance. I have a great day!! January T

  11. wow - you've done a huge amount of work - well done to you!!

  12. ps - i've joined from small blog meet - and i'm in the mcts with you as well - there you go!

  13. Very productive, what great makes


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