Monday, 31 December 2007

Yule Time Annies



Finished this Yule Time Annies cushion this morning. It has been waiting to be stuffed and sewn up for quite a while. This very cute stitchery was designed by local designer Lesley Hiller from Wash House Cats. I have made a few of her designs.
The pattern was in Handmade Vol 12 No 6. It was pictured as a wallhanging but I choose to finish it as a cushion. I love quilts with praire point borders so decided to try them out. I was quite happy with my first attempt.



I do quite a lot of stitchery projects and here is my 'very elaborate' light box.
It works really well. I have tried a variey of other methods - window, TV on an untuned channel, lamp in a washing machine! - but my torch in a box topped by an empty frame is the best.



Here is an aerial shot with Olly being cute!


8 comments:

  1. What a lovely cushion....thanks for your comment, did send a reply...but it bounced back...are you set up to receive emails back???....re the foot not sure if that would fit you machine, check it out with your agent...Happy New Year....

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  2. What a clever light box idea. Does Lesley Hiller have a website or a blog?

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  3. Great idea for a light box. I love seeing your cat laying in her basket. My cat Frida is always together with me in my sewingroom, she loves to sleep in her basket while i'm sewing.

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  4. What a great idea! I'm always struggle to transfering patterns. I'm sure gonna try this, thanks for sharing!

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  5. What a great idea. I will have to remember that in the future. Thanks for the tip.

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  6. Am very impressed with your ingenuity! What a great light box! (Here ends my days of standing on the kitchen sink with bits taped to the kitchen window - the only window in the house that gets good light!)

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  7. Hello I found your blog by chance, you're really good.
    Congratulations.
    Eleonora

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Christine