Tuesday 31 December 2013

Gifts for Peg

Today I am sharing the gifts I made for Peg in our Friends in Stitching Christmas swap. This hanging angel is a Rosalie Quinlan design from her little Christmas book, Petit .. Noel. I struggled a bit with the ric-rac but got there in the end!

For the main Christmas Day present I made Peg the table runner version of Painted Ladies by Fig Tree.

I used Honey Sweet  for the butterfly wings ... 

and Butterscotch and Rose for the posts, butterfly bodies and  border.

I find that Fig Tree ranges mix really well together.

The lovely Sarah did the quilting on her long arm quilting machine. I chose the butterfly design as pictured below. The backing fabric is a Henry Glass neutral I found at Spotlight a few years ago.

I have done quite a bit of sewing since Christmas and will pop back soon to show what I've been doing. It is so nice to have some 'me' time after such a busy year.
Happy New Year.


Monday 30 December 2013

Christmas Gifts

I belong to an online group called Friends in Stitching. I received some lovely gifts from Leanne in our annual Christmas Swap. Firstly, this beautiful wall hanging made from Fig Tree fabrics .. mostly Avalon, I think.

Isn't it gorgeous. I love these fabrics so much!

The little birdie is so cute.

 Leanne also sent me these lovely Tilda fat quarters ... I was very spoilt! I have plans for these but for now they have been added to my Tilda box.

In the lead up to Christmas we exchanged gifts starting with the letters of S.A.N.T.A.

These are my S (Santa) ...

and A (antler) presents.

 Thank you, Leanne. I love everything you made for me. Next post I will share what I made for Peg.

I hope everyone had a great Christmas and wish you well for the New Year. I don't usually make New Year resolutions but I do hope to blog more regularly in 2014.