Sunday, 19 April 2009

The best thing about being home for the holidays...

....is that I had lots of sewing time!! Talk about productive, I've completed lots of things, one of which I can't show yet cause it's secret squirrel stuff.

Firstly some of you may know that last christmas a not very nice person took Helen's "Pretty in Pink" sample from the Quilted Crow's store so I've been busy making up a new set for her

Plus a set for myself but I still have to make the tissue holderSo if you have recieved a set that looks exactly like Helen's above with a "H" on it, beware as it maybe the stolen goods!

I also completed a sewing tote for myself, I recently made one for the Bushfire Appeal and one for Sarah's Birthday and wanted one for myself. To my other two PIF ladies something will be heading your way soon, I promise!

I've completed the Leanne's House pincushions I received from Quilt Fabric Delight's Pincushion Club, I think I need a bit more practice at the Ric-Rac, some are better than others.And here's two more stitchery BOM's completed

by Gail Pan

by Willowberry Designs

So for the rest of my Sunday afternoon I'm going to relax, maybe read a craft mag or two. I need to do this otherwise I may catch EITTTS!

32 comments:

Lulu said...

Everything you made looks beautiful.

Jan said...

Wow,you have been productive. You have made some gorgeous items this week. Well done!

trashalou said...

Oh poor Helen! People can be rotten buggers can't they? As always your work is beautiful and I stand in awe.

Roseanne said...

boy you have been busy this month I like every think that you have made those pincushens are so lovely . I just love Leanne's Beasley patterns.

razzy

Deb said...

Isn't it a great feeling catching up Jo. I have been doing the same. You feel all righteous about it.
Thats terrible someone stealing the samples of Pretty in Pink. There can be some very mean people about.

Christine said...

Lots of loveliness here. I'm sure Helen will be delighted that you've replaced her stolen samples. See you in 13 days. Yes, I booked into the Crow's gathering yesterday.
Christine

Maree said...

All Your Goodies are just Lovely Jo...hadn't heard about the Theft..Shame isn't it...Glad you Enjoyed Your Break....
cheers

rachelmp said...

Beautiful work Jo. I just love your tote too

Catherine said...

Wow, you have been busy. It is great fun having a sewing holiday at home! You have made lots of pretty things...love the "J" set!
Cathyx
Ok I'll bite what is EITTTS??

Jodie said...

I can't understand crafty people stealy from crafty people. It just doesn't make sense but a million thousand craft points to you for making such a great gift. you are a legend jo !

Sarah said...

Wow wow and wow Jo!!!!

Linda said...

Just reading what you mananged to get done makes me feel tired, all lovely and what a good feeling it is at the end of it all.

Judith Tetley said...

Thumbs down to the person who resorted to stealing...thumbs up to you Jo for making a new set for the girls.
My....you are on a productive roll at the moment...hold onto that feeling and enjoy!
Kind Regards
Judith
www.creativestudio10.blogspot.com

wonderwoman said...

blimey Jo you have been busy - love the bag!i think you've earned a rest.

xxxxx

Stina said...

Oh my...this was a soooo much done... and lovely finishes..:o)
Love the sewing caddy...may I ask what pattern??
Shame shame on that person who stole the samplers!!!!

Kate said...

Wow such a busy bee you are Jo, love the little bag, any chance of sharing where you found the design, looks perfect for carrying various sewing projects.

Thanks for sharing and big thumbs down to whoever took the store display.

Kerri said...

You have been busy. I love all of them. Your sewing tote is really cute.

Jules said...

Hey Jo. I love that bag. Is the pattern from a mag or did you purchase it? I saw the one you made Sarah too. So nice.

Jules

Stephanie said...

Pretty sewing tote and pincushions. I love anything with rick rack...it's a bit fussy I've recently learned if you're trying to sew it in any shape other than straight!

julia said...

Oh my, GORGEOUS finishes...I'm not sure what I like most, but the sewing tote you made is just beautiful!!!!
Hugs, Julia

Fiona said...

My goodness you have been so busy - Love it all as usual you do lovely work

Kimonos and Sushi said...

Wow what a lovely lot of projects that you have been working on. I like your new set for Helen she will appreciate the time and effort that you took in making a new set.Well Done!!!

Simone de Klerk said...

Wow, Jo, you have been vry very busy. Lovely projects and I love your stitchery BOMs!
Isn't that sad, that people feel like they have to take away something special from someone else. Unfortunately you hear it more and more, even between the quilters. Not good.
Have a wonderful week!

Dzintra Ingrid said...

That is so kind of you Jo♥ Wow you have been so productive...hope you had a wonderful Sunday afternoon relaxing♥x

Sandi said...

Wow! you are so productive Jo. How good of you to make another set for Helen, she will love it.
Love the tote you made - it's fabulous! and all those pincushions too! Hope you had a good rest on Sunday after all that sewing.

Aunt Pitty Pat's Fun said...

Oh I love love love all of the items you have made.. I especially like the tote you made for yourself.. Fantastic.. Thanks for coming by the blog and joining the Annie #2 Swap :) I hope you have lots of fun :)
M

Sew Useful Designs said...

Wow Jo!

Hi, I'm Vikki, we haven't met before! (nice to meet you!!!) I have just been drooling over all the beautiful items you have made! LOVE your colours! Love it all, in fact!

Warm wishes,
Vikki :-)

Christina Lowry said...

I love the pincushions!
They are lovely. :)

Leanne said...

I love your little sewing tote it is tooo cute.

englating said...

You have dona lovely works and I loke them all :) The Pincushion is on my to do list very soon..

Take care!

/Marica

Solstitches said...

The pink set is so pretty - how sad that someone would take it.
I love the sewing caddy which is just the kind of thing I enjoy making.
Could you please give some details on the pattern?
Thank you :)
Margaret

Liz Schaffner said...

Jo, Love the tote!!
Where can I find the pattern??
I just gotta make one :-)
Hugs,Liz