Friday, September 2, 2011

bits and bobs









These tell the time cookies for Cubs..

An embroidery bag for me and an attempt to start early on Christmas decorations...



Flower rosettes from junk mail...






Friday, August 26, 2011

fat cat old tricks



He hasnt done this for awhile but the passive aggressive cat was sleeping on top of my work again yesterday. Think he is hungry or something....




Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011















The grd 2s had fun making cards out of recycled envelopes

cat out of the bag










I made this little quilted cross stitch bag for a special friend. Arnt the cats gorgeous?

Monday, August 8, 2011

holiday makes

I finally found the cable to download pictures from my camers! Here are some projects from the holidays:
A crochet bad and face cloth for Granny Gayle:


A very hastily quilted and cover sewn for the ipad. I remembered too late that I had meant to make the top flap rounded and sew the binding in one piece so will have to unpick at some stage :( irritated....














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Saturday, June 25, 2011

ruffle scarf

Here is the picture I have been tying to post for the ruffle scarf! Thanks for the pattern Trace:)
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wax models

I have seen this so many times in blogworld, so we just had to try it for ourselves.....

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Friday, June 10, 2011

bun in the oven

I was in a homemaking sort of mood today. Made rock cakes..mmmm


Put a lasagne in the slow cooker...mmm


Made Milo biscuits with robs and a friend...mmmm


Started a little embroidery project...mmmm.....a bit rusty on the embroidery....
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Thursday, June 2, 2011

rice dyeing


Rice in the colours of the flag for Cubs!
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easter revisited..

Finally a chance to download some pictures. Here are the pancakes we had great fun making on Easter morning. Once we started the kids put in orders for all sorts of shapes...
Bunny

The older boys couldnt be seen eating bunnies so settled for a spiral..

Was this the easter egg or the rugby ball...?

And then finally a butterfly for Simon of course!

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Monday, May 9, 2011

a first

Just signed up to do my first online class ever! Cant wait.
See more about it here

Monday, April 18, 2011

to die for doll

Scraps of fabric and t-shirts for Robs:

Duvet for Nic:

I always forget just how time consuming tie dying is, but the results are ALWAYS worth the effort!
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