Tuesday, November 27, 2012

a quick disappearing 9-patch runner

This is my favourite quilting pattern.
I may never need to learn another
Cut 9 squares the same size and sew together

Cut into 4

Rearrange and sew into a paatern you like

Make 5 more and sew up a Christmas runner
(apologies for poor photo quality )
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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Saturday, November 24, 2012

dancing angels

We had a dance competition at one of the local primary schools
this morning and these lovely angels were keeping watch over us
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Friday, November 16, 2012

art culture

One of the things I admire in my kids is their artistic abilities.
Its something I just cant do.
This was the Boys Art project this term..

And this was the Girl's....
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

fatcat christmas

I found this sweet fabric at the Quilt Shop today...

...it reminded me of this fellow....
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

an epic excercise

Not much has happened on the home front,
but I have been involved int sorting this...

into this!
These items were donated by parents towards putting together 500 craft kits
for the boys to do as a community project on Epic.

We packed bracelet kits

50 pot plant kits

Cracker kits

Klikkety-klik boxes

plastic soccer ball kits

Activity boxes

kits for making sock puppets

musical instruments

candle holders

Christmas card kits

and wooden spoon angels.
Hope they have fun making them 
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Monday, November 12, 2012

bag take 2

I adapted the bag from the Cath Kidston book...

And made it reversible :-)

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

in the bag

this was a belated birthday present which I finally managed to finish

although it was a quick and easy sew from this wonderful book.
Definitely keen to make one for myself...
.just need to get my hands on some CK fabric....
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postman pat

I do so love a parcel that comes in the post...

These stickers from The Book Depository
(I have a bit of a sticker fetish...)

And these lovely decorations from Gill
(via Sister-in-Law post)

As well as this lovely garland made by her.
Thanks Gilly! It making us very happy in the dining room

The Girl had to try her Godmother's Donut Muffins

much appreciated by the boys!
Find Gilly's recipe here
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