Wednesday, December 19, 2012

One Flower Wednesday #13 and WiP


Hi Everyone!!

This is my One Flower Wednesday for this week .....


and  following are my Work in Progress for the past one week ... 
hand stitching the Embroidery 101 Quilt top...


piecing all these tiny pieces for Jacob's Ladder Quilt...
 and a sneak peak on this small crochet project for my 10 years old niece...


  I'm  linking up at Journey of a Quilter and  Freshly Pieced


WIPWednesday

Happy Sewing!!

2013 NewFO Challenge

Hi Everyone!!

Barbara over at Cat Patches hosted this 2013 NewFO Challenge linky party.

2013NewFO

This is my second year joining the fun.  It is about getting started a New Project each month without to worry to finish it. Following are what on my NewFO wish list for the first two months in 2013 in no particular order…

I intend to join About A Quilt Sampler QAL : A sampler quilt with custom quilting hosted by Amira  at  littlemushroomcap


This QAL is going to be all about how to do customize quilting. It will be about quilting  by block using a domestic machine and the quilt as you go technique for each block. 
 The finished project will look like this…


Another project that I'm looking forward is to make a quilt for my son using this  fabric bundle.


I still not decide on the pattern but these are some options that I’m looking at …time will tell
A zig zag or


a log cabin four patch pattern


That's all I can list for today ...Some bloggers have more but I will keep my list short for now.
Visit Cat Patches to see what others are planning for 2013.

Happy Quilting!!


Wednesday, December 12, 2012

One Flower Wednesday #12

Hello Friends!

Another week past by and Wednesday is here again...time just fly too fast for me.  This is my flower from my garden today...  The weather is beautiful ... bright and fresh.  Do you ever think that today's date(with repeated numbers like this-12-12-12) is once in our life time ? And what a coincidence, my One Flower Wednesday post is also # 12.


Thanks to All the Mighty for all the beautiful things happen today... and thanks Karen for hosting this fun garden party at Journey of a Quilter.  Remember to visit other blogger's garden to look at their flowers today!

Happy Stitching!!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Ruffled Earflap Hat

Hi everyone!!

Another crocheted hat that I've finished yesterday...It is a gift for a friend who just gave birth to a baby girl.
It is an earflap hat with ruffle in size for a new born.


I am in the midst of writing the pattern. I used a lot of hdc and sc stitches for this pattern.  It is suitable for a beginner level.


Happy Crocheting!!



Wednesday, December 5, 2012

One Flower Wednesday #11

Hi Everyone!

My post always short and a quick one.     Today I'm sharing  another one flower  from my garden ...


and encouraging words for the week...


Hope your garden bloom with beautiful flowers!! Thank you Karen for hosting this fun party...:)

Smile Always!!


Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Happy Little Pouches

Hi Everyone!


Today I have two pouches to share which I’ve finished during the weekend. First up is this scrappy pouch which I made for myself using the Coquette fabric.

 Not that satisfied with the result… I hand stitch a yellow thread to make it more outstanding, and the result…it makes the scrappy block looks as being frame. Hmmm…now I’m happy!
The size of this pouch is approximately 5.5” H x 3” D x 9” L. It is big enough for keeping all my left over yarns from other crocheted projects.
 Next pouch that I’ve finished is a boxy pouch. My eight years old daughter request for a new pencil box and I choose to follow the Pontoms box pouch tutorial by Mommy’s Nap Time. To make it more interesting for a little girl I sew this bug for the zipper puller…
The finished size of this pencil box pouch is approximately 2” H x 3” D x 7” L. This is my first try to sew a boxy pouch… and I’m happy with the result. 


I am lucky to have finished both of these pouches on time to submit for the Happy Little Pouch Hop.
EVENTS
Happy Sewing!!


Monday, December 3, 2012

November NewFO Challenge

Hello Everyone!
It has been awhile I share my monthly NewFO Challenge.  I only have one new project that I  started during November...the Jacob's Ladder quilt. 

 One  finished project in November ...  the Great Granny Along quilt top.


 and my finished crocheting project... Shell Sun Hat for my 3 months old niece.


Happy Creating!!


Thursday, November 29, 2012

Value Added Quilt Along

Hello everyone!!

One of my new project that currently in progress is this Value Added Quilt Along. It was co-hosted by Rachel(Stitched In Color) ,Leila (Where the Orchids Grow), Amy (Badskirt),and  Jolene (Blue Elephant Stitches).
Value Added

I choose the Jacob's Ladder pattern by Jolene of  Blue Elephant Stitches 



Following are the beauties that I choose from my stash.. for this project....combination of Good Fortune by Kate Spain,Thread Wind by Ashley and Vintage Modern  by Bonnie and Camille.  All these are FQ bundles that I've bought at Sew Lux Fabrics.


I am still in the process of cutting all the tiny pieces.... personally I would say this pattern was the first that I've ever follow which need a lot of cutting. Below are the work in progress which I arranged using mosaic.  The last photo was the first block that I've finished... I love it so much.  It  turn out so satisfying...

and last night I finished another three blocks and my first diamond shape block created.  I still have a long way to go...but surely I will reach there.


Happy Sewing everyone!!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

One Flower Wednesday #10

Hi Everyone!!

Today is Wednesday at where I am staying and it means another flower for the week...


Happy Sewing!!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Shell Sun Hat #2

Hello there!!

I just finished crocheting this Shell Sun Hat for my second niece that born in 2012. I used the same pattern as the first Shell Sun Hat but with two different colors. 

 The flower is also different from the first Shell Sun Hat.  I used three different colors for the flowers and two different yarns for the leaf.   

 Happy Crocheting !! 

Friday, November 16, 2012

Guest Curator Contest #2

Hello again...!

I'm still on the same heading... Guest Curator Contest at Sew Lux Fabrics is still on .. .have you submit yours? Last day to submit your entry is on 20th November.  You still have ample of time to create yours!

This is my second bundle. I name it 'Animals Bundle'  I am thinking of my younger boy when I choose the fabrics...he loves animals so much.  


Happy Creating!!



Guest Curator Contest #1

Hi there!!

Sew Lux Fabrics is having a contest for a Guest Curator for the month of December.  I am taking this opportunity by joining in. The fun part of this contest is where you can  create a bundle of  fabrics from their shop!  You can submit two entries ...so this is my first bundle.

While browsing through their collection of fabrics I’am thinking of making something for my mother. That is how these bundle have been created. The bundle was a combination of Papillon and Late Bloomers fabric collection.

I name it 'Papillon Bloomers Bundle'


If you feel like creating your own custom made bundle, stop by at Sew Lux Fabrics and join in the fun! There are  lots of great bundles already linked up!

Happy Creating!!


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Great Granny Along

Hi Everyone!!

It has been a while...I am too busy with my working life, anyway thanks to the long weekend. The Hindus in Malaysia  are celebrating Deepavali today,13th November. At least during the weekend  I managed to sew and finish up some of my Quilt Along projects.   The first project  in my list is the Great Granny Along...


and I am so happy so say that I  managed to finish the quilt top today. This is how the result looks like...


The are many other Great Granny Quilts that you can inspired from at The Great Granny flickr group, visit them  HERE ...you won't regret.


I am sharing my sewing project at Plum and June linky party...

Plum and June

Happy Sewing to All!!



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