Saturday, January 28, 2012

January New FO projects

Hi everyone!!

These are two new projects that I've started in January 2012...



This first project was inspired from Ms. Nanette at Freda's Hive from her Scraptacular Picnic Quilt tutorial. I choose to make it  into 12 pieces of 13" blocks  from scraps fabric.   Added with 2" sashing using white fabric... and this is how it looks like once I've done... this is my first quilt top that I've sewn for 2012.


My second project is a quilt for my boy size 60" x 72"


Both are ready to be quilted with the backing.

Happy Sewing!!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Resolved to Sew 2012

Hi there!!

This is to inform that there is a  generous giveaway that currently going on at Very Berry Handmade. 



 I shared my 2012 sewing resolution on my post dated January 12th under the 2012 NewFO Challenge which I signed up with Cat Patches.  It is not a long list, but good enough to keep me busy sewing throughout the year and with the hope my sewing space will be more ORGANISED( word for 2012)

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Baby Brim Hat

Hi!!

 Yeeaaa... at last !
I finished crocheted this blue Baby Brim Hat. 
I used  a lot of cluster stitch, single stitch,half double crochet and chain.
  There are still a lot to improve ...
anyway I have to be happy with the result this round...


Happy Crocheting!!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

2012 To Do List

Hi everyone!!

I've joined  2012 NewFO Challenge at Cat Patches.  There is no better way to motivate myself to achieve my goal(to use up all my scraps) other than to sign up for a challenge or Quilt Along with  other quilters in the blog land.  To register myself  I need to share my new sewing projects list. So, in no particular order, here are my sewing to do list for 2012. 
 
1.  Scraptacular Quilt for my girl... inspired by this pattern at Freda's Hive.   

2.  Quilt for my sister(still looking for the pattern)

3. Quilt for my eldest boy using this pattern that I learn to do at Sew Lux.


4.  Patchwork skirts – for myself, for my daughters, for my nieces (age range from 2 – 10 yrs old) , using the Japanese scraps fabric(hope to clear  all these scraps fabric by April)


5. Cushion pillow cases ... patchwork pillowcases, patchwork fabric bins(big enough to keep my future scraps).
6. Quilted Hexagon bag - re-visit  my quilted hexagon bag pattern.
7.   Mug rug  as a gift for my subordinates(10 pcs)
8.   Pot holders for my kitchen and my mum
9.  Last but not least, I would like to make another quilt with embroidery,12 blocks, one block each month .... I'm thinking of using this pattern for the quilt.  I found this at Just A Bit Frayed blog...


Well... that's about it for this year.   For those interested to join this challenge my visit Cat Patches blog for the details.

Happy Sewing!!




Saturday, January 7, 2012

Crocheted Baby Cardigan

Hi everyone!!



Remember this Baby cardigan.... which have appeared too many times under the WiP post. At last... I complete crocheting it... and today I am sharing the result of my work...



To those interested to have the pattern that inspired me,you may visit Marumin Crochet blog. Ms. Marumin shared many free pattern at her blog ... Of course you can't find my cardigan pattern since I've done major modifications towards it. Anyway there are still a lot more other babies pattern that might interest you...

Happy Crocheting!!
 

2012 Sew Scraps Along

Hi everyone!!

One of my resolution this year is to Sew More, Buy Less fabric... and to have my Sewing corner more organise... So for that, I've started with clearing my scraps by joining the Sew Along group. The 2012 Sew Scraps Along at Pleasant Home is one of the first that I've joined for this year.  
  
For those interested to join the Sew Along may click  this link 2012 Sew Scraps Along which will bring you to the page for details on how it works.   There will be a lot of tutorials and Scrap projects that may inspire you to Sew Along...


I've started cutting and sewing the pieces of the Scraptacular Picnic Quilt ,first tutorial from Freda's Hive yesterday.... 

yet to press and join all these big pieces...

Happy Sewing!!

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Crochet Flower : Free Pattern

Hi everyone!!

I finished crocheting this flower as embellishment for my 14 years old daughter's crocheted bag. 


The bag was crocheted by her and I help with the lining and this flower.





I am sharing the flower pattern with you... the finished size of the flower is 5" x 5" . It is really a huge flower....





If you are using this pattern, please join me and share a picture at Hook 'n Needle flickr I would love to see your finished projects .  Thank you!

Happy Crocheting!!

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