Kainga, where Roses bloom, life is lived at a gentler pace.Living Simply, doing all those good things like stitching, gardening, cooking and reading.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

"Sewing."

Hello,

For those waiting to see who won the Tuesday's Treasures parcel, it will be travelling to...


Susan who blogs at Susan's sewing Space. So the parcel is crossing over to the other side of Australia to Queensland.


I also embroidered this square to put in with the other items in the Travelling Giveaway. Thanks to everyone that entered.


 Flour bag Sewing.

 I am still working through that Flour bag full of scraps working out what can be made. I had these two rose machine embroideries that were test samples. I added the dragonflies on this one to jazz it up a bit.


 I used some pink braid that Lisa sent across from New Zealand on these projects. The only fabric that wasn't from the Flour bag was some cream Homespun that was used in the backing.  Now I have two small table toppers/place mats. If you are wondering the roses are "Lorraine Lee" This rose was bred by Alistair Clark a famous Australian rose breeder.


The past week I have been doing lots of sewing, some I can show like this Summer nightie and others which are for presents. I have had this fabric for absolutely ages, I must have picked it up at Textile Traders when they had one of their buy 2 metres get one free sale.I still have enough fabric left over for a child's item.

Happy days.
Bev C

12 comments:

Sally said...

Wow - some fancy embroidery! Loving the pink and lime colour combo. It works in the most vibrant way. Brilliant.

Lin said...

Love your fabric basket and also the pretty rose mats. Very pretty.

marina said...

you have used your embroideries beautifully Bev and the one for the travelling stash and for Susan are lovely.
Happy sewing!

Fiona said...

love susan's special embroidery... so clever and how you have made up your toppers... very pretty...
Hugz

Julie said...

Your embroideries are just lovely Bev. You have achieved lots of creations this week ... mustve been raining perhaps?? I always spend time indoors sewing when its wet.

Melody said...

Lovely sewing, Bev

Nat Palaskas said...

You are a whiz with your machine embroidery. Love the colour! Hugs Nat

debbie said...

Thank you Bev for playing along and a special thank you for the embroidery for Susan. I am sure she will enjoy this very special gift. Congratulations, Susan!! xx debbie

Charlie and Wendy said...

Your embroideries look lovely all finished and I love the one for the travelling stash. Happy sewing!

Bobbie Lynn said...

Hi Bev,
You have been busy (neat!) and what great embroidery squares. Have a wonderful weekend.

Vickie said...

busy busy busy..love the embroideries..nightie fabric looks cool..cheers Vickie

Susan said...

OOPs - I have been so rude - I should have popped over here ages ago - sorry - though work has been frantic the last month or so - all over now fortunately. I am so looking forward to this little parcel - esp now I have seen a few "hints"!!!
I love the fact that you hand quilt...
and some lovely work there.