Custom Kitchen Bunting & Living-room Cushions in progress

 

Hello Again!

I am on a roll today….

 

I’ve just finished a custom order. I put my Kitchen Bunting on my Facebook page, And one of my friends liked it as Much as I did!! **Smiles and does a happy dance**

 

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This lovely bunting is made with linen, bought over at Abakhan Fabrics…. If I had any tips for people sewing linen on the bias, it would be to starch and press. I found it much easier to sew 🙂

 

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So what is the next project you ask??

 

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I’m making a few two tone cushion covers for my living-room… No doubt they will be used as missiles by my boys but hey, I’ll cross that bridge when we come to it!!

 

Traci

Lavender Drawer Scents a plenty!

 

Hello There

 

How is everyone today? It’s a overcast day again today… So no new photos to blog new projects. I have been sewing away at Lovely wee Lavender Drawer Scents.

I got the idea when I was thinking about birthday gifts for my mother in-law.

 

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Here is set one.. They have been named “Divine Diamonds” I am a sucker for fine lace tape!

 

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This is set two, and is named “Ivory Eye”

 

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And here is Number three, She is named “Daisy Chain”.

 

And last but by no means least, My fave…..

 

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This is “Girly Frill” This is my fave by far!

 

I made all these with linen from my stash, Buttons from my tin, the stuffing and lavender were all from the stash too! I bought some of the Lace Tape from Kaela, She has a fabby new shop with haberdashery to die for!! I mean look at the wee handmade trinkets **Squeek** I LOVE them!!

 

I have a few more of these in the pipe line, as I’ve opened a shop over on Etsy, It’s has no stock up yet BUT I am on a mission. Now that the boys are in school full-time, my sewing time just jumped up by 10 hours a week!!!  I’m Like a new woman, I have a new sense of accomplishment on all sections of my life…..

 

I’m not JUST a mummy… I am a content mummy with a sense of accomplishment!!

 

Traci 

Not 1 but 2 Kitchen Buntings!

 

Hell There!!

**Waves**

 

How is everyone?? I’m back at my much loved Sewing Class, to get my juices flowing I covered my pin-board. And yesterday I made a couple of bunting to match….

 

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I made 14 bunting, so figured 2 sets….

 

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Bunting 1 in it’s new home, beside my newly covered pin-board!

 

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Bunting number 2 in it’s new home…

 

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A wee close up.

I’m glad I started this project my kitchen looks lovely, my stash is a little smaller and my mojo is rearing to go! 

Has anyone else been revamping??

Do share!

 

Traci

 

 

Pin-board Revamp!

 

Hello There,

 

**WAVES**

 

I have been sewing away aimlessly for a while, waiting for the boys to get into school full time…. And yes it’s about to happen, both boys will be in till afternoon as of Monday. To say I am excited is a total understatement!! I have to add I love my boys BUT it will be great to stop thinking of sewing and actually getting some done!! 

Like every sewist, I have a list as long as my arm I want to be getting on with… Yes I’m taking about you!!!!!!!!!!! 😉 

Today, I managed to get a project done that’s been on the to do list for the last 3 weeks!!! I used some of my fabric stash for it too, it’s been in the drawers upstairs for ages.

 

Pin-Board Spruce up!

 

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The Pin-Board is from Argos £7.99 and the fabric is from my stash…. 

You can pick up a pin-board (40 x 60) over at Hobby Crafts just now with 25% off!! (£4.99) 

 

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So here it is…… What do you think? I know it’s not perfect BUT, I love it. I am now going to have order and I have shaved a little off that shameful stash of mines!! I plan on making some bunting with the left over fabric.

 

Have you been stash busting??

Do share!

 

Traci

 

FYI

If this coffee burst stays for a while, I might just get some of my squillion other posts up!! (Fingers crossed)