Bird Walk Cushion

Hi,

I enjoyed making this cushion but had forgotten about it until it arrived back in the post. Homespun always take photographs in lovely settings. The photos were taken at a place called The Whalers Cottage, Hyams Beach NSW. A lovely place to sit and sew!

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I did a smaller version on a linen background.

There are lots of lovely projects in this issue of Australian Homespun. I love this pattern Japanese Ice Cream by Chris Jurd.  A lovely scrappy quilt.

Until next time,

Linda :)

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Sewing Project

Hi,

Merry Christmas to everyone who reads this blog and to everyone else as well! I’ve started a new block of the month for next year, for All Things Patchwork. It has all sorts of techniques in it so it’s fun to do. A couple of sneak peaks.

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Linda :)

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Bags

Hi,
Happy Easter weekend. Lovely and sunny here in New Zealand. A good day for sewing…I think it should be gardening ! I’ve had a go at making some small bags. I did one from some French fabric which is lovely but i love the brighter colours.
It’s a strange thing that i usually can talk the hind legs off a donkey yet i get on here and my blog posts read like the books from early learning Dick and Jane ! Oh well i hope you like the pictures !!

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Until next time,

Linda :)

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Big Cushion

Hi,
Finally finished the cushion i was making. It’s REALLY big. I made it without thinking what the finished size would be which ended up about 24″ by 15″. Usually i would make a cushion insert from calico and fill it with feathers but i found in Bed Bath & Beyond a pillow insert with a gusset. It fitted exactly so i was chuffed with that find.

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There’s a little brass door knocker as promised to Grehta on the middle house!
Next up will be a companion cushion  in different colours. Smaller…definitely smaller and different but with houses on a grey background…

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Until next time,
Linda :)

 

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Quilting

Hi,
Slowly crossing off the new years list ! Can you believe one month already has gone since Christmas.
Well i have been busy hand quilting…..love it. It’s definitely a favorite of mine…..I don’t do posh quilting with 10 stitches to the inch..just get it all together and enjoy doing it. There’s something relaxing about quilting even if you stab yourself a few times in the process. Guilty of taking that thimble off a lot! Hope to put the finished article on soon of my finished cushion. It’s quite large and lots of fun to do with some wool and stitching.

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Until next time,
Linda

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