Monthly Archives: April, 2015

Day 119 Stitching Post; Nearly There.

Day119 April 30th I had hoped to finish my top this afternoon but I think I will stop while it is going well and complete tomorrow. The facing and yoke are done , but took longer than I thought. There is a lot of under stitching, but I still am tempted to top stitch too. …

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Day 118 Stitching Post; Slow progress

Day 118 April 29th I have not had much time to sew today so have not  made much progress. The yoke and button loops have been done but I need to sort out the facing. Tibby has also decided it looks comfy. Cats sneak in every where…Now to remove him without snagging the fabric.

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Day 117 Stitching Post; Vilene

Day 117 April 28th Finished cutting my top out today after purchasing the interfacing. I am still not convinced I bought the correct thing. It is so long since I bought some that I did not realise it would not say lightweight on it. The salesman said it was, but All the Vilene had on …

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Day 116 Stitching Post; Cosy Blanket Progress

Day 116 April 27 Cosy blanket is growing quickly. I have obviously been watching the box too much. Have all the colours on pegs and in my basket Attic 24 style. I think that is the complete colour range now. Quite restricted for me?

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Day 115 Stitching Post; Simplicity 1467 Top

Day 115 April 26th I cut out the top of the pattern which came with Sew Home and Style this afternoon. I used a very slippery fabric which was not easy to cut. I hope it will be easier to sew…

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Day 114 Stitching Post;Attic24 Cosy Blanket

Day114  April 25 th I could not put it off any longer; I have started my Cosy blanket. I know I have numerous things to finish, but I missed a ‘sociable’ project; A project you can chat,travel and watch films with and not have to look what you are doing. It is not particularly  planned- …

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Day 113 Stitching Post; Piggy Pincushion

Day113 April 24 Sewed my pincushion this afternoon. It is Lucinda Ganderton’s pattern and made with Gutermann fabric. I think it has turned out quite well; All it needs now is some pins…

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Day112 Stitching Post; Pincushion cut out

Day112 April 23rd I have downloaded the templates from this month’s Sew Home and Style and cut out the pincushion. Out this evening so will sew it tomorrow.

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Day 111Stitching Post; More Hexies

Day111 April 22nd Did some hand stitching today and completed another ‘flower’. Nice tin Becky.

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Day 110 Stitching Post; Too tired to stitch.

Day 110 April 21st Busy day- much of it spent at the hospital. I did not even get my knitting out there. Now things have calmed down I thought I would share some nice 30s repro fabrics that Elaine so kindly bought me.Tibby is curious as to my plans for them.

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