Been busy today…

Been busy today…

…as its the last day of my leave, back at work tomorrow 🙁 I’m really not looking forward to this as I’ve enjoyed time to myself and gotten rather used to it!! So in my last few hours of holiday-esqu crafting I serged the edges of my basic block...
Wavy Edge Dress

Wavy Edge Dress

For the wavy edge dress I took the basic block, made a copy on some more horrible dirty-pink cotton and modified it slightly. I brought the shoulders in a bit and made the neckline more open. I pinned it to my fabric and took an extra wide seam allowance – I...
Eat the cupboards bare soup

Eat the cupboards bare soup

I’m at the end of the month and am being very very strict with myself for money, so today I made hearty ‘eat the cupboards bare’ soup. I had these from the cupboard… these from the freezer…and this in the garden 😀yum yum, I love fresh...
Tidbits

Tidbits

Upcoming projects – blues and greens quilt. Plan to use a shiny deep green for the back then quilt with large mixed leaf shapes and finish the edge with extra wide cream satin ribbon 🙂 these fabrics should all produce around four 8.5″ squares each –...
Dressmaking Basic Block

Dressmaking Basic Block

Today I finally got around to crafting using my newly acquired stash 🙂 I found a tutorial on how to construct a basic bodice block on BurdaStyle.com I’ve been thinking of how to create my wavy edge dress and whether or not to just ‘go for it’ or...