Tuesday, April 27, 2010

I've been doing some graphics

using the freeware program "gimp", its no adobe photoshop but the principles are the same if not more laborious.

The first is a comic book version of a recent family pic -

The second is a Che Guevara version of my middle daughters boyfriend

Monday, April 26, 2010

Quick make for a photographer friend

.. she got a new tripod for her birthday but nothing to carry it in.

I had the leftovers of a waterproof coat from my bag make so viola

a padded carry case with accessory pocket.

A pretty simple make when you have a coat sleeve to play with. It had a collar added to put an elastic bungee and grip in to keep the weather out. The handle was off a broken rucksack that had long since gone in the bin but I've been saving fittings for just such an ocassion.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Dedication present

Its our friends little boy's dedication in the morning and as he has an unusual name I decided to make him a pressie

Its free motion quilted around the engine and the name is hand stitched on with cream wool. Hope he likes it!

Friday, April 23, 2010

Mrs Moen giveaway

If you would like to go and have a looks, its  my favourite blog and she is so inspiring with her use of fabric and textures

Mrs Moen giveaway

Normal service will be resumed soon, its been our silver wedding and we had a wonderful time

Saturday, April 10, 2010


I'm really enjoying this pastime at the moment, wonder if its spring arriving or going to beautiful places

Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Hope you had a lovely easter

we are happily ploughing through this cake and some of our new whisky collection

Making has been limited to anything I can do with little space as the house is full of daughters