Friday, December 31, 2010

Final finishes for 2010

I made 10 of these woollen felt ornaments for Christmas

Knitted lace scarf .
Another lace scarf

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

jacket finish

This lovely little jacket has double sided cable bands and required the cables to be grafted together at the centre of the hood. So it was a real learning experience but turned out well.

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

December finish

I finally have a finish for December, a quilt for my god-daughter for her 12th birthday

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Sunday, November 21, 2010

November finishes

A jacket in seed stitch for DGS.
It has some growing room in it.
I am happy with the way it turned out.
I started this quite a few years ago.
It is a gannet.
I have previously stitched a companion piece, a pelican.

Friday, October 15, 2010

4 cushion covers

Four new cushion covers for DS and DDIL
They are simple but suit the purpose perfectly.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

pirate sweater

This is my latest finish for my grandson

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

quick finish

A cotton sweater for DGS

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Monday, September 27, 2010

two funny finishes

Dh made a child couch for DGS and I made a cover for it

It needed a small cushion as well

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Log cabin quilt

This was from a kit I purchased about 12 years ago.
I am happy with the way this turned out

4 quick finishes

My DDIL requested some summer sleep sacks for DGS.
I was pleased to be able to find all that I needed for them in my cupboard

deep in the archives

A library bag for my grandson

This quilt was started 19 years ago.
It was hand pieced and partly hand quilted and now I have finished it with machine quilting.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Field of Flowers

Another quilt deep from the archives of time, now finished.

Sunday, September 12, 2010


This quilt was a long time in the making, about 11 years.
It is good to have it done

Monday, August 30, 2010

The next is done

I am very pleased with this finish as it is the first time I have done free motion machine quilting on a quilt.
I did it around the applique and I am pleased with the way it turned out.

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Friday, August 27, 2010

Two finished August quilts

A bigger I-Spy quilt that I finished today

This was a kit I purchased in USA last year. The fabric is very pretty and there are fussy cut pieces in the alternate blocks.

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Friday, August 20, 2010

Lots of august quilts

This is the first of eleven childrens quilts that I have made this month.
I will keep two and the other nine will be donated to the children's hospital

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Two more finishes

This was a mystery quilt from the Quilters Barn from a few years ago.
It is now finally quilted.

This knitted shawl is from the book "Victorian Lace today"knitted in Knitpicks lace weight yarn.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Another quilt bites the dust

This is my finished Jane Austen quilt.
It was hand pieced by my mother and I and machine quilted by me.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A quilt finish

This is one of a pair of baby quilts for my niece who is expecting twins.
The other quilt is finished.

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Friday, July 16, 2010

A few more finishes

Four baby sleep sacks
Scarf for charity

Another finished scarf.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

July finish

Hooded scarf, knitted in bulky yarn, for charity.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

threee more for June

Hat for Charity

Front of sweater for 4 year old

Back of sweater. I really like the way this knitted up

Baby jacket in fingering yarn

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