Friday, December 30, 2011


Knitted jacket for DGS

blanket for charity

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october finishes

close up of another swedish weaving project

Halloween costume for DGS

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

hoot, hoot

A little owl, appliqued to a tea towel, a quick finish.
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

september finishes

A single bed cotton blanket done with Swedish weaving

A close up of the bottom border

A set of coasters for an angel swap

Posted by Picasasweaters and cardigans for my great nieces and nephews 

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

More quilts

Two more collaborative quilts, hearts with applique borders

Auntie Green centre with half inch hexagon surrounds
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Sunday, August 7, 2011

collabrative quilting

These are quilts that my mother has pieced.
I have quilted and bound them.
Above, king sized log cabin with an applique centre.

Below, storm at sea.

Angel wallhanging

My mother calls this one " Roses ".

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

practise quilts

Panel two

I had two practise panels for machine quilting.
I added extra borders that I will leave unquilted for now, so that I have practise space for the future.

closeup panel two

Closeup panel one

Panel one
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Saturday, July 16, 2011

tour spinning

This is the total that I have spun up until the first rest day.
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five quick finishes

Posted by PicasaI was asked yesterday for some quilt tops for children so I cut the fabric yesterday, sewed these this morning and delivered them this afternoon.
They looked bright and colourful.

Monday, July 11, 2011

day nine

At last. I have finished the blue fibre. There was 1kg in the bag and it is all spun and plied. It is a rest day for the tour, so I am off to the sewing machine today
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Sunday, July 10, 2011

day eight

A big spinning day and got heaps done. Now a sprint to the line for the last 250g of this fibre
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Saturday, July 9, 2011

day seven

I had a big spinning day yesterday. I have about 400g still to spin
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Friday, July 8, 2011

day 6, not much variety

Here is my day 6 spinning, more of the same really. I need to decide if I can grit my teeth and finish this fleece, or sneak in some other colours. I think I will weigh what is left and see how many more bobbins that equates to
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Thursday, July 7, 2011

day 5

Still spinning the same fibre and trying for consistency
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

day four

This is my spun yarn for day four, more of the blue. I am trying to get a consistent weight.
The small amount of brown is my first attempt at lace weight.
It is not too bad. I have plied two singles. I would now like to try plying three and see how the finished yarn looks.
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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tour de fleece

 Spinning from day three
 yarn from day one
Yarn from Day two

I am participating in the tour de fleece for the first time and this is my progress from the first three days.
More tomorrow I hope

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Hats, hats and more hats

Toddler hat
Toddler hat, I did another one is a different colourway that I din't have a photo of
Adult hat
Nine adult hats and one scarf for a winter charity appeal