These are 3 little friends I brought home this year.
Tell me why is round and fat cute as long as its not human ?
Well its the 11th of January ( and very hot) and it really feels like the new year has begun with Kris being back at work and a visit to the specialist (just a check up really) and of course I have to organise the rest of Liam's school uniform and other school necessities soon.
Its going to feel funny him heading off to school. I so many ways, he is not ready for primary school as I think of it. In other ways he is more than ready to go. I don't remember being slightly anxious when my other sons went to school (though that was a long time ago :D)
Anyway I thought I'd show the other xmas things I had made, but not posted. There is the Christmas stockings I made for our neighbours (the tree with chocolate inside of course) and one I made for my friend Nora (with a cat inside the redwork santa as she adores cats...not a real one *vbg*)
Both stitcheries are by Bronwyn Hayes. They are both part of her "Girls' Christmas Party Quilt" published in Australian Homespun No.32, Vol.6.5
I have also done the tree in redwork :), which I really like, but haven't photographed.
The pattern for the stocking was in Nancy Halvorsen's book "Happy Holidays to You" ( I had made some of her designs, namely the santa and angel stockings for a previous Christmas.)
I also made these lovely hearts called by Vikki (sew useful designs). The were a free pattern on the Among the Gumtrees blog. You can get it here.
I didn't finish them in time, so I have made a start for next Christmas (though I will keep one :D) . I also intend to do more :)
A long overdue apology and thanks to Sarah Fielke (the last piece & Sewn).
She sent me these just before Christmas as second prize giveaway win. I was so surprised as I didn't know until I opened it. They are these 2 lovely patterns by Gail Pan & Leanne's House. She also included a lovely note thanking me for my support ( I can be negligent at times :-))
Things had gotten really busy around that time and with me having to clear out my craft room so people could eat there, I totally forgot. I know excuses , excuses !!!
So sorry Sarah, please forgive me and thanks for the gorgeous patterns.
Next week Liam has his holiday programme at Irabina, which I know he will love :)
Hey maybe I can find my craft stuff. I know where it is, just not what is where :)