Over this past year i have become interested in sewing. Before I started sewing my interest was in quilts and quilting and I thought that was what I would do. However after a very short time I realised I didn't have the patience to make quilts, I needed things to make fairly quickly!
So here are one or two things I have made.
This was a sewing trug I made for my daughter's birthday. It was made using the templates from Brenda Walker, entitled Country Folk - The Quilter's Trug & Accessories. It included a needle holder in the shape of a flower, which folded up into a heart, a flower shaped pin cushion, a heart shaped scissor fob and a petal shaped scissor holder.
It was not the most easiest thing to do, the trug especially being fiddly but I was pleased with the end result and I think my daughter was too.
The idea was for me to give my daughter some sewing bits and bobs as she was always asking me to mend something, so I added some needles, threads and pins all in a pretty basket. Unfortunately it hasn't worked!! She still asks me to mend holes in my grandchildren's clothes!!
I have also made another one including similar accessories, with the same idea for my daughter-in-law, in red and white but I didn't take any pictures. Needless to say, it has had the same effect as with my daughter; I'm still mending clothes!!
Thank you for looking. I hope you like the sewing trug.