I love to sew, mainly quilts and bags. I am 62, married to Fred and have one son, Matthew who is 23. I enjoy embroidery and applique and prefer to machine piece and quilt my projects. I love my vintage Singer sewing machines especially my Featherweight 222K. I've recently started collecting Miniature Sewing Machines, two Essex and one Singer 20. My love of sewing I believe comes from my Grandmother - I still have the drawings she made for me to embroider on tea towels many many years ago!

Sunday, 28 November 2010

JUST QUIET.......

Yes, I know..... I've been quiet!!

I have been sewing - christmas items!!
and
I've been getting my Christmas Cards posted - yes, I'm so organized!!

I received a lovely Siggy block in the mail this week - will put up a pic of it soon.  I didn't have any of my blocks left so today I made a few to have on hand.

I have also been making more Ballerina Bags but they are presents, so I can't show you pictures --basically, they all look the same:-)
I'm getting better at making them too - figured out how to gather the tulle on my overlocker (serger).

So my friends, you can cancel the search party!  I am here,
and I'll be back very soon.

Happy Sewing!!

10 comments :

  1. Glad to hear someone is organised for Xmas, must get onto the Chrissie cards.Well done!

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  2. I keep wondering where you are and figuring you're just busy (and it seems I was right !)

    I havent even thought about Christmas cards. I didnt do any last year and it relieved a lot of stress!

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  3. you have been busy...glad to hear from you again

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  4. Nice to see you about agin. You are so good being organised.

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  5. We are all busy this time of year. See you soon.

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  6. I too have been making ballerina bags, I call them tutu bags, and I have been making them till they are coming out my ears. glad to be finished. drop by and see the difference

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  7. Wow, what a great Christmas card. Thanks. My husband was really impressed - such a novel card from a blogging buddy.

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  8. "YOU ARE ALIVE"!!!

    Cant wait to see all the things you are creating.

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  9. You are far more organized than I am for Christmas. My excuse is that I have been ill, but even though I feel better, I just can't seem to get my act together. Well, maybe you will inspire me. I will get my cards out very soon, and you are on my list.
    I am glad that you are enjoying receiving siggies. I collected all that i need for a quilt, so I just need to figure out how I want to put it together.
    Enjoy all the Christmas preparation!
    Micki

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  10. It's nice to have the time to spend on sewing. The computer sometimes has to take a back seat in our busy worlds.

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