Monday, 15 December 2008

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas ...

Hello fellow tweakers,

I have a day off today and I have got soooo much to do!! Haven't done much on the knitting/crochet front. In the next couple of weeks I am hoping to finish off some half done projects. I have been wrapping more presents this morning and am hoping to finish that today.

It is so time consuming, but I have to admit I love curling the ribbon and making them look pretty!!

This is my Clementine Bag,

..the inside and the outside

the little flower

..the whole thing

I just need to line it and sew up the sides. It was easy to do I just cut it to shape making one side of the flap a little funky. Made the corsage with brown and cream dk. Then I edged round the front flap with brown using a dc (sc) st. Made an icord which I then felted. Added a magnetic fastener and that was it. Apart from the bit of sewing yet to do!!

Well it was short and sweet but I do have to go. Loads to do. If I don't get the chance to blog, I wish everyone a happy holiday and a wonderful New Year.

love Cathy xx

Monday, 8 December 2008

You are lost and gone forever dreadful sorry Clementine!!!

Hi folks,

Remember Clementine, well my darling hubby did the washing. In she went totally unaware of what would happen, and she felted!!!! Ooouch!!! She would fit around my neck but I would feel like I was about to be choked. But I have to say I have felted by accident myself and its so frustrating.

Now I am recycling her into a little bag, because I used the vintage yarn I hadn't got the heart to throw her away!!

My darling daughter has 'borrowed' my camera, we have yet to find it, so alas no photos. Kids drive you daft at times don't they!!

I have been making dolls pram covers for two little girls, whose mothers are friends at work, just to help out Santa's elves you understand!! I am currently making a little stocking for another friend to take to Germany when she visits her grandson!

My Butterscotch set began and ended with the little scarf. I made a kind of loose beanie/beret type hat. The hat looked ok but it looked dreadful on me. I looked like a Smurf... and not in a good way!! How is it that some people can wear hats and look terrific, and others can't!!!

Got to go now this stocking needs to be finished as well as loads of housework!!

Bye for now

love Cathy x