Sewing up a stitch or two

I spend a delightful day this week sewing with lovely friends, one of whom is having a big “0” birthday this weekend, so I took along my present. We have such good taste, Miss H and I – Miss H had made herself a smaller bag from the same fabric!! How funny is that? (I forgot to get a pic of the bowl I bought her too)

20150115-161547.jpgAnd they both go so well with her block keeper!

The girls had been sewing some little purses too, a freebie kit from a Cath Kidston book.

20150115-161856.jpgwhich opens out to

20150115-161923.jpgand if you’re a free spirit and interpret the pattern in your own way, you get this version!

20150115-161952.jpgWe had such fun; chatting, laughing, stitching, indulging, with a little bit of bag envy and cushion envy thrown in,

20150116-084055.jpg and me receiving a cute basket, fab Liberty scissor fob and two gorgeous Liberty bracelets!!

20150116-084158.jpgSpoilt, I know!

Meredithe x

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7 Responses to Sewing up a stitch or two

  1. Sandra says:

    Love your projects! Have you had good luck with the frixion pens? I’ve been too timid to try them.

  2. Judi says:

    Meredithe the birdie fabric is so cute. Can you give me any clues of the name of the fabric or where I might be able to buy it from? Thank you

    • Heather B. says:

      Oh Meredithe, I love that bird fabric. Do you know the name of it or where I might be able to get some? Lovely work in your post. It’s all so pretty. H

  3. Eileen McNeilly says:

    love that multi purpose bag! Would you please let me know about sourcing the pattern when you have some time?

  4. Cécile says:

    The purce is very nice !! And the gifts too….

  5. thimbleanna says:

    You must’ve been with the Auntlets!!! That’s too funny about the bag — they’re adorable. I really want to make some of those bracelets — must get to it!!!

  6. cloudcoucou says:

    You’ve obviously both got very good taste!! And those bracelets are a lovely idea.

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