Friday, April 10, 2015

Thawing out...


Sorry for the month long hiatus!! I need a new laptop and my desktop is in a part of the house that has been just too cold this winter. So I just kept close to the fire and kept stitching! Lots of projects going on and I am being very good at finishing...must cut down on my WIPS!!
I designed this bag yesterday for my La Passacalglia quilt from Millefiori Quilts by Willyne Hammerstein. It's an  English paper peicing project. I found this cute fabric at Jo Ann's. 
It's got a built in needle book and pockets for your supplies...I have more that I want to add too...this is like a "sketch" of what I have in my minds eye. So this is still a work in progress. I need to decide on some quilting.
I also crocheted a pillow cover this is the start of it...

I made some of my Easter bread last week...

I designed another "Spirit Animal" pillow for my nephew Sebastian's second birthday... These will be able to purchase for custom order on Etsy. I am now working on a bear cub! 

Crocheted some hot pads...
Made this adorable mug rug from Amy Sinabaldi's new book Sweetly Stitched Handmades... It is such a beautiful book and the projects are so well written.
Yes, these are all iPhone 6 photos...I have better photos but again that would require leaving the fire!!! That's just how cold it's been and still is...come on spring really?!
I will expand on these projects more and if I am brave enough I may write up a tutorial for my sewing bag...yikes! 
I am also totally into Instagram these days so if you want to find me that's where I am! 
I am off this weekend to Florida for a few days... Of course it's like in the 90's!!! So we are going from freezing and rainy to sweltering...hey anything for a date with a mouse ;-)! Yes... we are headed to Walt Disney World...we are very excited and I am actually looking forward to some sunshine!
I hope you all had a great holiday week...and the weather is warming up for you!
Be well!
Ming 

8 comments:

  1. Your stitching is fun to look at. You're getting so much done cuddled by the fire. It's colder by my daughters' school because of the survey ocean breeze. It's a little Warner where we live. It's 70 here at our house where we're spending the night. I'm sitting on one of our front yard steps while the girls scooter back and forth.

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    1. Thanks Stef!! I hope all is going well!
      XO

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  2. It's great to see you have been so busy with all of these projects. Love it all!

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  3. I love seeing all of your gorgeous projects! Your EPP is beautiful! I love your photography!
    susie

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    1. Thanks Susie!
      Iphone blogging is making me lazy with my EOS camera!

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  4. So many fabulous projects! It's hard to pick one that is may favorite, but I have to say that spirit animal pillow is so wonderful.
    I love visiting you as you always have so many wonderful crafty things happening. :)

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    1. Thanks so much love!!! I am glad you like the pillows they are soo fun to make!
      xo

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