This is my cutting table/cardmaking/printing/anything goes table. Last Saturday it acted as a afternoon food table for my husbands slot car group.
allthingsrustyandfabric.blogspot.com This santa sack is so gorgeous I absolutely love it especially the stitchwork, which I must say I am taking a fancy to. I am pretty excited about this swap its such a fun idea. What we do is month one (july) we send off a santa sack and 2 presents to go in the santa sack. Then at the start of each month till December we send 2 more presents a months making a total of 12 presents ready to open at Christmas time. This will be the most presents I have ever had since I was a child, in actual fact I probably never got that many when I was a child lol. I will blog about what I sent when my partner receives her parcel.
There have been lots of sales around lately and I managed to pick up these 3 books for a grand total of $15, and I must say I am pretty stoked about that. I have become very interested in embroidery and stichwork in general lately, I suppose its just part of my creative/creation package that I have come to love. I have yet to actually read the books but I will get to them soon because I now have a lot more time on my hands.
For the last 6 months I have been attending a sewing/pattern making course and it finally finished last week. I have learnt a tremendous amount of skills from this course and I so keen to start using them. Here are a few things that I made along the way...