|This one is staying up till it's the time|
to take them down......I don't want bad luck
|This one down....it's so big it gets in the way!|
|The fit is a bit looser at the top than I would have liked and the|
skirt is sitting a bit higher than It should.......
|Actually there's not much lace in this jar....|
Why do I call it a lace jar?
|Fits my dummy very well......|
|You can see my random row of stitching at the top......|
|You can put any jam or preserve in between the cookies|
I used Raspberry jam but was thinking a Cherry jam would
be nice giving the Linzer cookies a real European taste
|All dusted and ready to eat at Christmas|
|Cookies made with left over mixture.....|
|The back of the house......|
|The wine cork that never made it......|
|In memory of our year living through the earthquakes|
Outside was the only place to go......
|All finished it's a snow house now.......|
The window is made with crushed lollipops
|You can make them A3 size too......|
|Just colour coordinate with the placemats to enhance |
your other table decorations..
|My favourite pin cushion I love the fabric.......but I'm not keeping it!|
|A few more flower pin cushions.......|
|1 1/2 cups flour|
1/2 cup of salt
3 tsp cream of tarter
1 1/2 cups of water
1 1/2 TB of cooking oil
A few drops of food colouring
Mix all the dry ingredients an put into a saucepan.
Mix the water and oil together and pour into saucepan.
Then cook until dough on a low heat, add colouring. It's ready
when the dough thickens and leaves the sides of the pot...........
Knead very well on a board until smooth........all ready to use!
|Looks an easy skirt except it can take longer than 1 hour....|
|The skirt finished Simplicity 2414 View D|
Looks good when wearing it.....
|The tie is rough edged on one side...just something different|
Would have been nice if it was in the right place though!
|Fabric panel just cut and sew.....|
|All finished and lined in red cotton faric|
|Hanging and ready to go..........|
|McCalls sewing pattern 2991|
Next year maybe......
|The front of the bodice is very interesting........|
I'm not too sure if that is a ruffle at the top of the bodice.....
Or if the skirt part has another separate layer over it
|Baked in a round cake tin|
|Easy to sew Simplicity 2655 View E|
|The fitting of the skirt on the dummy makes|
the waist look very big......
|This is a longer version of this style and is made in|
an open weaved heavy cotton which was very hard
to sew, my straight stitches started to look wonky.....
|Rag Doll sewing pattern with a Japanese influence|
|It's five inches square it looks rather wonky in photo but it's not.....|
The flower is made of felt and the cushion a polyester/cotton blend
|Very easy to make...The top and pants are|
in a stretch cotton knit and dress in a cotton fabric......
Trim too of course is cotton....
|The headscarf I made a bit loose but it's still okay.....|
Next time I'll use less elastic......
|All dressed in her clothes I finally made for her|
Looks like she needs a little hat
Next project maybe!
|One smiling very happy little girl.......|
|A special moment loving my dolly.........|
|This doll is almost baby size.......|
|She looks so cute with clothes on.......|
Simplicity 2458 view D
|The ribbons are just bits I had in my ribbon jar.....|
I sewed the bows down so they don't sit as well as they should
I also lined the jacket with the same material
|Another version of Simplicity view D......|
This one was made a bit better and was much easier to
sew this time around.....the fabric is cotton
|The Banana Cake cat in his wildness!|
|The wonky Bernina 801straight stitch.....Grrrrrrr!|
|The apron like skirt....dark/black blue and cream fabric....|
I'm not sure about those pockets...too late to unpick now!