Thursday, 11 January 2018

Needle Books and Pin Cushions

Before Christmas I started making some little pin cushions with matching needle books. I like the small ones because they are handy to add to a project bag or to take away with me on my travels. Well as usual time seemed to disappear and they just sat there unfinished.  January was here and I did not want it to flitter away and have nothing to show for it.  I had planned on a set for each of The Tuesday Girls - each one with a print that I thought would bring happy memories.. 
So for Teresa, I chose a Parisian - something to remind her of her journey to Paris when her boys when they were little.
For Helen, I chose a Venetian theme to remind her of her travels abroad with her daughter and
 grand-daughter..
For Nor - she was a little trickier as I am not sure where she had fond memories of, so I took a different tangent.  Nor had mentioned on several occasions that she would love to visit Ireland, where her father had come from, so I found a picture of 'old' Ireland for her..
I don't have a photo of Nor's set (I forgot to take photo's and had to steal from the other girls for a photo) but I do have a set with the same front picture but Nor's one is done with blue fabric..
I am known for making several of the one item and this time was no exception, so with a surge of mojo, I put together all these...  This is my little production line..
Here are some of them finished off..




I still have quite a few to finish but I am sure they will be handy for something - maybe a swap or a birthday or I could become the queen of pincushions and needle books - one for each day of the week.
Anyhow I will put them up as I finish them - hopefully while still in January. 
Last Tuesday was the first get together for The Tuesday Girl for 2018  - it was fun catching up with each other and chat about our Christmas break.  Helen gave us all a magnetic calendar which I have placed near my sewing machine for quick references to.  Thanks miss Helen and thank you Miss Sarah Patchwork Plus in Tasmania..
That's all for today - hopefully this blogging thing will be a bit more regular this year..(fingers crossed)..
Cheers
xxx
 


8 comments:

  1. Love the needle books and pin cushions, glad I have one lol.....

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  2. They are so sweet. Boy you did get a lot done....well done to you x

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  3. Love these little pictures and how you've used them

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  4. Hi Sandi oh these are so cute and boy you are sure on a roll with these,they will make great gifts for the gift box,well done my friend xx

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  5. They are all lovely. Well done on getting the mall made. Hugs,xx

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  6. How sweet are those.... did you find and print the pictures yourself? very cleve
    Hugz

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  7. Wow what a line-up of items! you're going to be a busy lady with all them!

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