About Me

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Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
48 years old, married with no children but 6 dogs fill my life. Always loved sewing and have cross stitched and made minature and full sized bears and critters. Love gardening and growing from seed. Live in a mad house but its fun most of the time :) I work from home and hubby is a hgv driver. Im a cancer survivor of 5 years now i had womb cancer which lead to a hystorectomy but thanks to some wonderful doctors im fine now. Loving learning to quilt as i have always wanted to make a quilt, having done an adult learning course and been bored ridged im now with a great group and brilliant patient teacher :)

Saturday, 9 June 2012

!st go at Applique

This was made on my new Janome mc4800 as a wedding present, first go at applique and im pretty happy with it :)

Monday, 4 June 2012

flying along

Well i conquered my fears of my new (to me) janome MC 4800 and am amazed that i can now do passable applique !!! Made a cushion as a weddng gift and im pretty pleased with the results

Monday, 1 August 2011

getting old!

Well im 49 today but feel 90 lol.
Hubby is off for the day and cooking a brunch for us later, im just chilling out and designing some new teddy bear patterns, nice to get back into making bears, but this time they are cloth ones. The first one is entered into the show at Bovington this week, will take a piccy when i get the chance, also entered a bag i made called 'black, white and red all over' :)
Had kisses from all the dogs but hubby forgot lol.

Friday, 22 July 2011

A better day :)

On AB's and the fever is getting better!
Im going to sit and do some hexi's and ordered some fabrics.

Thursday, 21 July 2011

no sewing today :(

Been up all night with an infection in my leg and feel pretty ill!
Waiting for the doctors to open so i can have a word and get some AB's no way can i sew today :(

Monday, 4 July 2011

Happy 4th July

 Wishing all my American friends a wonderful 4th of July.

On a sad note, i lost my wonderful Dad on this day, still miss him and will love him and hold him in my heart forever xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Friday, 1 July 2011

Finished swap items

Managed to get 2 swap items finished off today Yayyyyyyyyy!!

First is a mug rug..

Next is my first hexi swap..