Thursday, 29 January 2009
Pretty Bunting And A Swap....
So I thought it was high time I made something pretty, and what a perfect little Tutorial from Mel @ Country In The Town, such a pretty and fun tutorial and as a Bunting Maker Newbie I had to give it a whirl.
So armed with my highly professional tools :) I began to make.
Pretty little sewn triangles, I could quite happily leave it at that, but of course I really should finish the task in hand.
Now I found the bias binding somewhat tricky,I don't have the best of machines so the material kept getting somewhat stuck and my work is very wonky, but hey I have always thought wonkyness equals character, and of course very shabby chic :)
I even bought one of those handheld Bias Binder maker thingys, please inform me that they are easy to use and please feel free to click and enlarge to assess wonkyness :)
Well she loves it, Big Sister that is and thinks her Mummy is very special and very clever Ah, she must have been bribed. So for now it is on her bed and I think looks right at home along with one of Bloomin Myrtle's special handmade doggy's :) As you can see it is actually a draught excluder though Big Sister has fallen in love with her :)
So thank you Mel for introducing me to the world of Bunting Making, a crochet maker I may not be, but a bunting maker now there's a thought :)
I am so glad that my dear friend Lace Hearts loved the CK Esque swap I sent her, I do love to send pretties that touch the receiver in some way and hopefully aim to do that in my Giveaway And it looks like Lace Hearts was thoroughly touched.
Here is a snippet of what I sent her please go see her if you would like to see what pretties I sent.
A pretty little patchwork cushion.
One of my napkin cards, I love making them and they are really easy.
A pretty vintage postcard in a frame with some handmade labels and pretty floral stickers. Thanks MelMel :) MelMel loves the stickers too.
And a lovely candy stripe vintage pillowcase that I knew was a very much wanted pretty yet lace hearts had been unable to find one. And a sweet heart with the words I Believe In You, which I know meant so much to her. Glad you likey Lacey :)
So please feel free to join in on my Giveaway and I am so enjoying reading what your favourite room or rooms are, they all sound delightful. Good Luck :)