A hot pad or a mug rug…

I love the colours in the mug rug/hot pad(am yet to decide if its a mug rug or a hot pad). The yellow, I think, looks lovely in the afternoon sun and the hexagon flower is one from my collection that would have made it to the grandmother's flower garden quilt. I quilted the background... Continue Reading →

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Monday Musings: Crochet Butterflies

I saw these lovely crochet butterflies at Marie's site and I couldn't resist making a few. They are ideal to be used as brooch on a plain tunic or top.They are cute and turn out perfect, even with someone with rudimentary crochet skills like me ๐Ÿ™‚ Linking it to sew Modern Monday And One Thing... Continue Reading →

FNSI: Hexies

I love hexies as you would have seen in several of my posts. I somehow find them very relaxing and de-stressing or a go-to project when I am watching tv. So this Friday was hexie time... First I cut up fabric squares and basted them and then side stitched to form 6 hexie flowers.WoW! I... Continue Reading →

All in a day’s work

Just returned from a vacation...if going to in-laws can be called one ๐Ÿ˜‰ But I had a very peaceful much needed relaxing time there so I am feeling happy and relaxed. My mom-in-law is one of the finest hand embroiders I have met. So when she mentioned a particular embroidered cushion cover she had seen... Continue Reading →

Mug Rug Swap Adventure 2

This is what I made for my partner...wouldn't reveal more details as she might be reading my blog ๐Ÿ˜‰ Its a lovely paper pieced hexagon flower on a vegetable dyed bottle green fabric. I am linking it to Sew {Modern} Monday !

Stitch Explorer:Flowers

I just thought that experimenting on various kinds of flowers using this stitch would be interesting. The few I tried. An applique flower withaย  square trellis stitch centre and a pink flower where the petals,leaves and the centre use this stitch.

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