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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Skill builder series

Little kids can be very demanding...not just in terms of time and energy but also skill. My little one wanted a quilt with numbers on it. Then he wanted one with A,B,C on it. By the time I had settled down to make it, he wanted both. I don't have prior experience in needle turn... Continue Reading →

A little bit of pink

An experiment on making a pouch turned out just right. I referred to a tutorial from Kekya Lou. This was the first time I was using fusible interfacing and the second time for setting a zipper ...but thanks to her lovely tutorial I got a beautiful dumpling pouch ready to use. The outside is a... Continue Reading →

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 🙂 Linking it to sew Modern Monday And One Thing... Continue Reading →

A pouch for my hexies

My grandmother's flower garden quilt made of handmade hexies has been gathering dust for about a month as the flowers are complete but I am yet to start the white hexies for the background. So to embark upon the 'journey of the white hexies', I have made this vibrant embroidered pouch to store the WIP... Continue Reading →

A penguin softie

My little boy asked for a penguin after watching little kids on TV playing with them in some international children park. I didn't know what to do but after thinking a while I said, "That gives me an idea!" quoting his favorite character Mister Maker from the series by the same name on CBeebies. I... Continue Reading →

Mellow Yellow

I am participating in the Craftsy Block of the month and made my first slashed Block for January. The colours look nice and warm to me during the cold winter month. Linking to Sew Modern Monday ! and Craftsy Block of the Month !

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