Wednesday, February 19, 2014

sew sweet

Cat recently hosted the Sew Sweet swap, I was partnered with the uber lovely Talia. The colours that she liked were - mustard, rust and grey. Normally that palette would have stumped my fabric stash, but lucky for me, I had just stumbled upon a grey wool skirt at my local thrift store. One thrift store in town is currently having an "extended" $1 sale, all out of season stock is just one dollar! It's meant I've picked up some absolute bargains, merino tops in perfect condition, wool skirts, I won't brag too much, but I'm feeling lucky! I teamed the grey wool fabric with a little off cut of hand printed fabric that I bought last year in Christchurch, by the talented designer : In my back yard . In a strange twist of fate, my scrap bag swap partner also sent me a wee bit of the same fabric!

I made a very bad attempt at some free form sewing and popped some delicious chocolate in to hopefully make up for sewing!

I've got some plans to make a few more of these zip bags, them seem to come in handy for so many things don't you think?


  1. Oh! I totally forgot I was with you when you bought some *head slap* love Katy's work though, I just want to share it with the world ^_^. Such a chic combo, with the texture of the wool. I'm sure Talia will like it.

  2. Well done you for pulling it together! Hope you both enjoyed your parcels!

  3. What a lovely mixture of fabric texture and colour
    Great wee pouch and goodies
    I'm sure Talia loved

  4. visiting you from show and tell. Looks great. and good on your for giving it a go

  5. I love the free motion - it's supposed to have a sketchy look to it - well that's what I always maintain anyway! Well done :o)

  6. love it - both colours and the free style stitiching!


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