Wednesday, 18 December 2013

WIP Wednesday [Christmas sewing]

It may only be a week till Christmas but more importantly it's only 2 more days left in the office until my maternity leave starts!

But Christmas is what the sewing is all about round here! At the weekend I finished a Christmassy table runner - you can read more about it here, but I wanted to share it again because I just love it. A couple of friends have asked for the destructions so with enough naps maybe a tutorial will appear!

The WIPS are also Christmassy and just as spur of the moment as the table runner. This is as far as I have got - do you see a theme? Improv (well, improv for me anyway), dense straight line quilting.... I got these three to this stage yesterday and it was such good fun - I sewed straight onto the wadding and quilted as I went and made it up as I went. Each will have some embroidery in the middle... but what will they be?

The other big WIP this week is the batik wall hanging for my Mum - I still have hopes it will be done for Christmas... she knows all about it so I can share it here - just pretend to look surprised next week if I do finish it in time, Mum! Although it doesn't look like much progress has been made since the last time I showed you, all of the black that was "attached" last time (about three quarters of what you can see here) is now sewn down and the final quarter is half sewn. Once that is done I'm over half way....

Do you think I need to unpick and straighten those wonky lines?

But there may not be much more progress tonight on anything... I really need to get round to writing my Christmas cards.....

Linking up with WIP Wednesday.

Merry Christmas and see you for WIP Wednesday in the new year!

1 comment:

Diane-crewe said...

hope you get a bit of a rest before Christmas xx wont be much rest once baby arrives xx