Lazy but productive weekend

I love lazy weekends. This weekend was quiet, there was no shopping to do, no nephew to look after, just washing and the usual housework. So, I crammed all the housework in on Saturday morning and spent the rest of the weekend sewing. I made a make up bag and tissue holder for my Mum to give to her friend, I tried my hand at a couple of fabric storage boxes (they came out really terrible so need to find a new pattern and strong interfacing) and as my sewing machine would now be on show, I wanted to make a new cover as the one that it came with was a bit old fashioned. So in true MrsShilts style I made a cover out of remnants I’ve been keeping and I really like it.

I had to insert a little piece into the side as it fit when I had finished sewing it together but I think it looks ok. I really like it and I think its quite in-keeping with all my other makes..

 I’m visiting Baby Harry tomorrow to give him his quilt I made so I hope they like it

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Emma Shilton

Emma Shilton, is a UK Family Lifestyle blogger from the West Midlands, UK, Emma is Mummy to two boys; Olly, (born February 2013) who loves Lego, cars and old cartoons and Freddie, (born January 2018) who loves noisy toys and making a mess. The blog follows their adventures as they capture everyday life, family travels and adventures.

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1 Comment

  1. 24/08/2010 / 4:53 pm

    Love the cover, I really should treat my machine to a new one. xox

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