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January 2011

    More practice..

    30/01/2011

    I’ve being playing around with more designs for the Mug Rug swap again.

    Tonight I’ve used the same fabric as before except for the black polka dot and came up with this…

    I love this mug rug! It’s so cute and I love the colours.

    Most of all though, I am so thrilled with how my binding turned out.
    After my last attempt at binding went a bit pear shaped, I was really hoping to get a bit more practice.

    All my corners look like this! Woohoo!

    Just need practice now on the actual stitching part when attaching the binding on the underside…
    I’ve said it before and i’ll say it again, practice makes perfect {sig}

  • TFI Friday..

    I am so glad it’s Friday which means one thing; it’s the weekend…woohoo! Here are my 3 reasons to be cheerful; 1. I don’t know about you but i’m so glad it’s Friday! It…

    28/01/2011
  • Disappointed…

    I am so disappointed. I stayed the same weight this week at weigh in. It’s even made me cry I want it so much but unless you’re overweight and desperate to lose weight I…

    26/01/2011
  • I need practice…

    with making these Mug Rugs! I thought I’d have a go tonight at making my first Mug Rug for the swap. I selected the fabrics and after tweeting whether or not I should use them or…

    24/01/2011
  • Quilting fun…

    I am so excited about my quilting adventures…I’ve really enjoyed the whole process of making my Nostalgia quilt (nearly finished!) so i’ve been planning my next one to use all my lovely new fabrics.…

    20/01/2011
  • It’s been a good week…

    and the scales have liked me….I lost 4lb this week and I am so pleased! I have tracked, weighed and pointed everything so I’ve been exceptionally good and do you know what, it’s obviously…

    19/01/2011
  • Queensland Flood Relief Appeal Auctions

    You’ve all seen the news of the awful Queensland floods and if you’re anything like me you feel absolutely helpless. The amount of devastation following the floods is mind blowing. Mother nature sure is…

    16/01/2011
  • Why do weekends go so fast?

    This weekend has been brilliant. I’ve been able to get loads of sewing done and I’ve managed to finish my quilt top. I’d love to know what you think? I’m still undecided about what…

    16/01/2011
  • A loss is a loss but….

    I’m still not completely happy! I lost 2lb this week at WW and although I should be really pleased, I just feel a little disheartened. It doesn’t help that mother nature dealt me another…

    12/01/2011
  • Reasons to be cheerful..

    It’s only the tenth day of January and quite a few people I know (and know through twitter and the various blogs I read) have already had quite a bit of crap to deal with…

    10/01/2011