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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Amy Butler Snuggle-Wrap blanket on: May 12, 2009 04:49:53 AM
One of my friends fiiiinaly had another baby since i recieved the Amy Butler Little Stitches book for a pressie...
So, i got making the yummy blankie. i did a couple of test runs before i used the $28/metre (!) amy butler fabric.

the fabric is from amy's Midwest Modern range.

...couldnt resist the action shot ;-)
2  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / My new old house renovated....HUUUGE PIC AMOUNT on: March 04, 2009 04:42:31 AM
well my husband and i bought this old house a couple of weeks ago. As i dont do things in halves, i decided that we would renvate it as much as we can in the whole 5 days he had at home  Tongue (he works away and comes home once a month).

so we got sanding, primeing, painting- from the ceilings to the ornate cornices; the walls; skirtings, doors and frames; and the original jarrah floorboards. we worked way past midnight every night while he was here, then i moved in the day he flew out. was so crazy and hectic, but the house is now comfortable and liveable- for now. there are still a few things to do....

the temporary afters will be in the next post...
3  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / my new (well old) cupboard... on: February 10, 2009 01:07:11 AM
well, sorry but i forgot the *before* photos...i always do, just think of the uglist wooden 40 years+ cupboards you can imagine....

my aunty gave them to me as I am moving into a very old house (with no walk-in robes of course) so these will do until husband flys in from work and decides he NEEDS to build them from scratch...

i sanded, painted a gazzilion layers, then appliqued the ikeas wall decal with extra modge podge for good measure.

4  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / amy butler handbag on: December 11, 2008 02:43:21 AM
not sure whether im in the right spot,
i made this amy butler frenchy bag using heather bailey fabric.
i luurve the brightness Smiley

5  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / a doiley door hanging on: December 11, 2008 02:38:11 AM
hi everyone,
mum is in love with all things shabby chic so i thought id make this door hanging as part of her xmas pressie.
its as simple as sewing paper doileys together and attaching hem by twine to a long stick i painted white...

6  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / something for the boys, part two... on: June 21, 2008 05:47:22 PM
this is another recon project, size 20 ladies zipped hoodie(the black skull fabric). i saw it at the op shop and thought it would be perfect for little sascha. the green cord i got from the tiny craft shop we have up here in the north west. i cant wait to go down to perth on tuesday to go 'real' fabric shopping! anyways...back on topic... here is my latest creation, it took me a day....

7  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / something for the boys... on: June 21, 2008 05:32:48 PM
i am definetly not a proficient sewer, but i am sick of my poor boys never having a heap of choice when it comes to good looking clothes,so.... i am now on a mission to make them all myself!
this is a top and pants set that i made from an op shop flannel sheet set...

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