Sewing day

Evening friends and followers. I had a day playing indoors today with the sewing machine. On Friday at sewing class I made a round storage thingy for my bathroom to hold spare toilet rolls. I chose quite a vintage looking material to blend in with my colour scheme. 

The house I live in was new 10 years ago and like many modern houses lacks the characture of older houses. As I have grown older I'm drawn more and more to quirky looking homes. We do plan to move  one day but for the moment our home suits us. However, I have given myself the task to take each room as a project and fill it will homemade furnishings and art. ( the reason for my sewing classing). 

The bag was finished at class but I wanted to add some more to it so here are before and after pictures.

This was before


And then after




And here it is in place. 



Once I'd finished this, I made a peg bag for my daughter 


I was quite pleased with this as it is lined as well.

I  then spent some tidying a bit of the garden and took more photos. 




Then I made a little storage roll for crochet hooks.




I love I now have somewhere to keep them all together neatly and I even left some room incase I get more.

I then finished another little storage box that was started at class.


And last I made a memo board with some pockets.









This is an update as I forgot to add there. Last week at sewing club we made pjs. The ones I made my pattern from were stretchy material but the material chose wasn't. Result,  they were too small ( I'll grow into them ) in the week I cut another pair larger. Today I finished them.






I hope you enjoyed your visit take care. I'd love to read your comments 

Love Debs xxx
Deborah Wainwright
Deborah Wainwright

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10 comments:

  1. Wow what beautiful projects, I particularly love the crochet hook roll

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  2. Wow how clever. Love the addition of the lace on you loo roll holder as it brings the 2 pieces of material together, lovely holder for your hooks too.

    Sam xxx

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  3. wow, you've really got the sewing bug, what fabulous things you've made!!

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  4. Lots of beautiful and unique treasures. You have an eye for beautiful things and your garden looks luscious too. X

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  5. good god Debs you're on a roll!! you've made some great stuff there you busy little bee lol!! It's all beautiful as is your garden xxxx

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  6. Crikey Debs, as Lin says you are on a roll as well as making one, lol! Your projects are lovely and I especially love the toilet roll storage and the memo holder.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  7. Wow u have been busy today xx well done, some great projects produced today xxx love my peg bag xxx thankyou xx

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  8. Gorgeous sewing projects Deborah, glad you made your Daughter a peg bag, something practical and something to treasure.

    Enjoy seeing your sewing projects, did you see the watchstrap i made last week? Must get more confident with my sewing skills.

    Glad you had a fabulous day:-) xxx

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  9. Your home must be looking lovely with all these beautiful creations Deb! I love your storage!
    Alison xxx

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  10. Sewing machines and I don't get on, so I've looked through these photos in awe and envy... such beautiful makes, and lovely garden photos too!
    Alison xx

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