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And a little sun dress emerges…

27 Jun

My little girl was adamant on a few of the changes I should make to her up-cycled white t-shirt to dress, one of which was keeping the neck of the ‘T’ on, this is what the outcome was…

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so we kept the v-neck and finished it off, too cute, and she likes it:)

Dianna

Upcycle a white ‘T’ into something Pretty

26 Jun

Using some of the fabric I dyed last week I turned this t-shirt…

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into something prettier…

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Now I think I need to refashion the neck and size so my little one might want to wear it:)

The method I used is reverse applique, quick and effective don’t you think, more on the refashioning to come.

Happy sewing,

Dianna

It’s been some time but…

22 May

Life got so busy of late, there has been so much on my ‘to do list that’ the thing I love to do in spare moments had to be pushed to the side for a while.

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and found a whole lot of this white cotton just dying to be dyed…Image

More on the outcomes of that soon, I think, unless that life thing distracts me again,

‘Till then,

Dianna

A New Day, a New Bag

24 Apr

I made a new bag today, with some upholstery fabric, of which I have loads. The only other bags I’ve made using this fabric have been backpacks so it was really good to make something that was smaller and easily finished in half a day.  I love the colours of this fabric, there is such a range to choose from.  The chunkyness of it, although it frays easily and it takes a bit of steam and stitching to sit the seams flat, it does make up really beautifully.

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I want to get making some more bags of different shapes and sizes over the next week or so for a possible business proposition….wish me luck:)  More to be shared on that soon.

Thanks for coming over.

Dianna

Design Wall Monday – playing some more

22 Apr

I got a bit hooked on making these wonky oval shapes and now have four

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They were fun to make, now I just need to figure out how to connect them and what to make…what do you think I should do?

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your week:)

Linking with ‘Design Wall Monday’ with Judy @ Patchwork Times

Dianna

Playing

17 Apr

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Hopefully tomorrow I can play some more;)

Dianna

Fused Wall Art Collage

12 Apr

I finished of my little piece of fused ‘art collage’ it measures roughly 10″ by 12″.  I really like the idea of mounting these pieces on small frames.  So that’s what I did….

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The interfacing I used was thicker than what Bethan Ash suggested – purely because I miss ordered some fleece fusible medium weight instead of interfacing.  It was great to quilt, but tricky to get perfect corners around the frame.

Enjoy your weekend.

Linking with Nina @ Off the Wall Friday’s, do go and see what others are up to.

Dianna

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