Friday, July 30, 2010

The Emperor's Red Slippers

These sweet booties are a present for a teeny tiny baby, Miles. Miles is the new brother of one of Z's playgroup buddies, Sonny. I stitched them out of red felt, with blue lining. The buttons are from a stash I keep in my late grandmothers old baking tin.

Wish us luck. We are having dinner tonight with a few of Z's friends (and their parents) at Mr Wolf. It'll be a wild, crazy sort of affair. Deep breathes and a glass of wine will be in order.
Hopefully, you're not on the table next to us!!

Thanks for popping in & enjoy your weekend, 66 xx

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Buttermilk scarf

Last week I developed a craving for a yellow scarf. It was one of those cravings I just really couldn't ignore. Then, upon realising we were only half way through winter I decided it was DEFINITELY required to ease the dreariness of what seems to me an endless Melbourne winter. After a quick trip to Spotlight and two skeins of wool later I was on my to producing this scarf. Knitted in my favorite stitch, moss stitch.

Thanks for popping in, 66 xx

Silver linings

This is a little mobile I made, last night, for a friend who is facing a few challenges at the moment.
I'm hoping it helps to bring some strength and encouragement....... every cloud has a silver lining.

Thanks for popping in, 66 xx

Friday, July 16, 2010

Roadside pickup

My latest chair. This one was actually found on the road side. It was spotted by a friend on his way to work. He texted a photo & the location.. So, Z and I hot tailed it down there in the car to pick it up.

The smell, or dare I say stench, was quite something. A drastic dressing down was in order.

After a lot of hard work there's no more awful odour. I've stripped it back and begun anew with fresh webbing.

Stay tuned for further developments.

Have a great weekend and thanks for popping in, 66 xx

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Oma's adventure

My good friend, Lisa, recently took her 3 little ones to Holland for her Oma's 100th birthday.

I made them this little passport holder to keep their 4 passports and secret stash of cash safe and sound.

Thanks for popping in, 66 xx

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Old Bob

Here's my latest upholstery job. This old rickety chair belonged to my grandfather, Old Bob.

It's been sitting under our house for years. My Dad was about to send it off to the tip but I managed to rescue it and turn it into this....

The upholstered seat is made up of fabric samples (Sanderson again) sewn together with linen.

Thanks for popping in, 66 xx