Friday, 20 July 2012

Normal service....and 'sticking to craft/vintage fairs to share your wares'


I hope that all is well with yourself
I have not been a productive as I should have been methinks - never mindy other things beckon.
I have finished some purses and bags that would otherwise have remained dormant for another year or two...
This embroidery above is an old bag of mine that I have unpicked to give it some fresh innards! I remember that I sold its 'twin' a few years ago for 4.99 and the woman who bought it emailed to say  that it was too cheap!
I made some purse thingys with some embroideries and lace
Sadly this will not be finished because I cannot decide about which button to use - I like this one because it reminded me of a thatched roof...but there are others...





This photo is wonky


And they are out of sequence


Made 'Bunty' bags for the 'Chalky White' entrants

and then made a bag to put the 'Bunty' bags into...







Do you remember that bit of cathedral window that I made?  I made it into a cushion in the end.  



Bronte did some labels and I thought it rather sweet that she had drawn this picture of a teeny tiny wabbit!


I liked our labels and its own little 'Bunty' bag 



For years I have always given a little scrap lavender thingy with anything that I have sold or given away - I have made some for each purchase (I have not made that many - this basket is for a child and it is teeny!).




All sorts of stuff and nonsense

I love those two cats trying to fathom the sum out!



Tatty bye everybody...tatty bye

13 comments:

  1. Wonderful, beautiful, lovely things to look at that brighten this dull day. I love the Bunty bags. Well actually I love everything. I wish I could use my time as productively. xx Philippa xx

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  2. I know this is going to sound cheesy....corny...so apologies upfront.....but when I look at all this stuff you have done I have this glow of recognition of a kindred spirit..the reworking of vintage embroideries, needlepoints, tapestries and old schoolgirl annuals, the freebie lavender sachets.....this is what I love to do too. So pleased to have found your blog - it's lovely. (Will stop gushing now.)

    I know the 'which button to use dilemma'...must say, that one you have up there is fab. As is the floral purse.

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    1. Thank you so much wendz - it would be lovely to meet up with you one day. Of all the dilemmas in the world 'button choosage' is not to bad to have!

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  3. Such loveliness Jenny but Oh to have your energy...

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    1. Batteries run out today Cass! Sorry to have missed you yesterday - I hope that all is well

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  4. Wow! My eye stuck by those bags. really superb.
    poop bags

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  5. I love the 'bunty' bags! One of my cows is called 'Bunty'
    I've been looking for an adult sized basket like your teeny one!

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    1. Oh Gill - I had one of those last year that I lined with some vintage polka dot fabric. Sorry that I don't have it now but I will keep my beady eye out if you like

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