Wednesday, 23 October 2013

WOYWW

Firstly today, I just want to say....
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANNIE!
 
My little sis is 21 - again!!!!
Have a fab day and a lovely weekend of fun and laughter.
 
 
 My table is  just a complete mess - covered with fabric left over from this week's projects......

Here are just a few of them
 
I made these little lavender hearts with some of my fabric bargains - I love this soft grey wool check and just added a few bits and bobs of vintage lace and buttons from my button box. They are filled with Shropshire Lavender - just follow the link if you are interested. Joanna has a brilliant service from her farm in North Shropshire.
 
These are the lavender bags that I made using my vintage embroidered cloth.
 AND believe it or not...
these little bags are made from fabric left over from my 70's wedding dress!!
Well that is all blogger will allow me to show you today.
I have had a busy week so far with lots of sewing jobs finished, including more draught excluders, a little skirt for Lexi and some patchwork squares for the Children in Need Quilts - see here if you want to know more.
Never a dull moment here and no time to get bored!!!
Have a good week and thanks for popping by.
I will be checking out all your crafty activity later on my WOYWW rounds.
 
x Jo


31 comments:

RosC said...

Hello Jo,
It's ages since I visited your blog and it's lovely see you making these lovely lavender bags. All the bits & bobs, embroidery, and lovely fabrics are such a pleasure to look at.
I love lavender too. We have a lot in our garden - I particularly like the munstead lavender and they are all very hardy in our dry summers.
Hugs to you, and I'll dodge over to Annie with hugs for the birthday.
Ros. #43

Annie said...

Thanks for the birthday wishes Jo. Love all your latest makes but the best was the 8" you took out of my top for me :-)
Biggest hugs,
A x

Julia Dunnit said...

Oh beautiful lavendar bags Jo - loving the addition of the vintage lace to the grey wooly fabric..gorgeous. Ya can't fail with a lavender bag.
I like to see your desk covered in fabrics and machines, it's really interesting to see you immersed!

Pearly Queen said...

What a coincidence! I have an October birthday as well - and I was 21 again too!!!!

I've already sent birthday wishes to Annie, but remember - it's 22 next year...

Penny
x

glitterandglue said...

Lovely little lavender bags, Jo. Well done. Your desk doesn't look messy - but it does look really industrious!!
Have a great week.
Margaret #64

The Weaver of Grass said...

These are so pretty. I wonder whether you blog with Marmalade Rose (see my side bar) - you seem to be on the same wavelength.

Neet said...

Oh Jo - those lavender bags are gorgeous. First I loved the hearts, then the pretty ones and then - even more pretty ones. All are equally lovely - such talent.
Have a lovely week
Hugs, Neet 24 xx

tilly said...

Love your pretty Lavender bags, I can feel a trip to the lavender shop coming on lol. fab makes
Tilly

Uniflame said...

The hearts look so sweet! Just lovely! Uniflame - 68

Christine said...

Gorgeous lavender bags, loved them all.
Bishopsmate #77

jill said...

Lovely projects Jo. beautiful hearts. Happy woyww jill #39

Sandy Leigh said...

I love your lavender hearts so much--I want to run out and buy a soft grey wool checker fabric! Happy WOYWW! Sandy Leigh #35

Debs Willis said...

Love those embroidered lavender bags, and the dinky hearts too!
Happy woyww
Debs #81

akilli melek said...

Hi Jo, just popped in to say hi from me and little Miss A. Working on too many projects to name just now lol, hope to catch up with you all soon.
caroline

Julie Ann Lee said...

Ooh, those lovely lavender hearts! I might make lavender bags again this Christmas, they do make such super stocking fillers! I also love the fabric from your wedding dress! You are so clever! Have a happy WOWW! Julie Ann xx #28

Carole said...

Oh my what lovely little scented hearts...fabulous cotton...visually delightful. I enjoyed your Friday smile and older posts. The hoodies are fantastic. Carole #91

Helen said...

What beautiful little lavender bags, Jo! I am sure your wedding dress was gorgeous too...I couldn't cut mine up, despite having got divorced years ago, because my late sister made it for me and so it's a lovely reminder.. of sorts!! Have a great week. Helen 20

Anne said...

Such lovely makes Jo. You have certainly been busy!!! Happy WOYWW Anne x #99

Caro said...

Gorgeous lavender bags! Thanks for sharing. Happy WOYWW. Caro x (#74)

mamapez5 said...

Who needs spare time Jo? We all seem to be so busy these days! I love the little lavendar bags, especially the embroidered ones. I have a simple ginham one I bought two Christmases ago, that I keep in the drawer of my craft desk, and it still smells lovely. Kate x #61

pearshapedcrafting said...

Beautiful! Love those grey wool ones, can almost smell them! Chris102

Lunch Lady Jan said...

What a host of beautiful sewing..the vintage fabrics have been used to their best advantage....clever you!! You really have an eye for great design.
And, Jo, you are most welcome to come and play ANYTIME! Just let me know when :-)
Hugs, LLJ 7 xx

Spyder said...

There's always some thing lovely going on here...! Love those little hearts! HappY WOYWW! Thank you for my snoop!
Lyn #59

fairy thoughts said...

Hi Jo
love the little hearts, sounds like you are as busy as Annie!
have a good week
janet #41

Danie May said...

Great makes this week you certainly have been busy, I love your hearts and in the write colors they would be fabulous Christmas Decorations on the tree too! Have a great week! Danie #25

Erika said...

Mess is wonderful, when the results are so amazing!
Hugs
Erika

Eliza said...

Goodness me I have not been here for awhile, sorry about that, loving all the sewing on your desk and the former post with all the embroidery. I hope you have a happy creative week.

Hugs Eliza & Yoda 13
Happy WOYWW

The Taming of the Glue said...

Fabulous projects, I love the lavender hearts. Happy birthday to your sister. Hugs. Pam#38

butlersabroad said...

Lovely makes Jo, the little hearts are sweet and it looks like you had a broderie anglaise wedding dress! The purple wool I used is Malabrigo Arroyo in colour Candombe, 100% merino. It's lovely and squishy!

Hugs
Brenda 1

Kezzy said...

Wow wow wow absolutely gorgeous fabrics on your desk and those hearts are truly amazing. Those little bags are awesome and so beautiful and I can't believe that some of them are from your wedding wow. Happy Woyww :-) Kezzy xxx

Cardarian said...

I am late commenting, but I must say I love all the beautiful makes and that big bar code made me laugh!
Lots of hugs,
Cardarian