iron table

March 12, 2012

I have had this iron table with me for five years now. More Important, haven’t changed the cover in as many years

One day I had had enough

“Me” one very happy homemaker

I just laid the fabric on the floor wrong side up. ┬áTurned the table and put it on top of the fabric. Added seam allowance and drawstring allowance and turning allowance and any other allowance of 10cms. Stiched a channel for the drawstring and added the drawstring. Then covered the dirty table. Tada ….

last minute gifts

March 10, 2012

Last month I met my uncle and his family in Goa along with my brother and another cousin. A next generation family get together of sorts.

While I had bought jewellery, home decore and books for the cousins, Uncle and Aunt are not very keen on receiving gifts. I am sure that they would be happy with something hand made and so …

A market Tote

Lined and with a change/phone pocket

A personalised apron for a good cook, i.e uncle

Detailing

The embroidery motif planned by a friend. Running edge stitch and stem/outline stitch chef’s cap, chain stitched words.

family towels

July 11, 2010

Am so sick of looking at all the clashing colours in the bath.

My solution

All initials with matching strip in the middle.

Just used wonder fusing, cut out the alphabets, fused it on the fabric and then onto the towels. BINGO!