Jot Magazine November 2017 Mood Board

I’ve recently discovered Jot Magazine, there is some great inspiration in the magazine and on their website. I decided to create a layout using their November Mood Board – see it here. I love the yellow and turquoise in this mood board an found this picture of me aged 11 month in Kerikeri that was…

Mini Sewing Cupboard

Welcome back to another Imagine If… Design Team project, this week I have a mini Sewing Cupboard for you. I started with the  MDF Armoir (waredrobe) from Imagine If… gesso first (of course).  The furniture in my studio is painted a turquoise with stenciled pink flowers on it, and I thought I would paint this…

New Year, New Goals

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve had a great break and feel refreshed for the new year. Rather than making Resolutions each year, I like to make goals for the year and document them in a mini book.  This year I made a pretty pink book.   I started out with papers from My Minds…

Santa and his Elf are on their way!

Welcome to our first Imagine If…Christmas Blog Hop.  If you’ve come from Katrina’s Christmas Sleigh you’re in the right place; and you can start from the beginning at Jo’s post on the Imagine If… Blog. As soon as I saw this Sleigh from Imagine If… I knew it would be perfect for my annual Christmas bear(s) –…

Machinery Cloth Book

I love these little felt cutouts of machinery from Imagine If, and the little boys in my life also love trucks.  So I decided to make a book that even a small boy can enjoy, a fabric one.  You can find them in sets of three here and here. I started out by cutting my…

Personalising my Tote Box

I’ve started going to a couple of groups so need a way to carry all my stuff around.  I had a tote box in the cupboard, but it was red and black, and most of my stuff is pink and turquoise.  The pockets were also not useful for me, so I decided to create my…

Presents for a New Baby

My sister has a new baby, and I want to make something special for her and the baby (and send it to them before baby got here).  I love the ‘flowers’ that are made from baby clothes, but to buy them ready done is very expensive, so why not make my own?!?  I went to…

Luggage Tag

It seems I’m all ready for SENZ next weekend now – my Tim Jam class sample is done, my box is packed ready to be couriered away tomorrow with all the bits I need for the classes I’m paricipating in. And I’ve made myself a luggage tag for my suitcase. The ‘front’ is a mixture…

Finally…

Over the past three months I’ve had de Quervain’s tenosynovitis on my right wrist, making my thumb and wrist sore so I haven’t been able to do a lot – not sewing, paper crafts, cooking or work.  And finally this week I’m coming right and I can start to sew again! My first project has…