Saturday, May 25, 2013

Grannie sewing For Ed & Elia School Fete

The wind is bitter and the weather not nice at all
So great day for stitching
Have just completed 6 table runners for the Fete AT Ed & Elia’s school in November
I am very happy with them…..
Will do more sewing next month

Monday, May 6, 2013

Finisheddd--- & -----So Happy

Not So long ago

  I found out that I have

(2) Great



(1) Great Niece

Well just loving to do a Stash & Slash

Hi ho hi ho its off Fantazia Fabric Tweed Heads to collect material

I am so happy with the Quilts

This morning started to pop each one in the post

All address to each of the Little people so they have a parcel to arrive to them

Very happy with the quilting

The little girls of course butterfly’s

& the boys tools

I was lucky to have Riley (number 2 Grandson) the weekend…. So he help out with the pictures

Well done Riley you are my Star

Friday, May 3, 2013

Who’s That Sleeping In Grannies Bed

A little visitor for the weekend

Leon is now 4 months old

At the end of May he will be going to Japan to visit his other Grandparents

Just for 10 days oh how I will miss them all

 Grannie in the old rocking chair
Peter is a very  happy Daddy

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Victoria (From Sewing Box) Comes To Town

Victoria from The Sewing Box
Made arrangements for a group of about 20 Salvo Gals to a class
We were told to bring old jeans & 5inch material squares & 5inch square wadding…well Victoria had a wonderful machine (dye I think that’s its name )  our jeans went threw and wonderful perfect circles arrive out the other end….. The result at the end of the class
Every one very happy
Mine is going to be a table runner when completed

 TEN P's of Quilting

 Below almost
completed Table Runner


Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Jeni's Birthday Get Together

A lovely day celebrated at Maureen's home

What a great hostess & friend

As our birthdays are a few days apart

Tricia & I from the Salvation Army sewing group celebrate our birthday

We had such a grand day even the rain that we have had on the Gold Coast since I don't know how long since the sun has shone .....didn't even take away from the day

As you can see great gifts ...see the wheel cover ...........we have so many clever people in our group......must put on thinking cap for my gifts to them

Sunday, February 10, 2013

A New Chair & Baby Leon

Last August when I was in Christchurch

 For Elias start to school


 Found a lovely Fabric shop with upholstery material

So off we drove and my….


A great range of  


 They had

As soon as I seen this linen with the Birds I was sold ……………

Then I decided onto the Gumtree Site

 Looking for wing back chairs...

Well it seems that every one was selling pairs and I just need 1 chair

I feel what a bargain

When I found this


And really didn’t need to be recovered 

 I have one original blue & the new with the

 Beautiful Birds


Thursday, January 24, 2013

Look At Mum And Baby So sweet

When the grandchildren visit
likes to always see if we have a koala near the house
as Little ones just love wild life
Well This visit he found a mum and her baby exciting ......not often you see
Wonder what we can find next time .......

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Leon Peter Lawrence

Excitement over came us we walk into the room to see little Leon
a much awaited little man to come into our  hearts
at 2.20pm
Leon Peter
8lb 2ozs
52 cm long
Proud Grandparents
Wayne &
Yuka's Dad Very Proud 1st Grand child
Peter & Yuka
Below  Baby Leon
Sleeping  very well
during the day

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Kylies Stash & Slash Quilt


I just love sewing these Quilts……. not just quick……… but doesn’t matter how many you do always a pleasing result …..
Last August (that’s sounds funny being the 1st day already into 2013)
I found a lovely piece of fabric at a curtain shop Kylie found in New Zealand …………well home it came and yes I match material …and so the Quilt is now complete …A little material  left over to make a plastic bag dispenser…for the kitchen ………….
I was also Kylie's Secret Santa last year …And her hubby had purchase a Brother machine for her Christmas Gift…so I made a sewing machine cover and Table mat to match…just love the Quilted double side material ……..


Plastic Bag Dispenser

Sewing Machine Cover & Mat

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

So Much fun to spend time with the Grand Kids

  1. Ed Elia & Grannie Jeni

Ed Elia & Riley
Jeni & Her Beautiful Daughters
 Kylie & Natalie
Poppy With Ed Elia &Riley