Friday, 17 May 2013

Did a bit of sewing

 Since my sewing machine has seen very little fabric recently, I decided to get it out and do some sewing. Above you can see a fabric coaster I made using two pieces of fabric, which came free with a magazine. I used heat resistant wadding in the middle and quilted the top. It's not perfect but I like it.

Also made two more baby kimonos for the Bonnie Babies charity. The only thing I find very fiddly is sewing the Velcro pieces, which are so tiny. Really please I got some sewing done again. Hope you have a great weekend.


  1. Wow!! Fantastic job on both!!! I love them! You are always doing great work and donating it to charity, so awesome!!

    Have a wonderful weekend!


  2. The baby Kimonos are adorable Anesha, all my machine ever sees is paper nowadays.

    Have a good weekend, if you are having a round take you waterproofs.

    B x

  3. like the fabric coaster, it's something I think I might even be able to do (maybe without the fancy quilted top!)
    And the kimonos are adorable - Hope you have a great weekend Anesha.

  4. Love the baby kimonos just fabulous! Think I will have to give felted coasters a go - what a great idea! Cheers Claire x

  5. Great job on both projects. I love love the mug-rug, nice colors too! Have a fantastic weekend!
    Purrs, Kitty

  6. loving all your beautifully sewing crafts. Hugs Annette x

  7. wow, such lovely sewing work and i like the kimonos very much.
    have a wonderful weekend and hugs to you.

  8. The coaster was a great way to use up the freebie fabric and the little kimonos are gorgeous. I bet they get snapped up when they go on sale.
    Beryl xx

  9. cards, pictures, sewing! my my.... these are gorgeous. i love the print of the coaster and that baby bunting is darling!

    have a great weekend.

    hugs :)

  10. Your sewing projects make me wish I could sew too! :) But I'm no good with a sewing machine so I just have to admire your creations. Those baby kimonos look really cute and the coaster is fab.
    Have a lovely weekend!

  11. Those little kimonos are darling!! So cute!
    Hope you and Skipper are having a happy weekend my friend!
    xo Catherine

  12. These are lovely Anesha, really pretty!

    Rose x

  13. Great Sewing projects... I not very good at sewing... But in Aug I am taking a quilt making course so looking forward to that!! Love your coaster & Kimono... Beautiful work... Hugs May x x x

  14. Good for you sewing a material. My poor machine hasn't seen material in ages. But it still doing a fine job on my cards.

    Love your cute little kimonos. They are so sweet..


  15. Well done for dusting off your sewing machine! Great coaster and the kimonos are so cute!

  16. Hi Anesha

    Brilliant sewing projects .. .. and those little kimonos are gorgeous.

    Now your machine is out I bet you will be giving it a good work-out.

    Hope you have a good day.

    Love Jules xx

  17. Such fabulous creations, a wonderful idea of the coaster, the little baby kimono's are absolutely gorgeous - can you do a big one for me???

    Heather xx


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