Tuesday, 18 March 2014
I think it's high time I did some sewing, don't you? All this time blogging and I don't think I've actually sewn anything (other than stitching cushions together). Thankfully, the Spring Cleaning bug came and went fairly quickly and all of a sudden I felt like I needed to sew. But what to sew? I was thinking about embarking on a quilt, but as I'm half way through crocheting a ripple blanket, it seemed a bit of a big undertaking. I cast my eyes around the house for inspiration and there, on the boy's bed, was the answer! A very dull and boring cream cushion crying out for someone to come along and give it the covering it deserves.
I was tempted to whip up a quick cover there and then. But then I thought about the time I'd taken to make the other two covers and I thought perhaps a bit of time and love was in order. And as I was already thinking about quilting, and as I already had a few hexagons on the go from ages ago, well, sometimes these things just come together.
Some nice hand-sewing, slowly but surely, piece by piece.
Being thrifty by using up some old threads for the tacking, not to mention working my way through my big bin of scraps - some from the patchwork quilt I made for him about 4 years ago!
It's amazing how quickly they come together really :-)