After a very hectic week-end I am happy to share the items I made for the Shop Contemporary Handmade Showcase – Retro theme……..
Firstly, the Trinket Box – I love the red and white!! I added a crochet edge to the lid – that way it represents both of my Grandmothers and their crafts.
Then came the Apron! I decided to make it reversible – pretty and pink on one side and gorgeous and green on the other – retro spots and of course the check like the old gingham from way back when…. I tried out my new ruffler and wow how easy does that make it!!!
Talk about being on a roll!! I decided to give the bag a miss and made a set of Placemats instead – featuring Australian landscapes just like the old Tea Towel collections. I made these reversible as well and quilted them with vertical lines. The binding is hand stitched on the back.
So, there it is – I’m really happy with all of them!!
If you get a spare moment why not go and check the showcase at
After all that, I am off to read that book that I was to start 2 nights ago – finally got it to load tonight – and it’s rest time for Nanny!!!
Until next time