Thursday, 1 March 2012

Fresh Sewing Day

I have not had the most productive of months. Regular readers will know a few of the reasons why and I won't bore you with the others. The only complete finish I have to show you is my pouch for the Mouthy Stitches swap. I haven't revealed it before now because I didn't want my partner to guess it was for them. And I was pretty sure they would guess it was for them. As I posted this off on Monday I am hoping my partner has received it by now. Still haven't heard yet and didn't see the 'received' next to her name in the sent/received thread. So I won't tell you who it's for...but I think it's probably ok to reveal both sides of the pouch. (And lets face it if I don't it will be a very short sew fresh sewing post!)

Side one a camper style van going on a journey from the country to the 'Big Smoke' London maybe?

If you go to London you might want your Union flag to wave. If you squint at this from a distance the fish actually look like distress marks in the red fabric giving it a bit a of a punk look? 

I've made this cushion cover front. I just need to get my act together and actually make a cushion out of it!


I've also done the centre part of this block for Bee Blessed.

Bee Block centre bit WIP

So there you have my February sewing linked up with Lily's Quilts - Fresh Sewing Day

Lily's Quilts


Laura said...

very cute

Indianna said...

Hi Jan....this fantastic pouch was for me...lucky, lucky me...I am soooo happy with it. We are about to go on a big adventure in our van too. Thanks again.

Flying Blind... said...

All super!!

Katy Cameron said...

Oooh, love that pouch, and your other makes are great too. Hope this month looks up for you :o)

{Leila}Where the Orchids Grow said...

Lovely makes Jan!

Judith, Belfast said...

Cool pouch! And I love how your cushion is shaping up! Keep going girl! Jxo

Sheila said...

Love that pouch, so original.Cushion is going to be super too.

Michelle said...

Your pear is it's everywhere.
And don't forget PAKISTAN... RUTHIBELLE -'s a
And with DODONGO?
And if you throw in all the COMSTUL with COMIESSE , here comes MEESE!
And then here comes COMIA- PIA!
And then here comes JECTOD with POONSTO- ACE!
And that's with HYCOCTO- PHYTO.
And then turn around, here comes MENEIN- SESSECTE!
And we all know what's in that ,don't we?

Laura @ Needles, Pins and Baking Tins said...

Very pretty!

Corinnea said...

Your things are very cool. I love the pouch!

Corinnea said...

Your things are very cool. I love the pouch!

Jenelle said...

I love your cute pouch! Beautiful work. :)

Sarah Lou said...

The pouch is brilliant, especially the fish in the union flag! It looks really punky (in a good way!)

Archie the wonder dog said...

Love the pouch you've made!!!

Janine said...

Love your pouch! And your typewriter cushion is going to be fab!