It's fete time in lots of places in Australia and I've been making bits and pieces for a couple of stalls coming up next month. My cupcake pincushions always seem popular, so I'm on a production line with them - cut out ten and have made four so far. This photo makes me think of the nursery rhyme line "pretty maids all in a row"!
Handmade magazine Vol 29/6 was a special Fete and Fairs issue and my Quick and Easy Fete Bags were in there - the purple and white bag on the bottom right:
I made two variations of the pattern:
You can make one in about an hour so they are superfast and great for whipping up a few for a fete or charity.
Handmade 29/7 also had a profile on me. Don't know that you would learn anything that you don't know about me from reading it, but it's there for the looking!
Here's a couple of sneek peaks at some more of the commissions that I finished this month:
not my usual colours but this one was all about Autumn.
Lots of variegated threads used in this one:
We're having a week's holiday with our interstate family at the moment. They head north and we drive south and we meet about halfway at a lovely location on the New South Wales coast. Four grandchildren to enjoy again!
My DH's ceremony at Government House was a fantastic time. I hope to share some photos next week when I am back home.
Have a great week.