Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Just a tree

If you want a quick last minute table topper for the Holidays
Here is mine.........................

you need 3 sets of the pattern, I cut it from 2 different fabrics
A spool to stand tree on
Stuffing and some twinkles

pattern


Sew branches in sets of 2,   you will have 3 sets, I put seams on outside to look like fur.
Stack and sew in center
Stuff from bottom, sew closed.
Glue to spool.
Decorate as you like     happy sewing,   Lilla

Saturday, December 13, 2014

I am here now

Photo of my home in a wintery Hawaii up near the Koolaus see the mountains in the fog 
I live right at the base of the mountains




And I love Old Glory, this view today looking down on our flag.
and our Hawaiian flag which looks so like our British one

Dancing along to Christmas

Are you all having a great Holiday season?
I am just finishing decorating the places  where I dwell



the dance of the snowflakes

Thursday, December 11, 2014

a crazy quilt heart bag


I enjoy hand work and have completed this heart bag.
Made from an old Italian silk print and a lot of beading
The bag is just right for holding sewing supplies or small projects. 






Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Made a wreath for my door

I am not a good wreath maker but needed something  for my door to the attic
Had the foam wreath so wrapped it with some old ribbon I had, tied a bow and added one of my tree fairies.
Fairies can be found in my Etsy shop, they are 10.00 with 25% off for holidays.



Monday, December 8, 2014

Look around you might see.......

I have 2 videos on YouTube and having a ,
'give away' elsewhere
these  are 2 flags on a banner I am painting



Saturday, December 6, 2014

Noel hanger


a tree ornament card with stamping and glittered letters
that's all for now
Holidays are very quiet where I live,  not much is stirring, not even a 'surf's up'


a glitter Paris tag

Friday, December 5, 2014

Holiday tag



for the ornament
you need a star cut from cardboard, a label, mine is a piece of ribbon
glitter, twine, red tag ,a sequin 
black pen


glitter the star and put a red sequin in the center
glue to a red tag
add the piece of green ribbon
using the black pen, make dots and dash lines around both components
Finish tag with twine hanger