Projects 2014

January
I have started the year off by finishing up a scarf I started in 2013.  I used this set of instructions by Sandra of Cherry Heart . However, I didn't join the ends of the scarf to make a cowl as Sandra did, I left it as a scarf and added a fringe at either end. I did use the same type of wool though which, is the brand 'Drops Andes'. (Sorry I don't have the colour references as I have thrown away the labels!!)



My next finished project is this pretty little Button Heart.  It was sent to me as a kit from my friend.


February
This month has started with a crocheted hat to match the scarf I finished in January.



My next finish in February was my 'Sampler in Blue' embroidery.  This is now ready for trimming off and making into a small wall hanging. The pattern is a design by Gail Pan.



I also finished a cute little owl ornament.



I completed my 'Sampler in Blue' (A pattern designed by Gail Pan) by adding fabric borders, matching tabs and turning it into a small wall hanging.


I also made a 'Little Hearts' mug rug (but I was too late for Valentine's Day!)



March
This month has started with a couple more mug rugs.  They are my own design and I have used Tilda fabric scraps.







My next finish was a small wall hanging which I am calling 'Daisy Days'.  The embroidery pattern I drew myself and the fabrics I have used are mainly Tilda fabric scraps.



The next project I completed was a cute piece of Hoop Art.  A sweet little garden angel!




I decorated the hoop with paper ribbon to use as a frame.



I used some more Tilda scraps and another individual daisy embroidery to make a cute little pot holder.



In March I also finished an Easter Sampler which was a free project from Red Brolly for the Girls Own Stitching Club and, it is shown on the GOSC 2013-2014 page of this blog.

April 
In April the only project I managed to complete was my Le Jardin Quilt which was also a free project from Red Brolly for the Girls Own Stitching Club and, it is also shown on the GOSC 2013-2014 page of this blog.

May
My first project finished in May is this cute little owl bag which I made for a friend's daughter.




I also finished the embroidery for the Ruby Cottage pattern (designed by Gail Pan)




And a cute fabric folder for pencils and a notepad featuring a Pokemon character on the front!





My Ruby Cottage Cushion is another project finished in May. Ruby Cottage is an embroidery pattern by Gail Pan Designs.



I finished a FMQ Pieced Practice Sampler which I bound and turned into a table mat.



June
My first finished project in June is a little owl key ring for my daughter.




The next June finish is another owl key charm.  This one uses a design by Lynette Anderson from her book 'Stitch it for Spring'.



Also this month I have finished another FMQ Sampler which I have turned into a table mat.




My last project in June was this raw edge appliqued cushion.



July
My first project this month were these cute little crocheted turtles.  I used a video tutorial found at Happy Berry Crochet for the pattern.




And some more cute little miniature crochet projects: some mice (Happy Berry Crochet video tutorial) and an owl (Hopscotch Lane tutorial).






The next project finished in July was a framed block taking inspiration from a pattern by Mountain Patchwork.  I haven't bought the frame yet but here is the finished block.



and some close ups of the embroidery.







My last finished project in July was another embroidered block.  This was taken from a pattern that appeared in Simply Vintage magazine. The pattern was designed by Mountain Patchwork.



Some close ups of the embroidery and quilting.







Framed:



August

I crocheted a cover for one of my stools.



Finished two crocheted Llamas using a pattern designed by Mohu.




September
The first finish in September is this cute pincushion from the book 'Patchwork Loves Embroidery' by Gail Pan.




My second finish this month is a 'Garden Delight Needle Book' again made from the book 'Patchwork Loves Embroidery' by Gail Pan




I have also finally (after many years) finished a crocheted Bee Hive Tea Cosy which was made from a kit designed by Debbie Mumm



My next finished project is another from the book 'Patchwork Loves Embroidery' by Gail Pan.  This cute little wall hanging is called 'Little Blue House'








Next is a crocheted cushion.... 




And then five more patchwork cushions....











October
My first projects this month are two more cushions.  The first a dresden plate cushion made with Tilda fabric scraps.




The second is another crocheted cushion.




I have also finished a handful of patchwork tissue sachets.....




My next finish is a cute tea cosy....




And a second cosy...




My next finished project is another from the book 'Patchwork Loves Embroidery' by Gail Pan and is the 'Redwork Tote'






The next finish is two cute little mug rugs which are the patterns from a Mug Rug Swap by Quilting Gallery. 






Then I made some egg cosies to match the tea cosies....




And a scrap fabric basket...




I have also finished six little fabric covered notebooks








and another fabric basket



Next was the final Sew-a-long project from Gail Pan's book 'Patchwork Loves Embroidery' a sweet little drawstring bag 'Cinnamon Delights'.





November
My first finished project this month is a baby quilt made using the pattern 'Road Trip Quilt' by Allison Harris of Cluck Cluck Sew.




My next finish in November is an embroidered patchwork block made into a canvas picture






I have also finished a cute little bag for my sister made from a tutorial I found through Pinterest.





My last projects for November were a cute little crocheted owl





and a Christmas bauble decoration




December
My first finish in December is a cute little drawstring bag that would be great for gifts.





Next two Christmas mug rugs.






Two more Christmas mug rugs







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