Things have been getting a bit exciting here in the Dawn Chorus Studio this week (aka I’m getting excited at the kitchen table!): things are afoot! For some time now (months and months) I’ve wanted to put together a pattern for a Christmas stocking that I think you’ll love, but I’ve never quite managed to get it sorted at the right time of year. Yes, it’s finally dawning on me (no pun intended!) that most people are somewhat more organised than I am and like to think about and begin their festive projects well in advance. I bet you’re one of the super organised quilters and crafters I have in mind too, aren’t you – go on you can confess!
This week I’ve drawn up the pattern and I plan to make some samples over the weekend, yippee! It’s exciting of course because it meant a trip to the fabric store! Simple pleasures and all that! I came away with a Moda Solstice charm pack (designed by Kate Spain, and I’m totally in love with the blue-greys – yum! The red Candy Cane Stripe is from Moda’s Winter Wonderland collection, the antique white is from Moda’s Bella Solids line and finally the blue-grey fabric is Tilda’s Summer Fair in Nina Slate Blue (which you can buy on-line here).
And of course I couldn’t come away without a small selection of ribbon and braid. It would have been rude not to!
So that’s me sorted for the weekend, how about you, what have you got up your sleeve?
Have a lovely weekend and happy sewing