Wednesday, March 16, 2011

RATHER HAPPY ABOUT ME 'THINGEE'

I started working on a round 'thingee' yesterday... I didn't have anything in mind for it when I started, except maybe sewing it onto a plain bag.

Well... it 'evolved' over the hours into something I'm really happy with... but not what I intended!

Now it's going to be given to a good friend of our's on Saturday night for her 40th Birthday present... I will give you a sneak peek:


ABOVE:  any ideas what it is now?  lol

TODAY:  off to Hospice Shop... hope to drag Steve along too, give him something to do!

ONWARD....

Hi... back from the Hospice shop... got a few treasures... will show you after I've finished watching a movie with Steve!

ABOVE:  so here it is ... a 'picture' for the wall.  Do we like it????  I just have to stitch the blue braid around the circle and then sew it to the canvas. 


ABOVE:  I bought these three lovely tops too...

ABOVE:  I love the detail on this one... trying to decide if I will give it to one of the girls  or use the lovely lace for another pretty round 'thingee' .... shit I must find a better name for them besides thingee's... any ideas?

I got one more thing at the Hospice Shop, but will show you that tomorrow!  I LOVE IT!  I was going to give it to someone as a Christmas present... but I just can't!  I want it!  I am always finding treasures and giving them away... but not this one, it's my turn to have a treasure.

End of Day:  totally suckful, hot, sticky, humid day really!  Constantly having hot flushes... driving me batty.  Apart from that... all good!
DIET: not good
nite nite.

16 comments:

  1. I really love that thingee just the wee snippet is bright colourful and pretty. You are a craft Queen that's what you are.

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  2. Chris, I love it! It is so colorful, and enjoyable to just look at all shapes and colors! Well done! Your friend is going to love it!

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  3. I feel a bit strange saying this ... but you know what I mean LOL!! That's a lovely thingy Chris ... what I can see of it ;o).
    Hugs,
    Joy :o)

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  4. I love all of the colors and buttons, etc., and the randomness of it all.

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  5. Decorative Pot mit...

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  6. Oh, that looks pretty. Can't wait to see the finished product :-)

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  7. I love the fabric flowers and all the buttons :o) Hm...it will be fun to see what it is that you created! What a great gift for your friend, especially when she knows it was handcrafted by you.

    Blessings & Aloha!
    (Thanks for commenting on my post :o) Yes, I think it is so amazing that someone invented the threader thingy for sewing machines!)

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  8. O yes, I love it too. It will be such a surprise. : )

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  9. Hmmm that thingee does nothing for me sorry ....

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  10. wow that looks great!!! as for your treasure, yes, keep it for yourself!!!
    xx

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  11. Hi darlin,

    Hope all is well with you. Wow what a HUGE move for Steve to move up from Palmy, hope he is enjoying the move.

    In regards to 'the wedding' I really must do an update, but at this stage I am not getting married and am very happy with that decision. As much as I thought it was what I wanted, I realised that I have changed during the seperation made new friends etc, and just don't know if I want to 'go back' so to speak. So we are friends for now and I think that works best. (certainly what I'm happier with).

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  12. Anonymous9:59 PM

    Call the thingy a bitzer. Like the dog. Bitzer this and bitzer that! That is a form of crazy quilting isn't it? Have you ever seen kittyandmedesigns.blogspot.com ? The lady does some beautiful crazy quilting. I am going to have a crack at it on a plain purple cushion cover I have, when I gather enough treasures to sew on it! WOMBAT

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  13. i had to giggle about you being happy about your thingie. everyone should be happy with their thingie lol hope you have a great day

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  14. Lovely thingee. Hope the flushes subside and you are feeling more comfy soon. Can't wait to see what other treasures you have found.

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  15. It's interesting, the thingie :)

    Cute stuff from the hospice shop

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  16. Don't they have hormone patches in your country? I keep telling you they work. I cannot stand to have hot flushes as you call them; dad gum power surges is what I call them. I break into a whole body sweat. My little patch on me belly fixes it purrfectly.

    I love the "thingee" and that name works for me. You are such an artist. Accolades applause and a nice sweaty hug!!!!

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