Wednesday, 27 November 2019

2019 Wk 48 - and breathe

I *think* I have recovered all the lost photos (or in a few cases removed blog evidence of them!) 

That's a few days of my life I wont get back but I'm glad I put in the effort!  I do like my little blog!!!

I can say the same about this gorgeous pair of finger-less gloves (being digitally challenged I do prefer mittens or finger-less loves to normal gloves!)

Jackie has knotted me some lovely pairs over the years and they are my every-day gloves but this pair was bought in Norway by a cousin several years ago and are my posh set.  Unfortunately they had perished in a few places, and this year I have finally mended them


Not excellent but better than holes - there were six places they needed mending!

I have bought some felted sheets and plan to line them and attached them to the felt, partly for warmth and partly so I don't pull on the knitting and risk them falling apart anywhere else!!

The pouch that was being "born" in the last post is now in use.  There are a number of vinyl pockets so it's spend a few days under a cutting mat to flatten it, but it's now a hexie project bag.

A place for needles, wonder clips and thread, and a zipped pocket for templates


A zipped pocket for strips of hexies attached to each other (let's say the large yellow area is decorative, not that I miscalculated the vinyl measurements!)


a big zipped pocket for tacked hexies


and a big zipped pocket for fabric, with elastic bands for holding the growing project

  and two grab handles so it can be taken out with me

4 comments:

  1. Well done on recovering the photos and the mending. I love the new pouch

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  2. Your mittens look great! Just right for you! And I love your colour choices!
    The felt sounds a good idea too, it should make them nice and cosy.
    Fabulous project bags! I love those bright colours! Isn’t it great to be able to make something exactly to your own requirements!
    Well done. Glad to hear you’ve sorted the photo problem, what a relief!
    Hugs,
    Barbara xx

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  3. Is this what's happening to the photos on my long-neglected blog? Big gaping holes now....
    Good on you for taking the time!
    I've been sick since getting back from Japan so a bit slower than normal. I have one vendor show next Saturday and then I can relax and enjoy Christmas for the first time in 30 years. You may even get a Christmas Card from me. ( or not, if too much relaxing is done). Making Mini Santa hats today (for wine bottle decoration) and tomorrow, I will make candy biplanes.

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  4. So pleased that you've got all your photos back.
    The mittens look beautiful - I can see why you'd want to repair them.
    Fab project binder too - looks perfect for your hexies!
    Hope that you can get back to proper sewing now that your photos aren't going to be taking up your time! xxx

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