Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Christmas Gift Making

I have been busy getting some last minute gifts completed!

My sister decided she wanted a pyramid door stop...



Firstly, I made myself one as a prototype......



It's filled with rice and dried lavender!

And then I made a slightly larger one for Helen....


I lined this one to make it more sturdy!



Then, yesterday, I whipped up a journal cover for a friend using this tutorial...









And finally, this was 'adapted' from a printed hoop I saw in "Typo" recently!


The heart is a little wonky, naive perhaps.....



I may still add some blanket stitch around the letters and 


 running stitch around the outside edge?


This might, also, be my next giveaway....


Interested?


Happy days!

SUZ

11 comments:

  1. Love the blue pyramid and your notebook cover is beautiful.

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  2. great job on all of them - lucky recipients!

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  3. Love the pyramid door stop! Aren't you clever! I have one door that refuses to stay open - so weird. The journal cover is very nice and I really like that fabric!!! Your LOVE hoop is adorable - very cute idea :)

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  4. The door stoppers are a great idea and yours look so delightful. Love the covered journal, too.
    Cute little hoop! All those little gifts are falling in to place!

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  5. Very cool door stops!! Better than using a gumboot which I do sometimes. You're hoop is so LOVEly, hee hee , I bet you knew I'd say that.

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  6. Love the door stops. You have reminded that I have two little embroidery rings that I bought as display frames. Yours looks great.

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  7. Oooo I am interested. I love that hoop idea. Very cute!!

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  8. Each of these projects are lovely! I may have to make a door stop like that, I use a book for my sewing room door and yours is much prettier than a book.

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  9. I love your hand made gifts. The doorstop looks great and I love journal covers. The hoop will look great!

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  10. I love all your handmade gifts, each one is special. Love the tape measure ribbon you used too! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas.
    Helen x

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