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Wednesday, 1 June 2011

working wednesday

It was my Mum's birthday this week. She told me she didn't want a present. She wanted me to make her a cover for a small table of hers. She told me this three days before her birthday. No hurry she said.


I had this ready made cover that she might very well have passed onto me herself at some point.
So I did a bit of this...


..and a bit of that...


...and made this.

The patches and binding are from the "silk" that my husband brought me back from a trip to Thailand. He brought me back metres and metres of it in three different colours. I think they saw him coming as it looks very silky but I haven't heart heart to tell him that is as far as it goes.


Anyway, Mum was happy which is good. I am happy because this arrived in the post today.



I actually BOUGHT myself some fabric.

4 comments:

  1. Lovely!

    Your story reminds me of BSP loving a quilt I made out of parachute silk so much that I had to hand it over. And now BSP tells everyone who will listen about the indestructible properties of parachute silk.

    Like you, I haven't the heart to say "parachute silk isn't actually silk, dearest". And now it's gone too far too long.

    Eh. BSP is happy. That's what counts.

    Your table topper is lovely!

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  2. Nice birthday present! So good of you to get it done in time too. I love your new solids. The golden one looks so good with the other shades.

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  3. I really like how that came out, just a touch of color and beautiful fabric. Today I took out all my old fabrics from the chest and washing it. Then I can see what I have and use in art pieces.

    Debbie

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  4. What a wonderful idea ! and a marvelous achievement . I love how it looks on the table...beautiful.

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