Monday, 2 April 2012

Springtime sewing

We seem to have gone from Spring to Summer right back to Winter, all in the blink of an eye.  We are forecast for snow tomorrow, I can hardly believe it!  It was nice to have the flip-flops out for a whole week...now it'll be back to thick winter coats and cosy boots!

Well, whatever the weather, it is Spring, and with Springtime comes Easter.  You can see here what treats I prepared for Joshua last Easter.  Of course I had to make him a few for this year too!  

I've been really busy lately so it's lucky that I started creating quite a few weeks ago.  The first thing I wanted to make was a Tilda lamb from the Crafting Springtime Gifts book. 


Isn't he cute?! I used lovely soft cream fleece for the body and sweet blue/white polka dots for the inner ears and heart on the tummy.


Tummy detail of a hand-appliqued heart.


For the face, I stitched on the mouth and used fabric pen for the eyes.

I also made up a batch of these bunny rabbit softies - my own design. 


Joshua specifically asked for a red one, so here it is....


I am also having a go at crocheting one of these little birdie decorations from Attic 24.  It's all made, I just need to stitch it up!

My mum has also been busy crocheting some food (fruit/veg) for Joshua - I'll do a crochet unveil in another post!

Usually for Easter I'd hide all of these little bits and pieces in the garden for Joshua to find, fingers crossed we don't have a garden covered in snow on Easter Sunday!


Linkin up to -


Sew Happy Geek

5 comments:

  1. Very cute lamb! But, I have to say, EVEN CUTER bunnies!!! I love them and their sweet little faces!!! :-)
    Carly
    x

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  2. these are all adorable! Happy Easter!

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  3. Oh my goodness, look at that little lamb, he's adorable, especially his little legs and hoofies! The rabbits are fab too, I'm particularly partial to their ears! x

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  4. Gorgeous makes! I have had that Tilda lamb on my to make list for the last three springtimes,I have the fabric ready too, shocking! Your freestyle bunnies are adorable too.
    Kandi x

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  5. Oh, so very cute! My daughter was exclaiming over your bunnies' cuteness factor! You obviously have a talent for what you do, so hang in there and keep at it. I know you'll make a success of your designs/sewing if you stay the course!

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