Oh no, I’m 5 – 0

Yes It’s happened – I am now half a century old..never mind!!

My special mate Tracy surprised me with a workshop birthday present.  We have been learning about quilting these past few months and both fancy trying free-hand embroidery on the machine.  So my birthday prezzie was for us both to go to a workshop at Frank Nutt in Kings Heath, Birmingham.  I bought my last sewing machine from there and didn’t even know they had workshops upstairs.

Angela Attwood was out tutor. A lovely lady with bucket loads of talent.  There were 3 to make and we chose the robin.
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First up was the branches using the free motion – Woohoo that was fun to do!!!

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Then we appliquéd the Robin – which we have done before and enjoy.

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Then we hand stitched the berries, beak and feet and sewed on the eye bead.

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Finally we attached it to the back using blanket stitch.

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Hey presto – 2 little robins for our homes……. thanks Tracy I loved my birthday prezzie.

More photos from our day

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A couple more sewing related birthday prezzies…..

Thankyou my lovely friend Clare for the picture you made to hang above my sewing table.

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I love all the little quotes..

and thankyou to my lovely friend Jane…

a signed copy of Stewart’s book

Me and Tracy have met Stuart a couple of times before – we love him..!!

Happy sewing – Carol xxx

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About carol

I love sewing.....it's as simple as that!
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2 Responses to Oh no, I’m 5 – 0

  1. Jan Nickerson says:

    What lovely gifts! The applique is beautiful.

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  2. caroljfaulkner says:

    Thankyou. It’s very relaxing x

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