Friday, 27 May 2011

Long time no see lol!

Sorry I've been MIA for a little while - I've had a project or 6 that I've been working on, but had to keep a secret until now as the people they were a surprise for have my blog addy lol! So now they all have them - I can show you!
Some of you will know my Dad's been in hospital...and his nurses did such a good job that he wanted to give them a thank you gift! So he asked me to make each of them a bag, as some of them had seen the one I made my Mum for Mother's Day and said they liked it!
And here they are - all six of them lol! 






By all accounts they were very pleased with them, so yay! I'm glad I was able to do something nice for them after the great way they looked after my Dad!

Also, remember my post with the photoshopped Farbenmix Vida dress? Well, I finally got it made! Yay me! 
Here it is.....I'm so happy with it - I think it's the most ambitious single item I've made since I started sewing!

The back of the dress....
 and the front! 
I think I'm going to have a weekend off now lol! 

Thanks for looking, hope you have a great long weekend! 

xxx
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8 comments:

  1. Wow, what lovely bags. I'll bet those nurses were sooo happy to get them. Well done you.
    Oooooo that dress is pretty. Wish I could make a dress but noone to put it on and while I let Ian have tea parties with a gruffalo I do very much draw the line on a dress hehe xx

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  2. those lucky nurses. those bags are so great. I just wanted to say thank you for your sweet comment on our blog. it brought me to "happy" tears because it was so sweet.. thanks again

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  3. You are so talented its unreal!! Gorgeous stuff hunnie <3

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  4. Aww thank you all, what lovely things to say! I really appreciate all your kind words! xxx
    Emma we have a Gruffalo fan here as well, and I wish I had a little girl to sew for too, but at least I have friends with girls so I get to sew for them lol!

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  5. wOw to these, I got here through Vicky Davis Facebook...do you sell the bags? would love to have one of these for my NIkon !

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  6. Hello Mrs. Peel! I remember you from DST! (I was/am Roxy over there lol!)

    I do sell these handbags, (or ones very similar, anyway lol!) but I am currently working on a camera bag pattern which will be all properly padded, and with dividers etc. As soon as it's ready to produce, I can let you know! x

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  7. hi there, i would just like to say a big thank you to you all for my gift .it was beautiful :-) I'm Sarah one of the HCA's that looked after your dad and i very much hope he is doing well and still smiling. Please say hello to both him and your mum for me ,tell your dad we miss him ;-). and once again thanks im very grateful xx

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  8. Aww thank you Sarah, I'm so glad you liked it! Thank you so much for all you did for my Dad - he's doing well and still smiling! I'll tell him and Mum you asked after them, and thank you again for everything! xxx

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