Sunday, 25 January 2009

Sewing, chaos & naughty cats!! Don't read this Jayne!!


It's official...... 'I hate bondaweb' (or what ever it's called!!!!)


Today is my day off & I planned to use this day to make my valentine swap gift... hence why Jayne shouldn't read this because she may take a peep!! I was all ready to go with my ironing board which hasn't seen the light of day for years.... I even brought a lovely CK cover years & years ago but it doesn't make me want to do it!!



Anyway back to the point..... I was already to use bondaweb for the first time when I realised the the webby bit had come away from the paper... is that normal??? Having traced my images from the CK 'Make' book I then tried to get them on the paper... I was using letters & forgot the mirror image!!!..... so I ended up in a right mess with bit's of fabric stuck to the ironing board cover but not to the fabric I wanted it stuck to..... Never again!!!








While all this was happening my cat was trying to get in my fabric bag on the sofa..... hope Jayne isn't allergic to cats!!...... & the other one was playing with the string hanging off the ironing board.... give me strength!!





(can you see my supply of Green & Black chocolate?? I hide it in my sewing bag so my OH doesn't eat it all!!!)


So I took a break & had roast Chicken then got out my new sewing machine. This will be the first time I used it & it's fab..... so many stitches.... I've always had a really old machine so it's all new to me. I like the zig zag stitch... I like the way the needle moves.... little things......!!!!


So I'm doing really well with the machine & ....... I ran out of red cotton!!! So I had to call it a day... just when I was having fun!!!


I think I should stick to my knitting in future.......

Talking of knitting..... I've set up a new blog called Kids knits (this is what my web site was called) & I've put a link on the side bar. People often ask if I sell my knitting so I don't think I'm being too cheeky!!!! Please take a look, I would like feedback good or bad. I have to email it to quite a few people next week...... I know the photo's aren't great, a friend did them for me because she had a really good camera!!!

18 comments:

  1. Thank you very much for my award, will get on to it later.
    Just had a quick look at your kids knits, love the mouse hat and booties.
    Take care
    Hugs
    Beki xxx

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  2. What a day for you!! ;-)
    Looking forward to seeing your 'for sale' items ;-)

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  3. Hi Joe,
    Love that furry friend of yours! Your website looks good and I just LOVE those hats, in particular. If I had a small one, I would definitely be buying one (two, three etc)! So glad you are liking your new machine.
    Hen x

    P.S. Thanks for the awards - can't remember if I've said that yet or not?

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  4. I just saw the bootees too, tooo cute! You clever lady!

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  5. Hi Josie
    Bondaweb only 'lives' for 6 months or so. I found out the hard way - about 2 months ago when I tried to use some of my 12 month old 2 metre piece!! Such a waste. I have now gone over to 'steam a seam'. It's much better and it lasts. I live in Exmouth and the nearest place that sells it is in Axminster? But you can buy it on e-bay.
    Good Luck
    Mary

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  6. Hi hun!
    Better day today?

    Love your house...so cute!
    Cat...ditto!

    Sorry about the bondaweb....how annoying!
    Hope you get sorted for your swap!

    xxxxx

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  7. thankyou for the award!
    your cats so cute!
    sounds like you have had fun....hehe

    ill go and have a look at your other blog now

    rachel
    x

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  8. What a day you had! But how lovely your ironing area looks! And how gorgeous your cat looks too.
    I have a secret stash of chocolate too - but I'm a galaxy gal! LOL. My children discovered my secret stash a while ago, and now they think it's only fair if they have secret stashes! Oh dear.
    I find bondaweb tricky as well and don't use it often. x

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  9. Just taken a look at your knits - wow, you are clever. If mine were tiny, I'd have loved a mouse hat. They are so sweet. x

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  10. You have an award waiting for you! XX

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  11. Want to email amd tell me all about it?xx

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  12. I hate bondaweb too, can't seem to get it in the place I want and always end up with it all over my iron, grr!

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  13. Hello hun...read the email and messaged back....also I'm sending you a cheerful parcel....sending it to work...so it will brighten your day....((((hugs))))

    Melxxxx

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  14. i feel exactly the same about most haunted!
    i used to love it!especially round the series with david wells!
    its certainly not as good as it used to be =(

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