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Saturday, 17 March 2012

Mothers Day Gifts




Long time no post....
lots and lots of distractions lately,some good some not so good. I've not felt like making a card in a wee while,not like me at all, but I have taken up sewing. I adore pretty printed fabrics,like I adore lovely papers and anything miniature, so I'm exploring other crafting projects.
Had a bit of bad news as I'm being made redundant from my job at the church after 11 years , money is in short supply for the Methodist Church on all fronts ,so bye bye Jane. It has caused a big upset for many people as it wasn't just my job but my place of worship and my second home, the Church people are my friends so the decision was hard.
Anyway I thought I would share the 2 Scottie Dogs, I have sewn for my Mum and Mother in Law for Mothers day. The materials where fat quarters,bought from Lady Heyes Cheshire. The ribbons ,bells and roses from my stash.
The patern is a free down load by a wonderful American blogger, Jenny at Allsorts and the link is here.
They are so fun and easy to make, the ones here are the flat ones with 2 legs but I have also made a 3d felt one with 4 legs, I will show this at a later date.
They are now wrapped ,the tags are stamped with nitwit stamps,free gift with simply homemade mag.

Challenges entered:
Love to Create : about the Ladies

Tip Top Tuesday: Mothers Day

My Mums Craft Shop : Mums the word

Creative Inspiration : something for Mum

enjoy your weekend and I'll visit your blogs soon. janex

9 comments:

Doreen said...

I love these little dogs Jem. I am also sorry to here you are losing your job.xxx

Diane J said...

Oh these are so sweet, you have inspired me to make one myself... I have some beautiful floral fabric that would be idea for these gorgeous gifts. Love Diane xx

pinky said...

They are adorable Jane, you need to make more and get them onto etsy!! Sad news on the job front, I know how much you loved that place. I did get your email, flagged it so I wouldn't forget to reply and guess what I forgot lol. Will email you tonight.

Katina said...

Oh Jane, I'm so sorry to hear your news. No wonder you haven't felt like making cards!

Your little doggies are fabulous. I think you should do what Pinky suggests. You never know - as one door closes ...

Sending you a big hug,
xxx

Zenita Smith said...

So sorry to hear about your job. I'm sure the decision was a hard one for them to make.
The little doggies will make a delightful gift and I'm sure they will love them. Thank you for joining us at Love to Create.
Zenita

Gaynor said...

Gorgeous little dogs, so sorry to hear about your job, hope you have a lovely mother's Day, thank you for joining our challenge at MMCS, good luck, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT xx

Jacki Randolph said...

Too, too cute! Thank you so much for joining us at Love to Create this week :-)

Crafty and Green said...

Adorable! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Love to Create Challenge!

Many Blessings,
Tina

Deneen said...

What a great Mother's Day project, lovingly sewn by hand. Thanks for joining the Mother's Day/Buddy Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.