Monday, October 19, 2009

Special B'Day....

It was a special bloggers B'day on the 10th of this month and to celebrate I made her her very own one of these peg aprons....
I love how the whole front of the apron is one big pocket, how clever is that???

I also made a table runner (in her favourite colour, purple, of coarse) using this paper piecing tutorial...
This is the first time I've ever attempted anything like this and I'm so thrilled with how it turned out.... At first the process of paper piecing was SO extremely confusing but by the time I got to the last block in the series of 4 it was all starting to flow along just nicely... Don't you just love learning something new??? I do, especially when it actually works!!!

I hope you had a fantastic time on your special day Abby, I love you very much and am so proud to have you as my beautiful and ever inspiring sister...
Take Care :)


  1. Wonderful Jodie--you did great! Happy Birthday to Abby; I'm sure she will love her gifts!
    I have done paper piecing but really get frustrated with it. Your tablerunner turned out fantastic! The apron is fun and I may make one like that for me!

  2. Very lucky sister! That apron is adorable -- and your paper piecing looks perfect!

  3. what gorgeous pressies!!!!!
    I haven't had a go at paper piecing so you are very brave!!!!

  4. What wonderful pressies you made for your wonderful sister. I hope she had a fantastic birthday. I love the table runner, just gorgeous in that purple, and the apron looks rather cute.

  5. What a lovely gift - will have to earmark that tutorial for the apron - I think that I could put one of those to good use.

  6. *BLUSH* what a sweet post and such a surprise!! I loved everything right down to the pompom flowers. However I think the boys love the apron more than the mama.... they think the pocket is choc-a-block full of surprises!! Thanx for rocking my bday ;)

  7. Happy birthday to your very lucky sister those are lovely gifts made from the heart !

  8. that's such a great apron. well done. you deserve internet clapping for that one (clap, clap, clap!)

  9. Wow - I love that peg apron - it's such a clever idea. I have no doubt that Abby felt quite spoilt on her birthday.
    Hope the weather has settled down a bit for you guys and that you are enjoying some nice spring weather now.


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