Congratulations to ......
Jeannie, you put in such an effort with 5 entries in February's Challenge, so I wasn't surprised when Slicer pulled out the winning name from Blossom's tea cup this morning! Congratulations!! Email me with your address and I'll be posting this parcel off to you tomorrow!
Some lovely fabric from French General's "Rural Jardin' and a gift I made for the winner - this sweet rainbird lavender sachet!
Congratulations to everyone who entered the Challenge - how amazing you all are with your ideas!!
In January I had a new design published in Creating Country Threads...
' JUST NESTING' is the perfect design for the Northern Hemisphere's return of Spring!
I can happily report that I now have this made up as a PDF pattern pack for you to purchase HERE through my Etsy shop, or just click on the photo in my left hand side-bar.
The PDF pattern contains a full list of materials, threads and notions required, complete instructions for making 'Just Nesting', PLUS colour photographs to guide you, design templates for tracing, and reverse templates for the applique pieces!
I will email the pattern pack to you within 24 hours of purchase, worldwide.
My sweet friend Allie has already made her own, simpler version, and I love it!! It's a great example of how you take a design and tweak it to become your very own signature piece. :-)
Isn't her background fabric perfect!
Now...the Challenge for March!
What could it be??
The 5" Charm Square Challenge!!
I know a number of my fellow Gum Tree Designers have burgeoning piles of charm square packs adoring their fabric stashes, and I personally found them fun to work with last month, so I thought perhaps you've got some at home to play with as well.
You can use only 5 inch charm squares, and you can use no more than 20 in your Challenge project.
The winner will be drawn on April 1st, and as I hear envious longing in many of your comments after I've shown you what I bought at *that* shop, I'm going to send the winner a ceramic bird (the same as the two I bought myself the other day), and one of those gorgeous shabby pink and white tea towels I bought a while back.
Now, what are you going to make?
Be sure to leave a comment on my blog during the month with a link to a photo on your blog - you can make as many challenge projects as you like. Every different project made will be one entry.
(If you make 5 of the same tea towels that will only count as 1 entry)