Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Ten new designs @ $3 each!

No, I haven't been stitching myself silly, but it sure might sound as though I have with that post title! 
In fact, most of these 'new' designs have been sitting waiting for me to share them since early this year, and I thought it was about time I let them out of hiding and gave them centre stage. (You didn't know my designs have their own secret personalities that just love to be seen, did you?) Well they have been crying out to me this week to let them shine, so today I gave in. 
You may have seen a few sneak peeks months ago, and a couple of them you may recognise because they are re-vamped older designs of mine (we all  need a new frock at times, don't we!?), but today you not only see the whole project but if you'd like to make one (or two or three...) they are available now in my Etsy Shop at the introductory price of $3 AUD each ($3.31 USD) until the end of the week when they will revert to my regular $4 price per pattern.
May I present...

*Botanical* - a raw edge machine appliqued table centre featuring the lovely birds from the Rural Jardin fabric range. This design could easily be used as a cushion too if you like...
*Charmed* - an embroidered and pieced table runner, using charm squares and white homespun in the different (for me!) colour scheme of black, red and white...
*Cottage Garden Roses* - a beautiful design embroidered on linen and embellished with a favourite brooch. The design would translate easily to a bag or cushion as well...
*'On The Garden Fence' Tea Cosy* - self-covered buttons and faux tea bag tags add to the summery stitched design! I previously sold the stitchery on it's own in 2009, but it's much nicer dressed up in the cosy and ready for afternoon tea or a morning cuppa!
*Linen Rose Sewing Trio* - I used a redwork design of mine from last year and embellished the loveliest piece of linen to create this sewing set. There is something so special about linen and red thread together, but this set could be made in many and varied colour schemes and fabrics. It's also a great pattern for a beginner...
 *Love in a Basket* vintage framed stitchery - this block design originally began life as 1/2 of my Shabby Country Roses duo, but now I have made the design larger and tweaked it a little so that I could give it a new home in a vintage white frame I found at the op-shop. The addition of jumbo ric rack and some simple piecing around the block make this design even nicer than it was in the beginning. Hope you'll agree!
*Love is the Window to a Home* cushion cover - this is a favourite design of mine because the sentiment is straight from my heart. The little design on the front of the cushion is actually a mini quilt, all bound too, and attached with vintage buttons. The cover is lined and finished with binding around the top opening and calico ties folded to long bows...
*Our Wedding* photo album cover - I designed this as a new cover for our own wedding album which had weathered badly over the past 19 years. It had a real retro feel after I added the vintage styled cotton lace to compliment the 'Aunt Grace' 1930's repro fabrics, but still carried my signature Shabby Roses stitchery. It's not quite your normal wedding album! Unique indeed...
*Sprinkle Love On Your Heart* wallhanging - this is the other 1/2 of Shabby Country Roses, again given new life in a larger and slightly tweaked design, but now made up into a wall hanging with sweet sentiment along top and bottom. This would also make up just as lovely in a cushion, bag, or larger pieced project...
...and lastly...
*Retro Kitchen Set* - this is the apron and two tea towels set I had published in the American magazine STITCH. As this magazine is not widely found in Australia I decided to offer the design for my fellow Aussies and those in countries also unable to purchase STITCH easily. 

These 10 PDF patterns are available today in my Etsy Shop HERE for just $3 each, but only till Friday night when they will join the rest of my non-quilt patterns at their regular price of $4 each.

Have a lovely week!!


  1. Wow, you really show what you did today! They are all very pretty, good job Jenny!

  2. Wow you have been busy Jenny! Well done, they are lovely,

  3. Ooooooooh these are lovely! I think I will have to give one (or two) to my mum as a belated mother's day gift! I was WONDERING what to give! Thanks, Jenny!!!

  4. They are all wonderful, Jenny!!

  5. Sweet--each and every one. I don't think anyone could choose just one...they'll buy them all!

  6. Hi Jenny!!!! lovely desaings
    kisses for you ♥♥♥

  7. Love all your new patterns Jenny, espcially the Cottage Garden Roses and your On The Garden Fence stitchery. :0)

  8. Mmm mmm you do such cute work! I love that tea cozy.

  9. Wow - I think I found my next ten projects - gorgeous Jenny!

  10. What gorgeous designs. I'm just catching up after some down time. Must get stitching again. I've herded all my blogs together in one place so please pop over and see me at http://piecenpeace.blogspot.com

  11. Hi Yenny!!!!!!
    thank you thank you thank you very much!
    Today I received the book you sent me !
    is very beautiful I loved it, thanks a million again
    kisses for you
    see you soon!

  12. Catching up on the news over in your part of the world. You and hubby have been traveling alot. I enjoy seeing your trips too.
    Enjoyed seeing your first quilts.


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