Saturday, July 6, 2013

Aren't these lovely?!

Once again I've taken some time to browse the internet for clever and inspiring ideas from other bloggers that I can share with you...

If you're a seaside lover, you might like to make THIS free seahorse cushion from the Matsutake Blog...

AnaZard has made a beautiful use of her leftover selvedge edges in this simply sweet needlebook. I'm all inspired to make one of my own now...

Dottie Angel always finds a unique way to display doilies, and this one is her best yet. All you need are little pots of plants and a nail to hang them on - and doilies of course!

Do you make dolls? Ulla of Ulla's Quilt World has shared this free pattern and tutorial to make her pretty little Angel Doll...

Do you love all things British? I do, and especially Union Jack stuff, so THIS tutorial from Lily's Quilts for a Union Jack tea cosy is going to be made!

If you really do like Union Jack type projects, you can follow my own tutorial for a raw edged Union Jack cushion from 2010...

A year later I made another one in pretty shabby chic colours, this time with folded edges...

And finally this week, something yummy to eat!
How about a very quick and simple Cinnamon Bun in a mug?
This is definitely on the menu this week. 
The recipe can be found HERE.

Enjoy your Saturday!


  1. Jenny, thanks for sharing those ideas with us. I love the use of the selvages.

  2. Hi Jenny, thanks so much for sharing a few of new ideas that you have found. Really love the little angel....will be so cute on the Christmas tree this coming year...and I think I've gain about 10lbs just looking at that cinnamon bun in a mug....yummie!
    xx Shari

  3. Gracias por poner los enlaces, el caballito de mar es precioso!!! bsts

  4. Jenny, you always share such great ideas. I love the needlebook & am going to get busy on one.
    And the buns look diveine!

  5. You are such a dear for sharing these wonderful links. This is why I love much inspiration and generous sharing. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

  6. Thanks for all the inspiration! May have to try my hand at that angel. And definitely the cinnamon roll in a mug--love love love cinnamon rolls.

  7. Thanks for sharing new ideas Jenny, I'm loving that needle book.

  8. Otimas idéias! Obrigada!
    Um abraço!

    Excelent ideas! Thank you!

  9. So many gorgeous projects. Thanks for sharing them with us Jenny.

  10. Hi Jenny! Thank you so much for posting my Cinnamon Bun in Mug recipe, that made my day. :] I hope you like it!

  11. That Cinnamon Bun in a Mug looks amazing and so does that seahorse. Talented all over the place...thanks for sharing.

  12. I love your quilts/crafts! It's so nice to meet quilters all around the world! :)
    Ulla's Quilt World
    Hugs, Ulla

  13. Such wonderful finds-thank you-loving the needlecase and the doilie and plants too I like


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