This is a Pen Roll and book holder. This was made really quickly to give me an idea of what it would be like. It is okay! Next time I will make it a little smaller and also use better ribbon and different coloured thread to contrast the pen holders. I would also make the flap fold over so it is not so bulky.
As the blog suggest I do make 'other stuff' - very much in the makeydo style - homespun and a little wonky
These are some coaster I made using my free sewing needle for the first time. I really like them and they are often used. I can not claim the idea though - it came out of a book like most of my makes.
This is an idea I took from the Internet. The children are always collecting stone hearts or heart shaped objects for me. This is my Jar of Hearts (like the song) - It is a handy way to keep them. Previous to this they were lying around the house or glue stuck to photo frames. If I feel blue it always brings a little smile
This is my youngest's (11) idea. She wanted to make a beach bag out of some material I had bought some time ago as it was cheap.
The front or back
The back or front
I cut out the pieces and directed her how to sew them together which she did. I think she made an excellent job. I finished off the bottom because she wanted a square base to the bag and a little bird had told me how to achieve this but until now did not have the nerve to attempt it.