Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Hey! I finished something!!

This is the finished floor cushion! Yipee! It's app. 28" square, just big enough for both kids to sit on -although Ask is certain it is his! I may have to make one more, to keep the peace :)

Also, I started quilting my 8two8 quilt. I am really happy to be doing some FMQ again. It's so relaxing :) I would like to be able to quilt grids, though....one day!
I won't be able to finish it this week, because this weekend my sister invited the whole family to Legoland!
Needless to say, we are all very excited about going :)
Viola wanted to make a present for my sister to say thank you, so today we made this handbag for her. Viola chose the pattern (I gave her 3 options) and the button, and I chose the fabrics. The outer fabric is from Marimekko sent to me by my friend Anne, and the lining is a Michael Miller print.
The pattern is Half-Moon Handbag from Keyka Lou Patterns, and it is really easy to follow. I made this bag in 2 hours :) Viola is filling it with drawings, necklaces "diamonds" and other treasures.
It should be loved :)
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13 comments:

mathea said...

The cushion is great. I would have done like Ask and adopted it if I were there ;-)
It looks like your quilting is going well too - I am looking forward to seeing the quilt finished (but I DO know it takes time - I'm taking a break from mine today). And last, but not least - I love the bag - but then I've already mentioned that over on Flickr ;-)

Lori said...

it’s beautiful! :^)

Jackie said...

Love the hexie cushion! The bag is just adorable thanks for the link!

Marie' said...

Love, Love, Love the hex pillow!!!

Fiesta said...

Tine I love your hexie cushion. It looks just like my hexagon quilt.

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Love the bag - I will have to check that pattern out - i could use a new bag for spring! I love the hexaon floor cushion - so bright and cheerful. Enjoy your trip to legoland - my son would love to go there:)

Messy Karen said...

love the scrappy cushion. lots of funny fabrics all mixed up. nice finish.

Melissa said...

That floor cushion is gorgeous!

Melanie said...

The cushion is utterly fabulous Tine! Love love love the bright colours. Oh my that bag is so sweet.

I hope you have a lovely time in Legoland. I've heard that it is fabulous and much better than the one we have in the UK in Windsor.

anne from finland said...

Hi Tine! The cushion is great! I don´t wonder at all, why Ask wants to have it!!!! The bag you´ve made is lovely! I wish you have a nice time in Legoland!! We did, when Kalle was small and also with the daughters many, many years ago...

ladydi said...

What fun for your sister to get a beautiful new bag not only made with love, but filled with love! Your hexagon cushion is beautiful, and it's good to know that Ask has such good taste. Your quilting looks great! Legoland sounds very cool - I've seen photos of the amazing things people create out of Legos, like a life size giraffe!! I hope you'll be able to take some pictures. :>}

Rachael Rabbit said...

I seriously love that cushion.

Danielle said...

I LOVE the hexagon pillow and the Marimekko bag !!!