We will have two weeks of show and tell as there is a lot to show you! I hope you are inspired with new ideas and also some tips on keeping costs down with your crafts as I include those where I can.
First we have Kathy. She has been knitting...
I am always impressed with knitting socks as turning corners is mind blowing to me!
Well done they are beautiful!
Kathy also makes up earrings as gifts. She finds she can usually make them for $1 a pair as she looks for old jewellery to take apart and re make and this is a great source of beautiful and unique beads.
Kathy also said using clear fishing line is great for bracelets and necklaces as it is super strong and so cheap! These are so pretty and such a personal gift.
Jane has been busy and completed a rug which is a gift ...
To me this is something that someone would have their whole life so they will always remember being given this!
With Jane's gardening she saves seeds. She has been making gorgeous seed packets from pretty paper to package them up in a gift worthy way...
I love this idea! And seeds are a great present and something to post in an envelope which is an added bonus. Seeds can also be sold as Sewingcreations does.
Jane also made a babies sun hat...
Beautiful work Jane as always!
Cookie has also been busy. She has been making purses from her husbands old jeans! You would not believe a pretty purse could come from jeans but take a look...
Cookie made a whole series of these. So beautiful!
Cookie says she has become addicted to grub roses. I agree they are fun to do, beautiful and embellish so many things in a gorgeous way.
Next we have Tanya. She has been sewing. She is also very busy homeschooling and has eight children. You are amazing Tanya!
Her little boys love anything with camouflage print!
My girls loved skirts like these... I love the ric rack braid edging too....
Well done Tanya! I know that children love it when Mum makes something especially for them. Beautiful.
Teresa made great progress on her gift cupboard with some amazing buys i.e. kids pencils for 10c a dozen. Into the cupboard they went! She also fancied up a lotion bottle to make it a beautiful present.
I thought how this idea could be used for anything we might make up with essential oils too and that we could save and reuse pump packs or the foamy pumps and make them over for gifting.
Thank you Teresa!
I will post more next week! If you have photos you would like to send in then email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
So far the week is going well! We have had beautiful days and have rain coming. I got all my washing done and dry yesterday just in time.
I hope your week is going well!
I am still responding to comments in Monday's post. Thank you to everyone who shared there. I have a list of things to research as a result.
See you on Friday! xxx