Spicing up the kitchen swap

I thought I’d post a quick note on my new laptop to see how easy it is to use. I’ve spent most of the weekend doing battle with my nemesis the paper pattern. This time it’s for my partner in the Spicing up the kitchen swap It was actually going quite swimmingly until stage 5 and then I think the author of the pattern reverted to ancient Greek because I can’t make head nor tail of what I’m supposed to do next. Ah well, I’ll call the Oracle (aka Mum) tomorrow and see if she can translate for me πŸ™‚

Here are a few photos of my work so far. Iron poised at the ready to make binding.

Bib bound and ready to go.

Close up of the complementary bindings.

Three layers ready to take on a new life πŸ™‚

I love this fabric by Sandi Henderson and I think it goes beautifully with the fabrics I’ve used for the binding (sorry I can’t remember what they are as I’ve had them a long time).

Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to complete my battle and arise victorious…..too dramatic?!

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Spicing up the kitchen swap

  1. Yvonne says:

    Lol! What are you like? Sounds to me like they are making it more complicated than they need to! It's looking lovely, the fabrics are beautiful and when you are finished you'll be so pleased with yourself. And your partner will be thrilled with it. πŸ™‚

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s