Lest you think there has been nothing other than the baking of cakes around these parts I thought I would show you that as well as sitting on my backside in front of a sewing machine feeding myself with bread pudding I have actually done some sewing this week. First of all there were these two little book jackets made as samples for my class at The Settlement.
We are still working on some of the lovely patterns from Jenny Rolfe's book but instead of using the resulting fabric to make bags, this time it was turned into book jackets. We've only been working on this project for a couple of classes but already Margaret has finished her book pictured below.
Ann also finished hers and was delighted to have completed a project in class instead of having to do "homework".
And Jan, who is always speedy, managed to finish two book jackets, both pictured below.
As well as making book jackets for class I've also had a commission to cover a photograph album for my friend's new grandson and I finished that last night... without the benefit of bread pudding... didn't think I should risk greasy fingerprints on the silk!
Just a simple applique design of boats...
front and back!
Tomorrow I'm off to talk to the ladies of Horsham Embroiderer's Guild and on Saturday I'm teaching more book making but I'm sure I'll be back before too long... no doubt with more cake!