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Monday 30 December 2013

December's Birthday Love Stash

The end of the month - and the end of the year has come around remarkably quickly!!
Time to reveal my birthday make of the month (which has been given) and to reveal some of the items that I made for Christmas presents and which have now hopefully all been seen by their recipients!

First though the birthday presents I made for my mother

This little wrist bag was a request and I copied one that she already had.

I thought that she would also like one of these bucket bags so I made one using the same fabric as the wrist bag. The pattern is by Lisa Lam and is in the 'Bag Making Bible'.


Now a few pictures of Christmas presents. First, three pairs of placemats.

And a book cover.

This will be my last post now until we return to France next week.

I would like to wish you all a very Happy, Healthy and Peacefull New Year and look forward to reading all your blogs in 2014.

Lin xx


  1. Heh, looks like you've been busy, lovely gifts!! But some of your photos are blank, LOL, Carli

  2. Beautiful gifts Lin ,I bet your mom loved those bags and the placemats are wonderful too . Happy New Year!

  3. Lovely, lovely gifts. Your bags are so pretty in that fabric and that book cover is great.


  4. Very lovely gifts. I especially like your book cover!

  5. What wonderful gifts you've created! I love the book cover-the fabric that you chose and how you embellished it. Best wishes on a happy, healthy, and creative 2014,

  6. Hello Lin - these are such lovely gifts - I do love the shape of the bag for your Mum - I'm sure she loves it!
    Have a wonderful 2014 & I look forward to keeping in touch with your sewing & life adventures! x

  7. OOoh I just love your "bucket" bag! Lovely gifts with all the other items too! :)

  8. Beautiful December gifts Lin, they will bring lots of smiles!


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