Nov 1, 2015

Reuse of a can and the box...Part 3

This is the one made this time.

I am going to put this box of the slightly large size near a sewing machine.

I found a swan today in a far-off field. They think that they spend it here from now on until next spring.

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Oct 31, 2015

Happy Halloween 

I finally made Jack-o'-Lantern today

Prairie Schooler

Birds of a feather
Dancing on the Moon

Prairie Schooler

Birds of a Feather
Octobre Birthday Cat

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Oct 18, 2015

needle book 3

It’s been a while, I made a needle book.

Prairie schooler
Book 168
Excerpt of part

The whole of 9 is here
The whole sampler in 12 months is here.

It was comfortable fine autumn weather today.

I think it was also nice was blasted hydrangea

 This is hay of OOUBAYURI.

 The husk after the seed disappears has unique shape.

I want to collect this in the woods, and to make the lease.

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Oct 4, 2015

IKURA&NAGAIMO .......In autumn

One of the pleasure of the autumn is harvest.
The salmon fishing receives the season near the town where I live.
Salmon is called AKIAJI here.     AKI means autumn and AJI means the taste.
The salmon is exactly a taste of autumn.
Do you eat IKURA?
I heard that there were a lot of countries where it did not eat IKURA.
IKURA which put topping to steaming rice is like the ruby.

I purchase IKURA, and I make soy sauce pickles every week in this season.

This is NAGAIMO field.

This scenery reminds me of the scene of the maze of the hedge of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire of the movie.

I started the production of the ornament at Christmas.
I have made this design with present use to friends before.
This time, I want to make it from primitive feeling.

Christmas Angel Ornaments ~ Birds Of A Feather

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Sep 20, 2015

Easy recipe....Pocket tissue cover

Very easily, a pocket tissue cover can be made.
I'm not good at English, so I explain with a picture.

The cloth is prepared.

I have added the cloth which did a cross stitch. 
Of course all the same cloth is OK.

Cloths sew and match it. In addition, the fold mark is put with the iron.
It folds according to the fold mark.

This is the state seen from the side.

Between 2 folds and 5 folds,  careful not to be a gap 

sew up the sides.

It's turned over.


There is also a pocket in the back.

The one of the stripe of the first photograph added the lace tape .
I think that you can make various covers with your idea.

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Sep 9, 2015

Pincushions of wooden cups

They are  cover of  legs of the old sewing machine.
About this container, I wrote it at the last post.
I made pincushions with those.

The pattern was made by myself.
I didn't have the software to make the pattern, so Excel was used.

Sunset was very beautiful today. 
Have a wonderful tomorrow.

Sep 3, 2015

Wooden pot

In this shop, I bought the wooden pot introduced in the last post.
Externals of this shop are like the warehouse.
However, The inside of a store comes for me to want to stay even how long.


This is a cover of  legs of the old sewing machine.

In Japan the life using the tatami mat was ever most.
The furniture with the leg attached a leg cover to protect a tatami mat.
Can you see that the part of the edge of this pot becomes dented two places?
This is to stop the caster. 
I think I'll make a pincushion using this. A bottom part is stable, so it's because it seems  easy to use.

They are  Tsumami-zaiku (KANZASHI) that my daughter produced. 
These are a suitable sizes for use as scissor fob.  

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Sep 1, 2015


The works which finished a stitch.
I was doing that while putting finished goods in the box put in.
I finally framed them the other day.
They had stitched many years ago.

Pineberry Lane   Fancey Blackett & The Harvest Dance
Fabric:birds of a feather 32t Nightingale
Fibers: Recommended DMC   ....... I used the different color for several parts.
One strand of floss over two threads of linen.

Pineberry Lane
Autumn on Marigold Lane
Fabric:Lakeside Linens 36ct Navy Bean
Fibers: Recommended Gentle Art & WDW   ...... I used the different color for several parts.
One strand of floss over two threads of linen.

Elizabeth's Garden
Fabric: 36 count Lakeside Linens  Vintage Light Exampler 
Fibers: Recommended  DMC

Silver Creek Samplers
Dandy Dreams
Fabric: Zweigart 32 count Belfast Linen Flax
Fibers: Recommended  DMC
(I changed the part of the letter to GA)

Elizabeth's Garden
Night Time in Olde Towne
Fabric:Zweigart 32 count Belfast Linen Black 
Fibers: Recommended DMC

Frames were made with myself. I thank the family who helped with them

I bought this in  secondhand store.  Have you watched this?

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Aug 30, 2015

Tin container

The other day I went to secondhand store.
In the Store, I found this tin container.
Originally, it's the container in which a snack is put.
I want to use this to put finished products such as the cross-stitching.

I stitched the  same design with a different color.

With Needle & Thread ......Tulip & Star Pinkeep
Fabric : Zweigart Belfast Linen
Fibers : Gentle Art and  Crescent Colours Belle Soie
Cloth uses diameter 12-13 centimeters of circularity.
It's sewn and shortened while putting cotton in the inside.
Next a container is made.

A hemp thread is tied including a pincushion.

Finally, the edge of the hemp yarn is soaked in wax.

A back one was made before.
And pincushions

How to make small pincushion

Space of stitch is 40ct☓40ct degree.
A mark of 10 cm of diameter is put for running stitch.

The felt cut roundly is sewn on a bottom part.

The synthetic leather is cut in a circle of 9cm in diameter.
I used a Plastic file holder for a pattern.
The paper pattern of nine centimeters in the diameter made 32 holes the inside.
These holes are used to sew surroundings by the hemp yarn.

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