Saturday, May 14, 2011

Different projects

Yes I have been crafting, and here are some different projects that I have completed recently.  As a doting Gran to two beautiful grandchildren, I have been busy helping prepare for winter....

Here are a couple of projects I completed yesterday.


Although the children were born only three weeks apart, there is a distinct size difference at this point, as you can see from the dungarees!! I have also had to allow for the fact that one family uses 'clothie' nappies and one uses disposables, which are less bulky.

I couldn't help but add a wee bit of fancy stitching to DGD's!!

I was also able to find some adjustable buttons for the straps - far better than the velcro fastenings I used many years ago....


I have also completed a jersey for DGD 


And have started one for DGS!!


Unfortunately I have to pace myself when knitting as I am prone to RSI or OOS as it is also known - to put it mildly, it is a pain - or should I say 'character building'?

Thanks for visiting, and may your day be blessed.

5 comments:

  1. Well Maxine - you are truly amazing my friend! I love these overalls - your grandchildren are going to LOVE THEM!!! You constantly amaze me how many different talents you have! I love the fancy stitching - it is perfect! I used to know too - then came paper crafting.....and a bit of Carpel Tunnel and RSI - argggh! Thanks for sharing Maxine! Have a great day! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. Yay for for dungarees, and the start of Munchy's cardy! :o)

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  3. Oh - so excited, those dungeree's are SO cute (loving the ducks Mum) and I am thrilled with the jersey! So pleased we picked those colours, she's gonna look gorgeous in it! Will have to send photos of her wearing them, so you can blog it!

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  4. Loving the ducks. I am frantically knitting ATM - dont use wool as its too hot for the "winter" here ha ha.
    I like the varigated yarns they make a plain jumper look so dressy!

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  5. Wow, Maxine, your sewing is amazing!! I love the ducks!! Have a wonderful weekend.

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