Six Word Saturday….

Six Word Saturday

Thanks to Cate for this idea.    This roughly describes what I’m up to, today….


“….. making fancy pillows from wedding gown……..”

It’s not my wedding gown – I never had a flouncy posh wedding gown!  A colleague gave hers to me and asked me to make something.   This is what I’ve done so far….


I’ve cut lots of six inch squares from the main fabric.   I’ve done some fabric manipulation techniques on some, to give them texture, and removed bits of lace and sequins from the bodice to add to other squares.


I laid all the squares I’ve made on the floor to choose the best way to arrange them.


I’ve sewed 24 squares together so now it’s the size of a pillow case.


I’m trying to decide whether to add a frilled edge, made from some of the tuille underskirt material.  I haven’t attached it yet – I think it will be too flouncy.

What do you think?


Six Word Saturday – birthday related.

I’ve just said goodbye to my family who came to visit for the day.    I had such a lovely time, with all three children and four grandchildren here together.  It was my youngest grandaughter’s 2nd birthday, and we had a little lunchtime party for her.

Here are my six words for Saturday…..

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