Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Blimey, it's hard to photograph velvet!

Hello Gals!
Well this week I have still been yo-yo'ing, it's a great little stash buster!

My favourite one so far is the velvet. Now usually I wouldn't use velvet in a sewing project, as it's a bit difficult to work with, but for hand sewing it's been great!It's so difficult to photograph though! I took this one on my knee!
It feels beautiful so soft and it's a beautiful deep red( not my knee ,the brooch) I shall definitely be wearing one on my grey winter coat too!I have made some for Christmas stocking fillers too!

This one is made from a linen mix.
In fact I have been so addicted to making yo-yos I have some brooches going into my little shop later today!

Hope the sun is out for you, it is here, although it's very cold, fresh shall we say!
I shall be having a Christmas giveaway on Friday too!
Rachel x


Blondie's Journal said...

Both yo yo's you posted are lovely! The velvet one will look beautiful on your gray coat. Is there someone that might have given a tutorial on how to make them? I'd love to learn and I have a slew of buttons!!

We have sun today, thankfully, but that could change in an hour!


Tabiboo said...

That is gorgeous and will look mighty fine on your grey coat,

take care,

Nina x

dottydotty said...

love the velvet is looks gorgoeus I love the feel of velvet:)

bellaboo said...

Can't make up my mind...velvet or linen?...linen or velvet?
No I can't choose...they are both gorgeous!


{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Love the velvet yo-yo....and it is a perfect brooch....

Warm blessings,

James Paterson said...

Oh these are so sweet & very festive, lovely!
Thanks for your message about James.
Yes, the show was certainly v odd at times to say the least!!!!
Thank you so much for your lovely comments about James though, he is being kept very busy with e-mails & enquiries at the moment & not much painting is going on!!! Lol!

Vintage Amethyst said...

Hi just me again!
Sorry about the last message coming from James' account. I didn't realise he was signed in!!! Lol!
Anyhoo I just wanted to let you know I've just done a little blog post as I received one of your pretty cards from Catherine at Mollycupcakes & have linked to your website, so hope this is ok.

Anonymous said...

Give a fool enough rope and he will hang himself........................................

koralee said...

oooooooooooooh velvet is my favourite! Love your sweet blog. Thank you for leaving a comment on mine the other day...now I have found you and love your blog! I see you like red...it really is such a charming colour.


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