Earlier in the year we decided we would make each other a cushion for Christmas. It took me forever to make up my mind about colour, style etc etc. Finally I had to bite the bullet and actually make something.
Here is my cushion.
I used the decorative stitches on my machine to do the applique. This year I have been doing a workshop every month using this technique so I thought it was very appropriate for the 2012 cushion.
And here is the one I received - absolutely gorgeous - as her work always is.
and because I have been a good girl all year (???) she also gave me this:
I am going to make sure I am really really good this year - she might give me a bonus next year too??
Secret Sewing Project #2 is still under wraps but here is a sneak peek.
Oh - and Best Sewing Mate said I should post a picture of my Christmas nails, so here you are:
Sorry its a bit blurry - must be the rum balls!
Still got lots of things to do before Christmas - we do still have 2 weeks don't we????