22 March 2012

Organised Embroidery

My cross-stitch project has been lying around our living room for quite some time now, I like to pick it up when I have time so putting it 'away' never seems to happen. So, I decided to make something pretty to hold all my supplies in :) what do you think?
I was inspired by this one, after some online searching, and thought to myself hey, I could make one of those! (in much nicer fabrics!) So after some deliberation of what fabrics to use I decided upon an old Cath K print I've been hanging on to for a while - added a bit of pink binding and giant ric rac and hey presto! organised supplies in no time! I think it would be useful for all sorts of crafty activities that I do while watching the t.v :) Hope you're all having an enjoyable week :) see you tomorrow! Jessie, xo

33 comments:

  1. What a great idea...and so pretty too!x

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  2. Love it! I was wondering about this sort of idea, but then settled on a little pouch in the end but I love yours. The fabrics (and the whole thing) are far, far superior to the Amazon one! Well done you :)

    S x

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  3. I like yours much better too :)

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  4. aahh that is such a great idea and i love the pretty fabrics ;-) dee x

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  5. Wonderful! Your version is so much better looking. :)

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  6. Hahaha in much nicer fabrics! Looks good! I love seeing things looking better than the original! =D

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  7. what a fabulous idea!!! i need one of these for my couch!! how nice it would be to have your project so handy!!

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  8. It's so cute and I'll bet so handy!! The fabrics are perfect!

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  9. That is BEAUTIFUL!
    Another item on my to-do list!

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  10. Such a lovely idea. And you can't beat a bit of Cath Kidston! x

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  11. It's so lovely as all you have showed in your blog. I like a lot that big rick-rack in white.

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  12. This is great!! I need to make one for my couch!! Thanks for the inspiration!! ;) xo Heather

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  13. Hi sweet Jessie! You are amazing! I love your organizer! The fabric and pink trims are so beautiful! You did an excellent job! xo~ Paula

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  14. first time on your blog so am reading back aways... This is a gorgeous little armchair organizer! I love the idea of the rick rack on the edge! I will have to keep that in mind next time I make one for the tv channel changers! Also enjoying your farmers wife, blocks! I follow you on twitter so will RSS feed you on the blog too...

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