If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.William Morris.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

This weeks finishes

I'm so excited to say I had finished my first woven rug.

Very pleased with how it turned out and the length is perfect for in front of the stove.

Next is one to lay in front of the sink.

Also finished "one thing with Amy" for this week
It was to take this woven fabric and cover these two pillow I have in the car.

The fabric I wove was not wide enough to a be wrap I was wanting so after some thought, decided to use some it.

It was a lot easier than I thought. I was worried about the fabric unraveling.  But with a simple zig zag stitch, no problems.

On the design wall I had these blocks that needed to be assembled

They are a very simple 4 patch block and was able to get these done and now I need to put together more to stitch.

What I have done so far.

My last finish is something so totally different.

It is a Boho wrap bracelet 

I had to purchase the leather cord and bead thread but the rest I had.

A pearl button and these pearl beads were leftover from something that one of my daughter's made.

After watching a few YouTube videos I was able to do one.
This was deliberately my practice piece. 

I figure it was going to be a learning experience and there are a couple spots where the beads were sewn wrong as you can see.

But even with those small blemishes,
it turn out pretty and I'll wear it. 

Plus these will great gifts.

Linking up with
from bolt to beauty

confessions of a fabric addict

busy hands quilts

Creations quilts

wendys quilts and more


  1. All those are beautiful. Nice job weaving your own rug.

  2. All lovely--I really like the quilt blocks--that will be a really nice piece; and that bracelet is so pretty...hugs, Julierose

  3. Wow, impressive makes. I love the rug and the cushions very pretty.

  4. The rug turned out beautifully and those pillows are gorgeous! Love the blues in that fabric. Very pretty bracelet. You were really busy this week with some very fun projects.

  5. What a busy and productive week. Love the bracelet.


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