Taking a Right Turn!

Well, it's nearly the weekend and I just wanted to pop up this little post in time for bank holiday.  I wish it was a little warmer and sunnier, but still, it is May and summer must be on its way.   Talking of summer, this week, I have been working on a little project that has been on my 'to do' list for over a year and as we are thinking of arranging a short holiday in June, it was finally time to get on with it.   It's a summer bag and I love it so much that I feel as if I am on my way on hols already. 

The bag is called 'The Right Turn Bag' by Anna Maria Horner for Janome and you can find the free pattern and instructions here:  

Anna Maria demonstrates every step of the way in the video tutorial, so I am not going to say much more except TA DA.......!


If you want a fun weekend project and have lots of scraps to spare, then have a go and you can experiment with some of the decorative stitching (which you never really know what to do with....LOL) on your sewing machine.   The bag is light and roomy and  perfect for holidays and easily fits in your suitcase too.

Otherwise I am just about to embark on quilting my steamer trunk quilt.  It is layered up and ready to go....


So I wish you all a Happy May day weekend from Yorkshire.  Love Ruby x


Pinwheels have me doing Cartwheels!

Pinwheels have me doing Cartwheels!

Two days to go before packing and so, before our computer is whisked away and I have to sign off for a while, I just wanted to update you on my summer accessories project.  We have a couple of big occasions this summer, our youngest son's final Speech Day at school and our daughter's graduation from university, so I wanted to make some pretty things to use.  I am not much of a clothes person really, but accessories....I love.  So what do I have to report.  Well, first of all... Anna Maria Horner is a total genius.  The needlepoint clutch bag is quite simply the prettiest project I have ever worked on and its going to be really lovely. 

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