Tuesday, August 31, 2010

~*Back Doing What I Love Most*~

The last couple of days I have been back doing what I love most of all...... sewing! Sunday is Fathers Day down under & this year it is very important to me to give my Dad ~something from the heart~ Early this year my Mum & Dad had to have their beloved dog *Cindy* put down which was very hard for them both, they had to say farewell to a much loved family member. So I decided to make my Dad a cushion with their gorgeous pooch taking centre stage.

I had taken this photo when I went home early last year & after a fix up using Paint Shop Pro printed it out onto fabric & started sewing. I decided to leave it plain, no ribbons etc, it is after all for a man!

I have also made a cushion for my Aunty for her birthday this is a black & white photo taken when she was quite a lot younger, a photo I have always loved of her.

So after the housework has been done (yuck) I will be back onto PSPro trying to get my head around a programme that most of the time has me baffled but at the same time can be a lot of fun trying to work out um!

Wishing you all a great day - the LAST day of winter here - yes sooooo looking forward to Spring.....


bettyl said...

Your pillows are simply lovely! You have such a talent.
Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such a sweet comment!

Marydon said...

Right now in this heat wave we are looking forward to your winter, quickly!

Your creations are absolutely beautiful.

Have a beautiful eve ~
TTFN ~ Marydon

Alison Gibbs said...

What wonderful gifts - certainly gifts from the heart.
How on earth did you print it on fabric.
Hope ypou are feeling better

Anonymous said...

Hey Lyn,
Loving your cushions! Seriously you are sooo clever!
Have a great week.
S x

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