Thursday, 30 July 2009

Busy Fingers

Two Bun's went off to play with their grandparents and one mummy was left with a whole day to get busy making more Bobo Bun goodies for the Little Vintage Lover fair. Ideas that have bounced around my head while I cook, clean, entertain and cuddle have finally made their way to the materials that have sat patiently waiting.


Leaping hares raced out together in thick felted wool. I stitched and stitched until they became beautiful brooches.





Three now need to become four, five, six and maybe seven more.






I have so many different ideas of how I want to decorate the crochet bracelets I've started making. Today I added some vintage buckles to a few. I want to keep this one for me as I love the pale blue cotton contrasting with the pale ivory coloured buckle.


I also took a look in the basket of started a long time ago and then forgotten about things. From the flowers I had crocheted an age ago, I chose this one and with some felted leaves and a bit of stitchery it became a brooch.




All the while I cut and sewed I had these bright and sunny dahlias to look at. I like the way the colours of the fabric above starts to blend naturally into the yellows of the petals below.


And finally, two embroideries I made in January. They were going to become cushions almost straight away, but it seems it's taking a bit longer. I've left them out to remind me to actually finish them for the little girls they are being made for.




8 comments:

  1. Hi Mrs Bun, I just love your page so interesting and pretty!. I love your girls names embroided and wondered if I could comission at some point the same design but instead of a name my wedding date 070707 little cushion?!

    I won't be able to visit you sunday as I am in southwold all day

    xxx

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  2. Good luck for the fair, the new makes are very pretty indeed, hope they go well.
    Hen x

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  3. love, love, love the embroideries! And everything else you've made of course! Good luck for the fair.
    Love Vanessa xxx (do you mind if i knit)

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  4. Thanks Emma - I'd love to do that for you. I'll be in touch.

    Mrs Bun

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  5. Hi Mrs B,

    same here with the catch up! I keep popping by, but never have the time to write anything - how daft does that sound when you say it out loud??

    Love the jumping hares, brooches, flowers, cushions, embroidery...

    Good luck at the fair and have a lovely, lovely weekend,

    Nina x

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  6. Your leaping hairs are great and the embrodery is fantastic.

    Victoria xx

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  7. The Leaping Hares are beautiful, they look very soft. It's amazing what you can achieve with a few hours to yourself. I know what you mean with the planning while cooking and cleaning.
    Adele

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  8. Hi Mrs Bun
    love the leaping hares, they are completely unique to you alone! pix of Bun family in somerleyton grounds are fabulous - looks like a perfick english august to me!

    ozzie cornish pixie xx

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