Tag: The cheap procrastinator

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Used under license from Adobe Stock Photos. Little did I know when, we, the bloggers of UKQU were set a task of doing a blog based on a flower and that a few weeks later the world would learn that the Sunflower is the national flower of Ukraine, and their national colours are blue and…

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It is finally happening, my husband and myself are about to impart on our first whole week holiday without the children, whom are now adults. It is five past six on a cold early February morning. There is nothing but darkness outside the windows of the coach. This is not my usual place to blog…

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Okay, after the excitement, stress and rush of the winter season, time to get back to some sort of normal. Well for me anyway. I have been chosen to do a project review for the new Clover Stitch Guide. This has taken some time to complete, plagued with computer issues. Drove me batty, however, testing…

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Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with Brother or any of its subsidiaries. I write this purely from the end user prospective. Any views in this blog are my own. Christmas is literally days away. And I have been busy tearing my hair out and doing my usual headless chicken act. Unlike other years I have…

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Following on from my 12 Layers of Christmas Tree blog. On the twelve’s days of Christmas the sewer gave to me: 11 Felt Chains You will need: • Felt • Needle and matching thread for hand sewing • Scissors • Tape measure or ruler • https://ukqu.co.uk/shop/free-patterns-and-tutorials/ornaments/ • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks (optional) These…

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Following on from my 11 Felt Chains blog. On the twelve’s days of Christmas the sewer gave to me: 10 Button Baubles   You will need: • Felt (optional) • 10 Buttons (they do not have to match) • Needle and matching thread for hand sewing • Scissors • Tape measure or ruler • Hot…

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Following on from my 10 Button baubles blog. On the twelve’s days of Christmas the sewer gave to me: 9 Sparkle Stars. You will need: • Felt • Needle and matching thread for hand sewing • Scissors • Buttons (optional) • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks (optional) • https://ukqu.co.uk/shop/free-patterns-and-tutorials/ornaments/ These ornaments have been made…

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Following on from my 9 Sparkle Stars blog. On the twelve’s days of Christmas the sewer gave to me 8 Felt Bells. You will need: • Felt • Needle and matching thread for hand sewing • Scissors • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks (optional) • https://ukqu.co.uk/shop/free-patterns-and-tutorials/ornaments/ These ornaments have been made very quickly and…

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Following on from my 8 Felt Bells blog. On the twelve’s days of Christmas the sewer gave to me 7 Candy Canes. You will need: • Felt • Needle and matching thread for hand sewing (optional) • Scissors • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks (optional) • Paint and paint brush (optional) • https://ukqu.co.uk/shop/free-patterns-and-tutorials/ornaments/ These…

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Following on from my 7 Candy Canes blog. On the twelve’s days of Christmas the sewer gave to me 6 Xmas Presents. You will need: • Felt • Needle and matching thread for hand sewing • Scissors • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks (optional) • Paint and paint brush (optional) • Ruler • https://ukqu.co.uk/shop/free-patterns-and-tutorials/ornaments/…

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Following on from my 6 Xmas Presents blog. On the twelve’s days of Christmas the sewer gave to me 5 Fancy Bows. You will need: • Felt or Ribbon • Needle and matching thread for hand sewing (optional) • Scissors • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks (optional) • https://ukqu.co.uk/shop/free-patterns-and-tutorials/ornaments/ These ornaments have been made…

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Following on from my 5 Fancy Bows blog. On the twelve’s days of Christmas the sewer gave to me 4 Santa Stockings. You will need: • Felt • Needle and matching thread for hand sewing (optional) • Scissors • Hot Glue gun and glue sticks (optional) • https://ukqu.co.uk/shop/free-patterns-and-tutorials/ornaments/ These ornaments have been made very quickly…