DH's assistant, who has worked with him for 10 years, is moving on to another job, so I thought I'd like to make her a small present. It all happened rather suddenly, so I haven't had much time. Luckily, this little wall hanging went together like a dream. She's very fond of shoes and handbags, so this seemed appropriate. My new (well, I guess it's not quite so new now) machine made this so easy; machine applique no problem and a lovely range of embroidery stitches to choose from for the quilting. I just hope that she likes purple!
I had an extra handbag which I was able to put on the back for a label.
Now it's back to my Simple Pleasures quilt, which was my Olympics project. The stitcheries are done, the four patch square in a square blocks are made, so it's time to assemble it and add the borders, then decide on how best to quilt it. All being well I should be putting the finishing touches to it during the Closing Ceremony.
I've been delighted with the number of people who have commented on my 100th post - several people I've not met before, so new blogs to read. I'll keep it open until noon GMT on Friday, then pick a winner. Isn't it exciting!