I never did get the gifts finished for my kids, and think they are more likely to be Valentine or Easter gifts now! I did get one finished, for my daughter, so am posting some pictures for you to have a look at. Her name is "Miss Bitsy" because she is made up from bits of my daughters out-grown clothes - geddit?
She is entirely hand sewn using t-shirts, jammies, jeans, wool sweaters, dresses and trousers.
She took a LONG time to make!!
above is a close up of her tummy...
and this is her back.
Due to the length of time she took me to complete, I decided that for my three boys, the pattern would be simplified - instead of seperate arms and legs, they are more along the "cut two pieces the same shape and sew around the edges" ilk - I have all pieces cut and have begun sewing, and hope to share them with you at some point soon!
Incidentally, the other three are to be called "Patches", "Scrapper" and "Piece, Man" (my eldest son's favoute saying) - all along the same lines as "Miss Bitsy"!
I hope to be back blogging on a regular(ish) basis from now on, so please come back and see me soon!
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