Peg Bags and Gnomes Galore

At last the sun has been shining in the South Coast of England and to celebrate my children and their friends have been out in the garden giving the Garden Gnomes a Make Over! Want to see the results of their efforts?

Garden Gnome Make Over

Peg bag ready for use!I love the sunshine and all the simple things in life – like being able to get my washing out on the line. It just feels so good!

I’ve been making some new peg bags based on this design I posted last year but layered the fabric is a different way to make sure all my seams were hidden.

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How to make a Wonder Woman Cape!

Ever wanted to be Wonder Woman? Well here’s your chance to create your own perfect Wonder Woman cape.

Mine is made from red, white and blue chinese satin (100% polyester), some red satin ribbon for the neck and 10 sew-on fabric silver stars.

I used the internet to gain inspiration for my Wonder Woman cape and once I knew what I wanted I drew the design out on paper. I opted for a half circle cape, with quarter of the circle in red and the other quarter circle divided into 9 segments – 4 blue, 4 white and 1 red.

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