Thursday, February 19, 2009

I was going to wait to all the softies were in...

Inspired by the rousing call of Handmade Help and The Toy Society I thought a little impromptu softie making craft night was in need. So the call went out and was answered by an army of 9. With the help of some cake, muffins and tea and some collective skill sharing, our limited individual experience in softie making dissolved and we got stuck in. Most of us had never made one before, some had never really sewn and sure, there were some concerns about terrorising small children with our wonky offerings but made with love was in no doubt.
Et voila - these are but only a few - the others are being finished and perfected and I will take their pixie foto before they catch the plane to Victoria...

And so to the craft posse...

More machines than a sweat shop, scissors akimbo and shut, stashes shared and cut.

Loz's eyesight failing from poor lighting.

Sustenance only an arm's reach away. Check out Suse's muffins!

Enthusiam and bad joke telling. (Not entirely Mrs Smith's fault ... she just always laughs so it just spurs me on on to new heights of bad humour)

and even those recent arrivals being swept up in the momentum - who said they'd come for moral supprt because they couldn't sew. I tell you if we can do it - anyone can! Get into it - Click here.

6 comments:

Black Eyed Susie said...

The softies look great. I'm trying to remember what on earth I am doing to be standing like that! Eek!

My owl is almost there and the goose should get some love on the weekend.

mrs smith said...

I loved that night- in particular your macabre humour- as I believe that photo illustrates. Freaky farm cat now has kind eyes and I am going to shot for an owl as well.

tam said...

Right on girls-those softies look terrific-great job!!! Looks like you all had a ton of fun too!~Smiles~Tam!

CurlyPops said...

What fun! You all did an amazing job on those gorgeous softies. Nothing better than food and stitchery rolled into one.

Hoppo Bumpo said...

They are fantastic! (And nice to see a recent photo of the famous Loz from your blog banner!)

2paw said...

Oh all the Softies are so lovely!! What a great thing to do!!!