Saturday, 23 November 2013

A Saucy Little Sewing Box



Hello Saucy!

If you'll excuse the dodgy shadowy photo, I want to introduce you to this little sewing box that I picked up for £3 in my local charity shop last week; bargain!  She was hiding under a pile of old records, but I found her and discovered 6 vintage reels of Sylco thread nestling inside her tummy.  She has legs that unscrew and is as cute as a little vintage button.


The colours of the Sylco cotton look very Cath Kidston in bright rich tones that are a joy to look at.  


This little table cloth is only about four feet square and has a gorgeous design in pink with the coral red flowers and bright green stems.  So pretty and a nice little piece of fabric; I wonder who used to own this table cloth and if they set their tea tray on it laden with buttered crumpets and a pot of Earl Grey tea?


I hate making bias binding and so I bought the pink paisley and leopard print bias binding from a craft fair yesterday for 75p a metre; I love a bit of hab dash, don't you?  The beige gingham fabric is of a lovely heavy home dec weight and was £2.95 for a good metre at a charity shop; another bargain.


Hello Sweetie!

On another matter, today is the 50th Birthday of Doctor Who!  I may have let slip that I have a slight crush on David Tennant and have a life sized cardboard cut out of him in my loft; this may sound creepy to you, but I am very fond of him.  I shall be getting him out of the closet for the special
The Day of the Doctor episode on telly tonight.

Allons-y!!  Galx

8 comments:

  1. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the sewing box...with LEGS no less.

    Yes, happy 50th to Dr. Who ;)

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  2. Do David's eyes follow you around the room? I think he needs to get in the festive spirit with a Santa hat.

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    1. He did wear a santa hat last year, so maybe I'll get him a Pixie hat this year x

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  3. Your sewing box is fabulous !
    What a find.
    Visiting from "Sew Many Ways".
    Rose

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    1. Hi Rose, welcome, lovely to meet you :)

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  4. Hahaha love your David Tennant cut-out!! You should keep him in the window at night to deter burglars! Your sewing box is awesome! Love the wicker siding. xxx

    Hips Like Cinderella

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    1. We had to keep him in the loft as he kept scaring the living daylights out of us every time we went into a room! He did used to look out of my bedroom window, but it was quite scary! x

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Hi, thanks for taking the time to comment. GAL x

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