Wednesday, 27 March 2013

What's on your workdesk? Wednesday 199

Wednesday again so it's time to check out the craft desks throughout the land.   Why don't you join in too?  Hop over to Julia's blog for all the details.

I've been making bags this week so my desk is reasonably tidy for me.

I'm currently making another horsey bag for my friend Maria.  She liked the first one I made her and this one is going to be a gift to her friend who owns horses.
Starting at the left hand side, the papers are the measurements for my bags/iPad/phone covers.  Behind that, on the easel is a bag I made as a trial run and have just completed one in this style for my MIL to use at my son's wedding in June.  Back to the front of the desk is the outside of the horse bag and next to that is the lining (wrong way out so it's showing the wadding) and leaning on the lamp is some new stash that came today.  I'll show you a picture of that in a mo.  Next to that are the bag handles then all the usual paraphernalia that is always on my desk.

My new stash, some Mr Huey's mists, some masks and 2 paper pads all from Create and Craft.  I haven't bought from them for years but they had the mists on offer so I took advantage:)

Above is my best purchase of the week though - an ironing board from Ikea costing a mere £4.   It is light and fits on top of my desk so I can iron my sewing projects without having to go in to the kitchen and put up the proper ironing board.  

Even my sewing desk is quite tidy:)

Finally, some of the finished bags - the small one is the one for my MIL.

That's it for this week, I hope to see you next week.


Maria said...

EXCITED or what??? the horse and dog bags look lovely, and in fact they all do. The new paper pad thats topmost looks nice too, what is that one? it looks like it has Cath Kidstony type paper in it.

Loving your ironing board too, now you just need a small and portable iron.

Christine said...

Oh lots to look at there! Loving the bags - you are one clever lady :D x

MiniOwner said...

Super bag making, Susi and you are looking very tidy and organised, too. Thank you for visiting my blog earlier. Happy Wedenesday, :o)
Sue x (Miniowner@29)

Anonymous said...

Oh bags. I really really need to stop putting off making the bags to accompany my LillyBo quilts so I can send them! Love yours - DD would have loved a horsey bag when she was doing Riding for the Disabled, but now it is all about the ice skating.


MA (5)

sharon said...

Bags look great x


Julia Dunnit said...

Wow, you've done loads this week! Super impressed. Now tha tnew ironing table is a would end up being a second tier to my desk for sure.....

Anne said...

Love your bags and lots of lovely goodies to have a peek at - I've just had a real good snoop. Thanks for visiting me this week. Happy WOYWW. Anne x #84

Karen said...

WOW fab bags Susi :) I'm sure Maria's friend will be thrilled x
Karen xxx

Ria Gall said...

your bags look amazing so many lovely colours and designs. I have one of those little ironing boards they are fantastic.
Wishing you a very Happy Easter and a great day today

Jennie Hart said...

Oh you are all set up with the ironing board, love it :)

Beautiful bags my lovely :) xxx

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hullo there Susi, ah love those bags, such great colours and well one on your buttons too had a peek!

- dont like MR Hueys at all their spray of the two I own are not fine and light like glimmermist.
Thus you use them up really really far - too quickly I think. I give them the thumbs down.. hopefully your sprayer is better!
Thanks so much for for sharing ~ happy WOYWW! Shaz in Oz.x #14

Neet said...

That looks a busy area! Love the bags, the horsey material is fab.

Happy Easter, thanks for your visit.
Hugs Neet xx

Ann B said...

Love the bags, love the horsey fabric and adore you two little dogs. Thanks for sharing your desk this week, a bundle of colour on a very dull day.
Thanks also for visiting yesterday - still in catch-up mode.
Ann B

Robyn said...

Thanks for visiting my space and welcoming me to yours!
I'll take a look around!
Love your buttons!
Robyn 165

Shazsilverwolf said...

Gorgeous bags, and that Ikea board is ace. I must admit, I love Ikea- always spend way more than planned every time we visit! Have a great week, Hugs Shaz #144 xx said...

Wow do you look busy busy busy.

sara j said...

What a happy blog...I had to zoom into all those buttons...will definetly have to go check those out!! What spiffy iron board and your bags are great looking. Your friend with horses is a lucky girl. Thanks for stopping by this week!
sara j #24

Andrea said...

belated woyww wishes and thanks for visiting wow what a great space and my you are so talented and creative admire anyone who van not only sew but actually produce something and you can definitely do that ! love the bags and those ever so cute buttons on your blog hop to visit again soon must dash having a hop before work hope you have a lovely Easter weekend hugs Andrea #64

Barbara said...

Hope you have a great Easter, those bags look fab


Anonymous said...

Sorry I'm so late. I love the bins and shelves behind your table! Hope you have a great Easter. :-)
HeatherM #154

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