Monday, 16 November 2015

Peg Packs and Pretty Tea Towels

Hello there Blogland, sorry I have been missing in action
 for a while, life has been a bit crazy of late. The office
 that I work in is being closed down by the Bathurst CEO
 and school fees will be billed directly from the 3 schools
 that I look after in 2016. They say that change is good
but not in this case because I will be out of a job and it
 is quite unnerving not knowing the future.....
I just seem to have gotten back on my feet after my marriage
 separation and now this has come along. They say
 that what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.....
Well I'm not too sure about that!
 I have adopted the attitude that everything does happen
 for a reason and hope it all works out in the end....
 Not too much going on in my little studio at the moment...
 I have been making some magnetic peg packs and
pretty tea towels to sell along with my goodies when I
 have a market....
 That small amount of creativeness has helped to keep
me sane whilst waiting to see what the future holds.....
This is a snippet of my stall at the markets last weekend,
 the tea towels and Pegs were a hit and are nice
 ideas for a Christmas gift.....

The magnetic pegs are covered in washi tape and
 can be used on the fridge or to peg a card to a gift.....
 They are just a bit cute....
I had fun picking colour combinations and
 felt good to be sitting at my machine....
I made up these six the Friday night before you do!
They sold out and I got a couple of orders as well....
Too pretty to use...
This one is a special order that I made up yesterday....
Anything to make doing the dishes more enjoyable....Ha Ha!
I have another 10 or so half finished
 but forgot to snap a pic of those.......
Thanks for stopping by, I hope to be back again soon....

Until next time, Happy Stitching



Michelle Ridgway said...

Hi Kate. It is hard to sometimes think it will all be ok. Hang in there. Someone is going to get very lucky to have you. Your teatowels are so beautiful....not at all surprised that you came home with orders xx

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Gorgeous.....gorgeous ......xxxxxx

Janice said...

I just love those tea towels. Nice cheery colours. What rotten luck with your job. Here's hoping something turns up soon. Like Michelle said you would be a great asset to any business.

Christine M said...

So many gorgeous things there Kate. Hopefully it won't take you too long to find another job.

wish2stitch said...

Such rotten luck about your job. Fingers crossed for a new position for you soon. I the mean time, you are creating such pretty items for your stall. Good therapy.

Susan said...

Oh Kate - that is quite a shock to the system - I'm sure something good will come along.
love your market goodies - can you give me a list of markets and when you do them (I have friends in Orange and I will send them along...)
All the best.

Anthea said...

Hi Kate, oh no that's really unfortunate news about your job, I really hope something turns up for you soon.
The pegs & towels are so lovely, the perfect item for a pick-up at a market for your customers x

Sharmayne said...

Hi Kate, First time visiting with you- I'm also in Victoria but up on the border...... Soooo sorry to hear about your job! It seems to happening all over at present! I'll keep my fingers crossed that a great offer comes your way. In the meantime keep an eye on that little countdown to your Himilayan trek - sounds exciting!
Love the pegs (what is washi tape?) and love the tea towels!!

Fiona said...

you make such beautiful things and I got some of your pegs from Peg in my last parcel... love them
It is unnerving for you but I have no doubt the right door will open and am sending lots of very positive thoughts that they open quickly ...x

Cheryll said...

Your positive attitude will get you another job...& one that is better as well. Some lucky employer will snap you up!
Love all the goodies on your market stall... fingers crossed for more orders to keep you busy. Good LuCk my friend...xox

Lynda said...

Hi Kate - so many of us have similar stories. I love your positive attitude. I'm not too sure about the "what doesn't kill you ..." saying but I'm starting to think things happen for a reason and it will all work out ok. Everything you're making is so lovely.

Anita : Shabby Quilt said...

Sorry to hear about your job. Your pegs and towels are lovely.
Hope you can find employment.

Susan said...

Oh Kate, I feel for you about your job. I'm sure you will land on your feet, one door closes and another opens........easy to say I know, but you're a talented girl. X

Fairy Floss Stitches said...

So sad about your job. Such a bright bubbly person like yourself will land on your feet, I'm sure!!
In the meantime stay creative.. your making some gorgeous things. Xx

Jenny said...

Oh Kate thats so unfair and i can see why your worried. The tea towels are just beautiful. Take care lovely.....

Annette said...

You are missing!........hope all is ok with you. Not a nice feeling to lose your job, take care & Merry Christmas to you and your family xx

Quiltswede said...

I am a regular reader of your blog and always enjoy seeing your various quilt and house projects. I hope your job situation is resolved soon. Please keep us updated when you can!

DAWNIE said...

Oh Kate i am so far behind in blogland and am just readng this now. I do hope that something has come along for you. Your things for market look lovely and am sure you are all sold out now and busily making more..


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Willow Grove - Kez said...

Hi Kate. As they say one door closes another opens. if you ever get real stuck, you could always come and help me milk the cows...... hahha. Love all your goodies on your stall. Clever girl xx

Willow Grove - Kez said...

Lol. Just had another look at the date and it's TWELVE months since you blogs last hahahah. Get a move on girl. You blog is missing you. Xx

Clare said...

I hope you get this note. Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. Of course some stitching time too. Have been thinking of you. In friendship Clare.

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