Sunday, 15 August 2010

Back in Blogland!

After an unplanned but necessary blog break here I am again! Last month I took part in Christmas in July over at Quilt Fabric Delights. This Holly  Pincushion, designed by Gail Pan, was one of the many lovely patterns I received.


 I used some Glace on the back. After last month's dismal tally at least I'll have one finish for OPAM in August.


The stitchery below is another I received from QFD's Christmas in July. Once again it's a Gail Pan design and will be the centre of a wallhanging called This Christmas Night.

 
During my absence I managed to finish stitching all the mini blocks for Tail Feathers and today I sewed the nine centre blocks together. Looks good, but I'm waiting for some better weather before I take it outside for a photo shoot.

If you read last month's Homespun (No 86) you might have noticed I made the Readers' Showcase pages. Just a bit exciting!!





12 comments:

  1. Love the pincushion Christine.....your in print, how exciting...love your little block....I have just started T.F. can't wait to see your middle blocks together...

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  2. Love your pincushion. Auntie's is up in lights well in the Homespun magazine any way.

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  3. I also love your pincushion, you made a great job.

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  4. Glad your back........I can't wait to see tailfeathers......I'm stitching on block 2 right now.

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  5. The pincushion and stitchery are lovely. Congrats on the Homespun showcase :) Happy crafting, Jenny

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  6. Welcome back, Christine. Nice to see that you have been stitching away. Hope the kids do well in their sections at the Eisteddfod this week.

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  7. Salut!!!My name is bogdan from Romania!!!
    We can be friends ???
    http://bogdanstelistul.blogspot.com/

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  8. Gorgeous pincushion! I also spotted you in print too - congratulations and welcome back! Bec xxx

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  9. Oh how neat to see you in the magazine!!!
    I really like both the pincushion and the stitchery, really pretty!

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  10. Your embroidery is so pretty and so delicate.
    How many strands do you use ? 2 or 3 ?.
    Thanks.

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  11. Your handwork is simply delectible!

    Happy stitching,
    Susan in Texas

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  12. Ciao!! Hello! Wonderful Blog, all beautiful!!! big kiss from Roma
    Anabella
    Little Things

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Thanks for taking the time to comment. I appreciate your thoughts.

Christine