Just a quick post to announce the next destination for the Life's a Stitch travelling pattern. It is now on the way to Mouse in the UK.
So for those of you that were not lucky this time you can check out Mouse's blog and keep an eye out for when she announces it is time for the pattern to travel again.
I have not done much stitching or sewing since my last post so have only a few small things to show.
First is this strawberry pillow which I bought as a kit from Simone at Soed Idee
I didn't want too big a pillow so I swapped out the 30 ct linen in the kit for 40 ct and then I had to cut some of the fabric pieces down slightly.
I also used some of my own ABC trim instead of the letter N that was included in the kit.
Next is a heart shaped pillow using one of Dany's designs
I took a small section of the pattern to stitch a little sprig of the flowers on the back and the date is stitched over one.
In my last post I showed a needle case or huswife made in pink toile fabric and I mentioned that there were two more in the works.
Here they are finished
I used fabric from an old Blackbird Designs line called Madeira in a schoolgirl sampler print. Here's how the outside of the case looks
Out shopping the other day I found a cute little wooden tray in Casa and had to buy it. The base is only four and a half inches square which I thought would be perfect for this lovely design from Blackbird Designs book A Schoolgirl's Work
Since I'm a bit short on stitched/sewn things to show you here's a pic of some yummy new stash from Simone at Soed Idee. Actually, the thread and ric rack are by Nancy at the Victorian Motto Shoppe but it is cheaper for me to buy them from Simone than to send to the USA for the same thing.
Lastly, I forgot to show this lovely Queen's Jubiee tin that friend Angela gave me on her recent visit. It was filled with yummy Marks and Spencer shortbread which is, sadly, just a happy memory now.
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