Saturday, 2 July 2016

Nearly forgot.

Hello my friends,
I nearly forgot to show block 8 from
The Country Yard`s
`Friday`s Garden`.


This is the block is the last for blocks,
next week the placement of blocks and border fabric coming.


Progress on my `Studio` stitching.


Started this lovely LHN pattern.
I could not pass this fabric up.


A side on look of bundle.


So now to get my patterns sorted and some 
`Show and Tell`
to come.
Happy Stitching,
Clare.

Friday, 17 June 2016

Back Again

Hello my friends.
Time for a visit with me.
We brought a new computer
Windows 10 .
A real up date for me.


The new set up.
I was off line for about 6 days with changing things over 
and computer connection being down.
Then I got bronchitis, so wasn`t interested in sitting at computer.


This is four blocks of block 7 of 
The Country Yard`s 
Friday`s Garden.


A close up of my snowball and uneven 9 patch fuller blocks.


I have been stitching this lovely design from
`Stoney Creek Cross Stitch` Vol 25 #2
`Sewing Room`
This is some of my progress but
I`m changing my wording to Studio. 
Love how the back stitching makes these cotton reels pop. 


Ele`s ABC design is coming along nicely.
I used a Cottage Garden thread for peacock.


Back to threads suggested.
Cute cotton reel.


I have nearly finished the Alphabet part but forgot to 
take photos.:)
Will show complete stitching soon
and finishing.
Plus I have been stitching my Drawn Thread ABC booklet as well.
Hope you enjoyed your visit.
Happy Stitching,
Clare. 

Friday, 13 May 2016

Fabulous Friday Flower Garden.

Hello my friends.
Block 5 for `Fabulous Friday`.
This was four more `Churn Dash` blocks,
sewn in pairs with the ones from the start.


A close up of each with the fussy cut centers.


Matching with the green.


A lemon from the flower blocks.


Added the blue with the bird on the ball of wool.


All the blocks except the lemon one have the wool 
somewhere in the blocks.
I had fussy cut that one too close to get a seam so 
it missed out.
Thanks for visiting.
Happy Stitching,
Clare.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Butterflies and a final block.

Hello my friends.
This is the next part of 
`Fabulous Fridays`
quilt blocks from 
The Country Yard.
Four butterfly blocks.


Final block of $25 quilt.


Pick up pattern and fabric to finish this quilt Sunday.
I have stitching on the go as well. 
I will show progress on next post. :)
Happy Stitching,
Clare.

Friday, 15 April 2016

Flowers

Hello my friends.
The next part of `Fabulous Friday` at 
The Country Yard.
Yesterday I emailed Kerryn my finished flowers.


I so love the red flower with lines on fabric turning.
I have made notes on how I want to finish leaves in my quilting. :)
Happy Stitching,
Clare.

Sunday, 10 April 2016

Some Show and Tell

Hello my friends.
Today is `Show and Tell` of a few blocks and gifts.
March block for $25 Quilt.
We have a delay of a few weeks before I can pick up the last block and
find out finishing!!


Elle`s SAL, my progress.


I have been stitching the other parts 
but put aside while working on some birthday gifts.
`Loubee Lou` was a belated gift from one of my sisters
for my birthday.
Her face has been mainly painted. 
Adorable.


Her delightful face.
A lot of time into the painting here.


Showing off her shoes.


Plus there is a pincushion with a letter `C` charm attached.
A pair of scissors with a lovely holder.


These two match the draw string bag that she gave me last year.
A lovely set.


I also found time to make jars of yummy 
`Plum and Apple Jam`


Back to my gifts I am working on.
Nearly there.
Plus the next blocks for 
`Fabulous Friday`
with `The Country Yard`.
Happy Stitching,
Clare.

Friday, 1 April 2016

The Geese in flight.

Hello my friends,
another month is here!
The months are going by so fast.
Last month I was busy organizing a small get together for Hubby`s 65th.
He enjoyed his progressive Tour of visiting
and then the surprise `Pot Luck Tea` 
He want`s to continue working for a while,then semi retire.
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`The Geese in Flight`
is part 2 of `Fabulous Friday`s` from The Country Yard.


I fussy cut from my border fabric 
for one of the flying geese blocks of four.
The rest of my fabric I made sure the pattern was going the same way.
Happy Stitching,
Clare.