Monday, January 1, 2018

Final Final Stitch for 2017



No fireworks for me on New Year's Eve.  Instead i stitched this small design to make into a cupcake.
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Last Stitch For 2017

Plenty of butterflies in the garden this time of year   This is a small magazine kit.

ODW December Challenge

The theme for December was" Christmas" and I managed to finish this by the end of December.
It is a design from Jill Oxton magazine Issue 10. I used green variegated thread for the tree.
 I will use it on a card for next year.

Friday, December 1, 2017

ODW November Challenge

This month's topic was "Travel".
I only returned from an overseas trip in the first week of the month and after recovering from jet lag decided to start on this pattern - "Souvenir de France" by Blackbird Designs 2009.
I am determined to finish it soon

Now completed at the tail end of December.



Friday, September 29, 2017

ODW September Challenge

The theme was "Sunshine Lollipops and Rainbows: A freebie design at www.yiotas-xstitch.com
I decorated the front of a notebook which will go in church fete in November

Thursday, August 31, 2017

ODW Challenge for August

123Message Board challenge - Children's Story

I stitched a Flowering Gum Baby by May Gibbs from"Classic Storybook Cross-stitch" by Gillian Souter published 2000.
The classics from May Gibbs always have their charm even in modern times

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

ODW Challenge for July

For the challenge on 123 Stitch forum  in July I did a ladybird.
It is a Freebie by Les Tites croix de Ludevineuh