Thursday, 21 October 2010

stitching with friends.....

Well Monday saw the first stichery for the stitching around the block organised by Helen Stubbings.
Fiona, Lorraine, Carol and I have all joined up as a group. Thanks to Fiona for organising how that pieces should be swapped around, I just couldn't get my head around it!
After tracing the pattern I got quite inspired, especially once I got the colours out for the stitching.
I have stitched and stitched these last few nights and ta da!!!
Just a few sneak peeks for now.... Not sure if we are supposed to show and tell all?
I made a little mistake though, I actually drew the square border around the picture before I noticed it wasn't on the original, but it stitched up fine, I think. I also had to add something. I always seem to like to do this.....
Here are some peeks.
 I will have to hurry and send this off tomorrow so that it arrives at Lorraine's house in time for the second stage and it is a long way to go!
Thanks for the lovely response to my 'free homes wanted'. I will draw a name out tomorrow night!
Have a lovely weekend. I am off to craft group Saturday after an absence of a few months so I am looking forward to catching up with the girls.
Happy stitching!
Marina

9 comments:

Elyte said...

The pictures are pretty Marina. I don't think my stitching would stand up to such close scrutiny. Lovely work.

Mistea said...

Your stitching looks gorgeous as always - Loving those colours can't wait to see how everyone's turns out.

Enjoy your Saturday out.

Serenata said...

Oh it looks delightful Marina. I especially like the little spider and his web. I haven't heard from Carol yet so can't send mine on until I do, so I guess there will be a little bit of a hold up on mine.

BubzRugz said...

It looks so beautiful.....
Show and tell is perfect......
I have started .....
When do we have to send it on?
Hugz

Michelle said...

Have fun this weekend!!

Melody said...

Your stitching is so perfect and your colours are beautiful. I'm really looking forward to seeing how every-ones quilts turn out.

Carrie P. said...

How pretty! love the little spider.

Narelle said...

Just lovely!
Can I ask which thread you've used or how many strands?

Stephanie said...

Marina, I absolutely love this! I want to learn how to do this type of embroidery! Steph