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zaterdag 31 oktober 2009

Happy Halloween !

I wish you all ...

a Happy Halloween !

And here are some blogs who has beautifull give away ...

Dip Diddly Designs has a beautifull give away
April has a great give away
Kathy has beautifull giveaway presents

woensdag 28 oktober 2009

Wicked !

April has a great give away.
Click -->here<-- to go to her blog I found this beautifull freebie and I know I had to stitched it.

It is from Primitive Bettys and its called Wicked.

I stitched it on 32 count linnen (mustard color)
and I attached an old button I found between my others buttons.

And if you are wondering what our dog is doing while I'm stitching ...
sleeping with his toy buddy

vrijdag 23 oktober 2009

Halloween hornbook update 2

Dip Diddly Designs has a great give away on het blog.
Click on her name to go to her blog
Kathy has a 2 beautifull giveaway presents.
Click on her name to go to her blog


I have been stitching on halloween hornbook for a couple of days
and I realy love how its going to be

maandag 19 oktober 2009

New patterns from Plum Street Samplers

Last saturday I recieved the patterns that I orderd as a early birthday present.

Both are new patterns from Plum Street Samplers called
Halloween hornbook AND Garden of Eerie

I order also some gentle art threads that I needed for another pattern I want to stitch

Last night I started with Halloween hornbook, because I realy like this pattern

The letters O - P - Q I have stitched, now I can stitch the next square

vrijdag 16 oktober 2009

Halloween tree spooky

Yesterday I finished the Halloween Tree Spooky from The Trilogy
I stitched it on 28 ct Jobelan
and I used the threads from DMC and one from Nina (color lasagne)

On the originel pattern they used little yellow buttons
but I have choose orange beads from my stash

Instead of framing it I have turn it into a tree and I realy like how it turns out

On top a little yellow star

donderdag 15 oktober 2009

The farmer's wife sampler quilt

As you maybe know beside cross stitch I love to quilt.
For my birthday (which is november 2th) I already orderd some cross stitch patterns and threads, but they still didn't arrived.
My quiltbook that I also orderd arrived today and I realy love it.

This quiltbook is just on the market and its called:
The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt

Inspired by the 1922 Farmer's wife contest, Laurie Aaron Hird created the Farmer's Wife Quilt, a queen sized sampler quilt with 111 traditional farm themed blocks.

In 1922, The Farmer's wife magazine posed this question to their readers:
"If you had a daughter of marriageable age, would you have her marry a farmer?"

The magazine recieved over 7.000 letters.
The best answers to this question are included in this book,
along with the traditional quiltblocks they inspired.

Include is a cd with easy-to-print, full sized templates for al 111 blocks.

I'm not starting with this quilt because I have several others that I want to finish first, such as the Civil War Diary Quilt, the Dear Jane quilt, my Fairy Sweet quilt which I designed myself and a few others which I'm working on.

Boy oh boy .... I need more time in a day !

maandag 12 oktober 2009

Let it snow !!!

The last few days I have stitched a design from Country Cottage needleworks.
Its called Let it snow and I stitched it on 28 ct Jobelan.
I have to think about how to finish it into an ornament.

Today I went to the hospital to talk with my doctor about the historectomy they want to do. On 22 oct. I must see the one who is doing the narcosis and then I hope to hear when the surgery is.

woensdag 7 oktober 2009

Chocolate box

Today I finished the Chocolate box from Little House Needleworks

I realy like how the chocolates look
I used DMC (solid and variation) and Necessities threads

vrijdag 2 oktober 2009

Pumpkin patch

 finished this halloween pattern. Its called Pumpkin Patch and it is a pattern from With thy needle. After stitching this design I turned it into a pumpkin and I used a real pumpkinstem as attachment.

On the back I used a pumpkin fabric

Did Diddly Designs has a great give away on her blog !