Lots of Finishes
So let me tell you what I have been doing while not in Blogland:
First I found a new bookcase in a charity shop, for the study. It means that by playing tetris and wearing a hard hat if I want to open any cupboard in the house, I finally have all the books down from the attic. 🙂 There was a happy reunion with many old friends.
The aran baby bag is finished in white plastic aran style buttons.
Close up. It took 500g of the Teddy Aran.
It looks fabulous with the red carpet in there.
I used buttonhole stitch colonial knots and back stitch for the embroideries.
The centre reads:
“Some paint lovely pictures,
Others write good books
Some make peaceful gardens
Others are fine cooks,
But the talent that endureth
That matters in the end
Is the tenderness and caring
That makes a faithful friend.”
I got it from an old Aussy Homespun but it seemed apt for a quilt with greyhounds in each of the toiles squares.
Atlantic Link top is finally made. In the pattern it only had 12 blocks.
I did 20 to make it the right size for a single bed. All from stash.
It is a belated birthday present so I have had my head down making it. Stephanie’s book “Uncommonly Corduroy” arrived.
Now how special was that!
Another special lady is Sylvia who sent me a gorgeous needle case for taking part in the Craft Olympics this year.
Cheery flowers for the rainy days.
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