Thursday, May 7, 2009

I gave in to temptation!

I have no willpower! I just couldn't resist going home on Tuesday night and starting the Gingham Girls. Do you find that some things absolutely have to be started straight away, no matter how many other projects you have on the go? But.... I did finish something first. Barb Smith makes these gorgeous little sewing machine buttons and I had one to play with so made a lovely little old-fashioned looking pin cushion. I quite like this vintage look.

By the time I had finished that it was getting a little later into the evening, so only managed to do a little stithing of ''the girls'' - see, how could anyone resist stitching these fabulous ladies!

I have some gorgeous work to show you, stitched by Linda. This is a Cinderberry Stitches pattern and I love the colours Linda chose. Aren't these little treasures beautiful!

Last week I received a letter from Pam in Australia who overdyes stranded cotton threads, and she sent a sample of some the colours. Well, again who could resist!!!
I ordered the complete range, but what do you think of this sampling of the colours. Brenda Ryan uses these threads in much of her work and I can see why - wonder how fast the postie can get these here?

And I had to show you another very cute little range of fabric that arrived yesterday - very different to the Moda I showed you earlier, I know, but still Wow!

I'm thinking - what will look good in this fabric?
Keep warm and happy stitching.



Anonymous said...

The photos are full of eye candy...lovely stuff.

Simone de Klerk said...

Such lovely things to see! It all looks beautiful. The thread colors are amazing and I love the fabrics (O: I can understand you couldn't resist starting to make those lovely girls!

Maree said...

Cna you tell me what is the name of these fabrics...are they from Paula Prass....