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Thursday, 21 July 2016

Sunshine stitching



On Tuesday afternoon I thought I'd make the most of the sunshine and sit out in our garden and add some stitches to my Landscape WIP.


I managed to add just under 50 stitches before I had to go indoors (because even though I hate to complain) it was way too hot!  

I did manage to add another 159 stitches once I got inside, there was a lot of confetti stitching in the last bit left on the left hand panel but thankfully it is now complete.   I did manage to add a few stitches to the central panel which I am hoping will stitch up much quicker as there isn't quite so much confetti.


I had great fun at the workshop at Scrapbook Magic yesterday.  All of the suitcases were made but I only managed to decorate one of them.  I will try and get them completed as soon as possible and hopefully have them ready to share with you soon.  For now though I will share Margarets photo of her suitcases.  I will be using completely different papers. 


They all stack nicely inside each other but I think it would be a shame to keep them like that.   They could be used to store a variety of items or mini albums could be made and put inside, a record of all your holiday travels maybe.

Today I am travelling up to Taunton to meet up with Darnell of djkardcreations along with some of her other friends and bloggers.  I am so excited at the prospect of finally meeting this kind and so amusing lady who has travelled over to our country to attend a crafting retreat in my home town of Swindon.  What is also so amazing about the retreat (which I'm not attending) is that it is a company from Australia who are doing the retreat.  The Happy Little Stampers are running their first UK retreat and I am sure they will have a great time and I hope to hear all about it from  Darnell on her blog.

3 comments:

Lesley said...

Hope you have a wonderful time.
Love the little suitcases,look forward to seeing yours.

catherine said...

Great progress on your stitching project Linda and yes it was very hot here too!

Looks like you enjoyed your workshop and I love the idea of all those suitcases for mini albums. Have a good meet up with your friends !,,
X catherine

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

What patience you must have to do all that wonderful stitching Linda! It was lovely meeting you too yesterday! Have a lovely day! Hazel xx
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