Life’s Good!

YaY! Great progress with my eyesight this last week. I can see a lot more detail now and colours are so much more radiant! I can even take sharp photos without having to wear glasses.

A couple of finishes to share…

Secret Garden Strawberry, BBD

Secret Garden Strawberry, BBD – close up indoor shot

Design: Secret Garden Strawberry by Blackbird Designs
Fabric: 30 count French Vanilla, R&R Reproductions
Thread: Weeks Dye Works Turkish Red (2263)

I also finished a small ornament which I stitched in late 2008 …

Small ornament

Design: freebie, from a Quaker designs (can’t recall)
Fabric: 32 count white Belfast linen
Thread: DMC Variations 4045
Trim: a gift from my friend Gaby

And just for the fun of it, I stitched myself a pair of country style pincushions. A stitcher can never have too many of these …

Two pincushions

Happy Stitching 😉
Pokua

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Certified X-stitch addict and lover of tea, fabrics and beads. I work in the vocational education and training sector and in my spare time potter around in the garden growing roses. I'm mum to two adult children of whom I'm very proud.

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3 comments on “Life’s Good!
  1. Wonderful finishes!!!! The trim is just perfect on your Quaker ornie….. Nice job, Faye

  2. Lili says:

    Beautiful works! I love the strawberry, is so cute!!
    Hugs xx

  3. Gaynor says:

    Glad your eyes are better…lovely pincushions xxx

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