Exits and Entrances

It’s winter! This morning I heard the kookaburras laughing in the trees out in the park behind us. That definitely is a winter signal for this neck of the woods. Today, for the first time in a week, it’s not raining. It’s been great to have the rain, though we could have done without the mini tornado last week (which happened only a five minute drive from us!) and the two storms, which caused quite a bit of damage in the South-West region.

All that rain has kept me indoors, which means that I have a few things to show 🙂

First off, a finish…

Maggi Co’s Village 1

Village 1 closeup

Design: A wonderful village 1, Maggi Co’s Village
Fabric: 36 count white Newcastle linen
Thread: DMC as charted 

Secondly, a new start…

Adam & Eve Sampler

Design: Adam & Eve Sampler, The Historical Sampler Company
Fabric: 32 count Stoney Grey Taupe Belfast (my choice of fabric)
Thread: DMC as charted 

Would you believe it, this will be my very first A&E sampler! I’ve admired many an A&E sampler on other blogs, so looking forward to having my very own.

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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5 comments on “Exits and Entrances
  1. Lovely work. I am admiring the new sampler project and must now go search for it! It is stunning and I look forward to watching your progress unfold…. Smiles, Faye

  2. K. Marie says:

    Your stitching is so finely done. I like reading over your blog so I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award!!

  3. Julie says:

    I really like your finished project and I’m intrigued by your next start! I’m not sure if I envy your position in the world right now. Maybe the weather. I live in the desert and in my neck of the woods we had 95f heat. Whenever it gets this hot, I wonder if I should be on the opposite end of the world. Thanks for the lovely pictures of your finish!

  4. lostdododesigns says:

    I love this piece! Great pictures!

  5. Giovanna says:

    Very nice finish, congrats! I’ve just found your blog, so nice to be here 🙂

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