Thursday, February 28, 2013
I was the recipient of Melanie's first RAK. Melanie chose to gift me with a chart from my wishlist. Thank you very much! It brought a smile to my face and made my day.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
My personal blog is: http://www.lakegenevacrossstitch.blogspot.com
My new cross stitching exchange blog is: http://www.blackcatcrossstitch.blogspot.com
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Thank you so much for the lovely stitched heart! It is beautiful! Those tiny buttons are so cute and will come in handy with finishing! I also loved the little post it notes! Thank you so much - it really made my day!
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Friday, February 22, 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013
Sunday, February 17, 2013
I have been sorting in my craft room and found this Lanarte chart Ballerina dancers it is a large chart very pretty if any one would like it just let me now here , or I will then put it on my blog if not.
Sorry about the picture the light just would not take a nice photo.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Have a great day all , I will be back again soon with the next one.
I am also new to this group and thought I would introduce myself. My name is Melanie and I am 53 years old and live in the North of England.
I have been stitching, sewing and knitting for as long as I can remember and in my adult life have acquired an enormous amount of stash and goodies that will " come in useful" one day. I am lucky to have my own workroom where I can spend hours doing machine embroidery and sewing but will spend my evenings doing my cross stitch downstairs with DH in front of the television. I work during the week but have just reduced to 4 days, of my own choosing so I can now spend an extra day stitching!
I have been reading this blog for some time and am so inspired by the work that is completed and the kindness shared with one another. I love to create something that will bring joy to someone else and this looks like the place for it to be appreciated, you all seem to have such fun.
Thank you for letting me be a member and I look forward to joining in with you very soon.
I will put a wish list on my blog when I update at weekend, however I love all Lizzie Kate, Little House Needleworks and Country Cottage Needleworks charts. I too enjoy making ornaments all the year round and little pillows. I love anything winter and Christmas related and have to work hard at stitching other things so this years plan is to make small's that are suitable for display at other times in the year. I love ribbon, cotton lace, charms, beads and cotton fabric, I have an enormous stash of FQ's all organised into pretty colours and enough threads to last a lifetime.
I look forward to getting to know you all and creating some tokens of joy to share with you.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Will be sorting out a couple of RAKs shortly just have to finish an exchange I'm in first.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Have a lovely day everyone!!
Firstly I would like to say a HUGE thank you to Grace. I had no idea an RAK was coming my way so was really suprised when a non-bill item of post arrived.
Inside were three beautiful peices of fabric: I think they are from the 'pink ribbon' collection. Some of you may know I have had a skirmish with breast cancer and am training to walk to raise money for cancer research. Part of this has involved me making things to exchange for sponsorship.
The photo isnt very good, sorry.
Grace, you are amazing. Thank you so much xx It will really help.
Now, a wee question: I have been learning to sew etc and I wonder if people mind non-cross stitch RAK gifts which are still home made? I wasn't sure so thought I had better check xx
Have a good week everyone xxx and again, Grace. Thank you so much.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
It really made my day , thank you soooooo much Anne :)
|before opening of the wee pillow:)|
|lovely card with it too|
|close up .. simply beautiful :)|
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thank you again Lesleyanne for sending her to me. I will enjoy adding her into my rotation too :) I'll add a pic in tomorrow as the battery in my camera has died and is re-charging.
A lovely surprise arrived for me today from Jodi :) I LOVE this design! The chart is from my wishlist, I will look forward to stitching it soon. Jodi also sent me a sweet little heart charm and some lovely ribbon. Thank you so much Jodi for cheering me up......I was having a bad day, so it arrived at a perfect time!
Other interests are swimming, bird watching, knitting and crochet. I run a cross stitch group on Yahoo, and a knitting group at a Arts Centre near me. I live in Hertfordshire UK.
Look forward to getting to know you all in time
Monday, February 4, 2013
Can I just say we really have a great bunch of ladies on this board who inspire me. Everyone has been more than generous with their RAK's. I can't tell you how honored I am to be making so many new friends. Thank You everyone for making this so much fun.
Today I got a wonderful RAK from Jodi. Jodi sent me some backing fabric, gold trimming she found in an antique store(I love going to antique stores), The Sampler Girl pattern Every time a bell rings(I can't wait to stitch this one up), Some bells to go with my pattern and some scissors in a case.
Jodi, Thank you from the bottom of my heart. This package was so sweet. I love this pattern and I can't wait to use those bells. The fabric is perfect and I all ready have some projects in mind. The gold trim is beautiful and I love that it came from an antique store. The scissors are perfect and the case will be used. My husband will be so happy when my scissors stop falling to the ground every time I go to stand up. :)
Hugs and Happy Stitching!
aww i am just so happy for my lovely gift...
i just received it from dawn..
look at the lovely bag she made for me with my name on..i just love it so much..i will always treasure my sweet bag..and there are very cute pins are tuck inside the cutie bag....
and look at all my cute goodies..i love everything so much..
thank you dear friend.
i love you
big hugs cucki x
So keep an eye out in your mailboxes and look out for a white padded envelope from Australia.
Is it heading to your house?