Sunday, 11 February 2018

Finished just in time.....

Yay! I have just finished the first three little blocks of Gail Pan's wonderful i-stitch-club BOM. The stitcheries were really sweet and a lot of fun to work.

I used some of my favourite variegated fine silk threads from Stef Francis. I mixed two different colours and I am really pleased with how the embroidery looks.

Needleturn applique is not a technique I am very familiar with, so it took me a while to get them finished off (don't look too closely!!)

The bonus project for the month of January was the sweetest little 'dilly' bag.  I just managed to get that finished this afternoon, which is just a couple of days before the next month's patterns are due to be released.

I can't wait to see what the pattern for next month brings but, in the meantime, I am really thrilled that I have managed to get this month's blocks and project finished on time!

Thank you for visiting 💟


  1. Ein schönes Projekt. Die ersten Ergebnisse sind super. Auch die Farben gefallen mir sehr. Da bin ich gespannt auf Deine nÀchsten Arbeiten.
    Liebe GrĂŒĂŸe

  2. They are beautiful Christine. I love the way you put the two variegated colours together. It looks so pretty and the cute little dilly bag. Karen, Hannah and Baa. xxx

  3. Das lÀuft ja super, schön dass Du Alles rechtzeitig fertig bekommen hast.

  4. Your needle-turning looks wonderful--very professional! I also love these sweet designs and the dilly bag is so cute! It was very clever to combine the threads--adds a lot of interest. Happy stitching!

  5. awww - such cute little stitcheries! As for the needle-turned applique - do you have any freezer paper? If so, cut it to size, iron onto the back and then you can use some starch (I use the spray-on type and just spray some into a small container and use a Q-tip to apply it). Moisten the seam allowance and then fold it over & press. Remove the freezer paper and then you can easily stitch it down.

  6. they are adorable! I think your applique looks fantastic

  7. Those are absolutely adorable!


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