June 8, 2010

Sunshine & Stitches


Sneak peeks at a WIP that I started on monday... There's the new sewing table in use and I can fold it up and slide it away. I still prefer my round bistro table by the window for tea time.



I found that I am a bit rusty when it came to the free-motion quilting. I definitely need some more practice! My swirly lines were a bit wobbly but I left them because that's part of the charm... right?! I enjoyed the hand-embroidery which I took with me to the park today. I even had time to work on it because today Claire finally figured out how to swing all by herself!

Meet my new teacup and floral pillowcase. I found them for a great deal at a second hand shop last week :o) I think this is the prettiest teacup I have ever seen! I am trying to decide whether or not to cut into the pillowcase to make a pendant garland for above the window in my tea room as was the intended purpose...

Enjoy your afternoon tea & quilted crafts :o)

19 comments :

  1. your stitching is perfect, and I love that little tea cup! I bet the pillowcase will look wonderful as a garland above the window!

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  2. That really is a sweet little cup! How nice to take your stitching to the park and watch your daughter swing! Love it.
    Smiles, Karen

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  3. i love your blog so much!!!, so nice pictures- wonderful!!!
    angela

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  4. Everything you do is beautiful. It has that special touch that is totally unique to just you. I am just so glad that you are in the world to inspire so many of us with your wonderfulness x

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  5. The perfect post for a little break. Thank you for the gorgeous picture and for the sun (it's grey, rainy and windy today). Rachel D.

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  6. ciao i tuoi lavori sono sempre una sorpresa e una meravigli per gli occhi ciao cinzia italy

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  7. Your project is looking beautiful as all the things you create! glad you are blogging more.

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  8. Wrrr, my previous comment just disappeared! I love your tea cup!

    Funny, I love the colours you use in your creations but personally I can not work with them. Somehow I have to use more vivid colours.

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  9. gosh that teacup looks so much prettier in your picture, you really have a good eye for thrifting!|

    i will have to see your new table for our next sewing get together :D

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  10. I really enjoyed looking at your blog today. I can't wat to see what you are working on completed. I love the teacup! Howe pretty!

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  11. HAPPY BIRTHDAY my sweet friend !
    I hope you got a whole day to yourself & that you were spoiled by your loved ones !
    xoxoxo many many hugs !!!!!c

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  12. It is a day later but even so happy birthday to you from me.
    Sorry , my English is not that good.
    Greetings from Holland,
    Marga

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  13. Laurraine, I really appreciate your work! Everytime I need inspiration I come to visit your blog. Sweet and relaxing space you have created. Thank you!! Brazilian hugs, Bela.

    Ah, the tea cup is lovely!!

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  14. I just love coming by for a visit, your blog is such a breath of fresh air. Love what you've been working on.

    GOOD NEWS!!! You're a WINNER of my Recipe Card Give Away. CONGRATULATIONS! I'm so happy for you!

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  15. everything looks so cozy at your house. Enjoy tea in your lovely new cup!!

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  16. hi,Laurraine
    your blog is wonderful.Come visit my.I'llbe very happy if you became an accompanist.hugs(terradeduendes.blogspot.com)

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  17. A beleza não tem idioma certo, então... amei seus trabalhos, voce tem muito bom gosto e capricho.
    Beijocas, Nilda
    http://meucantin5.blogspot.com/

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