Wednesday, 31 December 2008

On my desk 31.12.08 ...

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Another Needlefelted Postcard - this one to be embellished for a Winter theme.
The last day of the year .... not too many reflections as several are so sad .... yet John and I are lucky, we keep well, happy,
and appreciate all our lovely family and so many friends.
Home, holidays, and hobbies take up our time in a most enjoyable way.
Many thanks to all friends who visit me here, on Flickr, and Docrafts and a very healthy, happy New Year to all.

Sunday, 28 December 2008

Needlefelted Post Cards

"Leaves & Berries on Snow" and
"Winter Sunset"
Needlefelted on Dupion and Felt backgrounds - the sunset one for Flickr monthly personal challenge 6x4lives.
I'd like to improve my hand needlefelting so plan to do a few postcards and then try a bigger picture.

Wednesday, 24 December 2008

On my desk 24.12.08 ...

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...... mat waiting to be ironed - craft room now has sofa bed opened for Christmas guests - family, so they will excuse being cramped and completely surrounded by "mom's things"!

Christmas Eve

Despite having a "schedule" to work to this week there are still lots of things to do today - no time for crafting or sitting here browsing - so off I go!
The pic is a felt pen drawing from long ago.

Monday, 22 December 2008

Mosaic Monday - Memories

For group on Flickr:
Created with

Weiner Christkindlmarkt 1992, in front of City Hall.
Lovely Christmas memories of visiting our daughter Jane who was living in Vienna. A wonderful place all year round but magical at Christmas!

Monday, 15 December 2008

Mosaic Monday - Cakes

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I bought the book some years ago at a craft fair - and it has served us well.
Each year John, my husband, makes a lovely cake following Delia to the letter,and usually gets ideas from the book for snowmen and things.
This year it's penguins, but from Sainsbury's magazine, - at the side a few from previous years (not all).
My contribution is the band, and eating lots.

Sunday, 14 December 2008


It must be nearly last posting date for Christmas!
I completed all charity card orders some time ago but I'm still making some for personal use - this was quick to make, just beads added to the centre of the cut out fabric Poinsettia, then matted on gold.

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

On my desk Dec 10th ....'Stamp Collection'

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'Stamp' prints,from original work made for cards,made in Flickr toys,to be made into gift tags for personal use.

Saturday, 6 December 2008


We don't have our Christmas decorations out too soon but this picture comes out of the cupboard once a year at this time.
I stitched it in 1997.
My addiction to Amazing Circles, easily made in continues.
This is one of my favourites.

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

On my desk Dec 3rd ..... Christmas came early!

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Yesterday Maureen (k Roy visited us - the first time we have met, though we have been friends since last year.
She is so generous and brought me these lovely gifts ..... the list reads like The Twelve Days of Christmas theme!

....lots of lovely Aida,
felted knitted brooch,
santa on a christmas card,
lovely yellow braid,
beaut-i-ful lace,
fancy fabric patches,
gorgeous yellow postcard,
and a fab notebook with a felt cover.

.....also an embroidery magazine and exciting looking present for real Christmas!
What an exciting day, many, many thanks Maureen for these lovely gifts.
We took a few photos - sorry I'm no oil painting though!

Monday, 1 December 2008

Mosaic Monday

One for the group in Flickr:

Images from original work, used recently, embellished with beads and/or stitching on cards.