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Saturday, 27 September 2008

Reveal day ..

This is what i did with the Windy Willows free chart NOEL for the September challenge at JA. I had a few ideas what to do with it, then came across the ribbons/bells that i'd kept from the Lindt chocolate reindeers last Christmas. An idea formed about a needleroll type cracker. Fabric is 28ct laguna, no label so no colour name, the thread is Carries Creations Mistletoe - a special edition thread i got from Jaynes Attic.

Hope you are all having a nice weekend, did you all watch Strictly Come Dancing? what did you think this week?

20 comments:

  1. Love your Challenge piece & using the ribbon/bells was inspired. Great excuse for buying Lindt choccie reindeers too. LOL :0)
    Sorry, I don't watch Strictly - didn't watch Come Dancing either. Way too energetic. :0)

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  2. What a GREAT idea for an exchange. Nicely done!

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  3. Julie,
    This needleroll is very lovely!
    I saw some friends have stitched this design, but the needleroll is so cute!

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  4. Love your "cracker"...very pretty colour too.

    I am an X Factor addict...so do not watch the dancing...but enjoy your foxtrot...lol!!

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  5. Your needleroll looks lovely and festive.
    Watched Strictly, really enjoyed it. I love the outfits as much as the dancing! See tonight who goes??

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  6. Lovely finish Julie. I saw most of strictly - I loved Gillian's dress..lol

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  7. Great finish Julie! I always save those Lindt bells too, now I know why ;D
    I enjoyed Strictly more than I expected to. I hope I look as good as Cherie Lunghi when I reach her age. What am I talking about? I wish I looked that good now!

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  8. Julie, it's absolutely stunning. I LOVE the ribbons and bells, and your stitching is perfect!

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  9. Julie,

    Your needleroll is just stunning. You really picked the perfect coordinating floss and fabric for it.

    Could you e-mail me? I have a question for you.

    I wish you a very nice week :)

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  10. Julie what a fantastic finish and a beautiful idea!

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  11. I LOVE your challenge piece Julie. Very unusual and very pretty.

    Also love your PC SAL. I might stitch it one day but God only knows when!

    I hope DH is feeling better.

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  12. Your challenge piece turned out great, Julie. Well done!!

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  13. Beautiful finish Julie.

    Missed Strictly I'm afraid.

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  14. very pretty Julie!!! You did a great job on it!!!

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  15. What a beautiful needleroll Julie, congratulations !

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  16. Your stitching is lovely, as always. What a great way to finish it.

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  17. Very pretty! The "cracker" finish is perfect!

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