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Thursday, 20 August 2009

WIP & new start

We've had a family crisis here so i've not been about much recently and not a lot of stitching has been accomplished either, although today i spent a nice afternoon putting some stitches into my new start. It's still ongoing and causing a lot of stress for us all so if i am not around much and reading/commenting on blogs please accept my apologies.

New start for August was a gift from Karen for Christmas last year, something a little different. It's by Keslyn's Designs and called Grandma Pitty Poo. If you scroll down its on the left hand side on her site (cant get a clickable pic to load up).

I like quite a lot of these designs although this is the first one i have tried. Has anyone else stitched one of her designs before?

Beatrix has also had an airing too. With not doing anything on it in July i thought i had better not leave it till the last couple of days this month. Its been going with me to the stitching club each week and i've managed to add 3 motifs this month. I think there are only about 11 left to add till it's completed, so i should be on track for a finish this year which is what the NBPQ SAL blog was set up for.

A postcard dropped through my letterbox yesterday and was a lovely surprise, Clare is on holiday in Wales with her family and new dog. Talking of Clare, she's the organiser of the mail-art exchange i joined and post out is this weekend. As soon as it arrives with its new owner i can show you, i wonder who is sending to me? Another nice piece of mail my postie will enjoy delivering, i hope he has clean hands!!

Thanks for stopping by

10 comments:

  1. I hope things settle down soon...families are full of crisises arent they.

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  2. bp is coming along well, nice start

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  3. I like your new start by Keslyn, it is really pretty. lov the colors.
    I have been waiting for a snap of your BP. Awesome!

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  4. Hope your crisis is resolved soon.
    Wonderful new start, I've always been tempted by those Keslyn's designs, but I've never tried one.
    Great progress on BP too

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  5. Lots of (((((((((hugs))))))))) Julie.
    Gorgeous new start. A designer I haven't come across before - lots of lovelies! BP is truly gorgeous. Got a postcard too - looks a lovely area. Looking forward to seeing your mail art pics. :0)

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  6. Pretty new start and BP is looking great.
    I hope everything gets better real soon
    (((hugs)))

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  7. Sorry things have not been their best...sending {{{hugs}}} that it is sorted soon.

    Love your new peice and your BP is looking magic...

    Have a good weekend xx

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  8. BP is looking beautiful, i really love that design.
    I hope that things settle down soon for you and your family.

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  9. Lovely postcard - I must go there sometime LOL

    Sorry to hear things have not been good ((hugs))

    Stitching looks as fab as ever :)

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  10. Hi Julie,
    Thank you for your comments; perhaps your family crisis spread from ours which is still stressing me out. I have had sleepless nights and headaches and have struggled to stitch.. my BP sal has been put to one side but I have caught up on my exchanges.. Your Beatrice is looking good I shall dig mine out as I think you've helped me to get my mojo going on some thing for me!!
    Hope your troubles calm down, its horrid isn't it?
    Hugs and Blessings
    Chris x

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