Friday, July 23, 2010

July Challenge

Judith at Creative Studio has a fun July challenge on at the moment using two colours for some decor ideas - there are lots and lots of beautiful finished items on her blog - go HERE for a look.........

I have been working on a couple of designs for it myself....

These pictures are inspired by my love for rainforests ........


you can see some of my special loves behind..........

THE PICTURES, THE PICTURES
(my 4 precious little grandies.....)

............... not the bottles!!!!!

I used free motion to try and get texture and design into the leaves...

This is a cushion I have been waiting to finish.... the challenge spurred me on....



My first proper project in needleturn......

I have had fun over at Little Ted Canvas remembering knitting Nancy......... I remember making place mats with her .... what have you made with a knitting Nancy?
.........and I love these gift tags .............  and for us Southern Hemispherers having cold nights - try this mulled wine to warm the soul...

12 comments:

  1. LOve those leaf designs... great free form stitching... and I am on my way over there to see what Judith has xxx

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  2. Beautiful stitching! I'm not brave enough to do free motion quilting yet. It's only straight or wavy lines for me :)

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  3. Really great free motion , love the leaves , very cool.

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  4. Those canvas look fabulous. Clever you.

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  5. Your leaves are beautiful Bubz, I love the way you've stitched the detail. so simple and perfect.

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  6. You are just so kind! Glad you've been enjoying my posts, it's lovely to read your comments, always so cheery & encouraging! Your needlework is amazing I love those rainforest inspired pieces.

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  7. They are just so gorgeous! The quilting is so effective. What a super effect.

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  8. You have found some amazing sites to visit...Do you have an online source for the wool?
    Mama Bear

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  9. Love the way you did your free motion quilting on your project.

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  10. WOW! Just love your free motion work on your July Early Bird Challenge Project...well done!
    Hugs..Judith
    http://creativestudio10.blogspot.com
    p.s. thanks for the cuppa..you knew I loved tea...Tetley's of course, LOL!

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  11. Just love what you've made for Judiths challenge. You are so talented :)

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