Friday, 17 October 2008

Catch Up

It's been one of those weeks this week. By the time I've got to the end of the day, I have felt so tired, I just didn't feel up to writing the blog. I did manage to do a bit of stitching though.

Tuesday I began stitching to the right of the roof and chimney. And did a bit more Wednesday, but yesterday I decided to have a bit of a break. I needed something to stitch that I didn't need to work too hard concentrating on.

I began another fabric postcard. I hand quilted the centre section using gold thread.
After stitching the seams on the main body of the postcard, I hand appliqued the quilted square using blanket stitch.
I then added the leaf button before stitching the front and back of the postcard together.

I haven't decided on the destination of this card yet. It will either be Australia of America. I have the other postcard all prepared and ready for stitching.
I am now going to go back and do some more cross stitch. The break from cross stitching has been brief, but refreshing.

9 comments:

Miss Nancy said...

Your hand work is beautiful. A true work of art. I really enjoy viewing your projects. Also, thank you for the comments you leave on my blog. You are always so thoughtful!

Gaynor said...

I have nver heard of fabric postcards before: What an excellent idea. def. something to consider while I cant cross stitch very much.
Cheered me up no end...of to blow dust off my sewing machine!
lol
gaynor

timetostitch said...

I have never heard of Fabric postcards either! How lovely!
Petra

Karan said...

Another lovely postcard. The TK piece is developing well. :0)
Think we'd make a matching pair of bookends at the moment then LOL - hope we both get some energy back soon :0)

Miss 376 said...

I have only come across fabric postcards recently on Stitchin Fingers. There are some really talented ladies around that have done some lovely cards using various techniques

paulahewitt said...

wonderful - its always good to have a few projects on the go so you can have a break from one. i can imagine that concentrating on the cross stitch at the end of a long day would be difficult

Angelcat said...

You have made such fast progress on the cross stitch, it'll be done in no time! Love the new postcard, I'd love to trade a postcard with you when you have time to make some more :)

Colleen formerly of South Africa said...

Wow, the cross stitching is great! I've done in the past...but I am done ... now...if you know what I mean. I can finish a quilt in the time it took me to do small wallhanging. Love the post card. What a talent.

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