Thursday, November 1, 2012

WIP Wednesday on Thursday

A day late but better late than never I guess . In the evenings I like to sit and stitch ,sometimes it is redwork and sometimes it is just sewing on a binding but my hands do not care much for being idle . I recently finished off these two redwork projects , now to make them into something .
This one has been in the works for a long time actually , I kept setting it aside and doing something else but decided it was time to get this completed , this was a free pattern but I do not remember where I got it from and I can't locate my print out right now,if someone recognizes it please let me know the designer so I can give credit.Thanks to Kate I have an answer to the designer for this cute pattern, you can get the pattern here  and the designer is Jan Wilde .
This next one is  Gail Pan design called Red Robins at Christmas , isn't it a sweet design. This one I remembered to iron on some interfacing on the back so you can't see my threads traveling :-)
 This little project was a delight to make , a sweet little pattern by Anni Downs of Hatched and Patched ,I just love it!
This stitchery has been done for months and finally I got around to adding borders , this is a This and That pattern and another favorite of mine.
I had made nine patch blocks for an exchange and had some strips left over so rather than toss them I looked to see what I could use with them to make some mug rugs , I made two of these .The Santa fabric I have had for years and years and since I had just small scraps of that fabric too I used it and really love how they turned out.
I showed you some postcards I made using vintage Christmas cards in an earlier post , well I also made these two using fabric scraps just for the fun of it .
 Now that may seem like a lot to show but this didn't happen overnight , it represents quite a few days of sewing over the past while . I am linking up to the Needle and Thread Network ,thanks for stopping by today and do yourself a favor and head on over and check out what others have done this week.
 hugs Sheila

26 comments:

  1. Love your blocks,especially the Redwork! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. looks like you are getting ready for Christmas. Love all your stuff.

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  3. I really love to sit and do stitchery.. Love all your projects Sheila.
    I also have just finished the little Christmas tree with the birds.Also can't remember who designed it..

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  4. Hello dear Sheila I enjoyed looking at your beautiful projects I know how it is I have to do something with my hands I can't keep them still ,I also peeked at your Aunt Bessies cards I love vintage Christmas cards they give me a nice warm feeling like bieng a kid and waiting for Christmas to come and open presents and ofcourse recieving cards in the mail and placing them on the fireplace mantel ,I had been super busy after the quilt con. in Thess. last month my friend was due to come down and help me set up my quilt table and bly did I have to do some tricks to get things in order and make space I will be posting soon I feel bad about not visiting my freinds blogs lately. hope all is well with you as always.

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  5. Very inspiring, clever use of your left-overs for the mug-rug.

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  6. I love your redwork. And snowmen are a favorite of mine.

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  7. Love all your projects. All look fabulous. HUgs,

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  8. Oh I just love your redwork! Looks like your are gearing up for some winter!!

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  9. Love your Frosty stitcheries. Boy you have finished some lovely projects Sheila.

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  10. those are all beautiful projects. It feels good to get things finished.
    Can't have idle hands either while sitting of an evening.

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  11. Oh my, all your Christmas projects made me start to panic a little inside. LOL, they are all beautiful.

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  12. Red work always looks so very nice. Lovely!

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  13. Oh you have lots of Christmas goodies being worked on. It's hard to believe it is November already isn't it. Christmas will be here before we know it. :)

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  14. Beautiful stitching, sheila! I love the redwork. My hands always have to be busy, too.

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  15. wow i love all your projects Sheila,well done,love xmas.xx

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  16. I think this may be the pattern you used:
    http://www.mulberrystr.com/free-pattern/
    A friend did this one, and I had it on my maybe someday list. You did a lovely job.

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  17. All your projects look lovely and very creative, no matter how long they took or didn't to do :)

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  18. Oh my, what great little projects! I have the This and That snowman pattern, thanks for reminding me. That might be just what I wil start next.

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  19. all lovely Sheila; I love the wool piece and the postcards. thank you for visiting today

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  20. awesome work they all look fabulous ! hugs xo

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  21. i just love your stitching Sheila ... that is something i need to start and practice I have only ever done just a wee bit of stitching... You are sure going to have a stack of post cards :)
    hugs
    in stitches

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  22. I love coming over to visit you as you always have wonderful projects finished or on the go! Love all the chrissy "things". :)

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  23. WOW I love all that you've been working on,you can't have too many christmassy things I say :) Barb.

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  24. All your Christmas projects are so lovely, I love them all. I have a couple of them and seeing them made up makes me want to start my own!!

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  25. So many darling creations! You certainly keep yourself busy.

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