Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Nearly Finished

Well, thank you to all my cheerleaders, I think I'm nearly done now:

I wasn't looking forward to doing these:  They all needed to be hooped in pretty much the same place to make all the embroideries appear in the same place.

Usually I hoop the item to be embroidered, but instead I hooped some sticky stuff, so that could stay in the hoop and I could stick the napkins to it.

I then drew a line to mark the placement of the napkin corner

And carefully lined up each napkin along the line

And stitched

Each embroidery took a chunk out of the sticky stabiliser which is why that looks at bit patchwork, but it all worked out fine, phew!
 * FINISH Napkins for Anna
Just a few projects to go

For when Dave & Liz's baby arrives
 * FINISH I-Spy Quilt

For Christmas  
* START 2 Pairs of Patchwork boots   

* START Wrap for Terri
After Christmas
 * START Jacket for Jamie 
 * START Embroider Anisa's name onto a quilt
 * START Nicky's Book Block (Out of Africa) 
 * START Janine's Butterfly block (Out of Africa) 
 * START Sana's Home is where the heart is block (Out of Africa) 
 * START Simone's caravan cushions
 * FOR ME Christmas Tree by Candlelight wall hanging


  1. Yay for nearing the bottom of the list!

  2. You really are pacing down that list! These look great :)

  3. You're so good at this stuff!!! I will, one day, re use my embroidery unit. Not sure when though.

    Keep ticking off the list!!!

  4. The end is in sight YIPEE!

  5. Well done Benta you deserve an extra glass of something nice for going done this long list of things to sew before Christmas. I wish you a Merry Christmas with all your family around you. Sincerely. Pascale

  6. Hi sweetie, I can'tfind your email anywhere I just wanted to say thank you! Very much for the Christmas Present! That was so cute.xxx Hope you have a lovely Christmas xxx


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