Thursday, September 20, 2007

Catching up

Gosh, it's been a long time since my last entry! We had a great time away in Scotland and my mum had a lovely birthday. A bit quiet because of my dad still recovering from being ill, but he looked a lot better than I expected him to and he's striding about pretending he's never been sick. Stiff British upper lip you know! All in all they're doing pretty well and it was lovely to see them. My mum loved M is for Mother and kept picking it up and wandering about with it trying to decide where to hang it!

I took some stitching with me and finished my section on Karen's RR. It's looking absolutely gorgeous Karen. My mum and dad were very interested as they saw Katrina's RR last time I visited and this time they got to see yours.


I also stitched on Evening in the park on Monday for my SAL with Lina (I don't know why the photo is so blue - sorry). I haven't taken a photo of this for a couple of weeks as progress seems slow. But I've finished part 5 on one side now and am making progress on the other sides.


And here are a couple of photos taken at my mum and dad's in Scotland. Here's one of my first ever stitching attempts - a tapestry of Dove Cottage in the Lake District done when I was about 10 or 12 or so. So long ago I can't remember!


And here's one of the latest you may recognise if you've been reading my blog for a while. Alpine Seasons framed and hanging on the wall. Lovely to see it again!

8 comments:

  1. The RR is looking so pretty and so is Mystery 8!! Alpine looks gorgeous framed!

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  2. Welcome back!! :)

    Oh, that Quaker RR looks scrumptious! Can't wait to get my hands on it!

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  3. Oh MY! I cannot believe that stitching from when you were a little girl! How wonderful for your Mom to have it and So beautiful Nicky!
    Karen's RR is STUPENDOUS I'm sure she's drooling :)
    And I just love all of your stitching...all I can say about Alpine Chatalaine is WHOA! Gorgeous!

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  4. the RR is scrumptious!! i love it, and of course the colour is stunning,
    what a beautiful update post from you with all your wonderful pictures too, such a clever soul

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  5. Loved seeing the pics of your older works - they are gorgeous! It sounds like you had a wonderful visit with your M&D!!

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  6. I absolutely love Alpine seasons!!!!

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  7. Welcome back! Hope you had a wonderful time in Scotland! All of your stitching projects are looking great!

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  8. Glad to hear you had a great time visiting your parents! It was also really nice to see the stitched pieces you've made for them. Dove Cottage is very beautiful. I don't think I'd have had the patience to do something so big when I was 10. Your Alpine is of course stunning as always!

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