Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Stitching HDs

I can now reveal the gift I stitched for Hazel who won my Blogaversary draw. I stitched a hardanger biscornu.

Hardanger Biscornu by Meg Shinall
(from The Gift of Stitching issue June 2008)

Fabric - 28ct evenweave in ecru
Thread - DMC perle 8~ & 12#, DMC 603, DMC 3348

I have also made some ornaments for Aimetu's Stitchery.

TW Design - Beginner Whitework Ornament

Fabric - 28ct evenweave in ecru
Thread - DMC stranded cotton Ecru
Mill Hill beads - #00123 cream

Six Stranded Sweets Jessica Willis Burr - Dig It

Fabric - hand dyed 28ct
Thread - SSS Jelly Beans, Apricot, Expresso, Lemonade, Wintergreen, Black Liquorice, Grape Slushy & Strawberry Jam

Both these items are for sale at the Stitchery - the designs are by kind permission of TW Designs and Six Stranded Sweets.

On Sunday we went to Monkey Forest as mum had won some tickets. It's a great day out, the monkeys are in an enclosure which you freely walk around. They are sitting all around you and walk across your path. You are not allowed to touch them but you are so close it's amazing.

and finally...

I have lost another 1.5 pound making a total now of 12 lbs lost in 8 weeks - I am so pleased and it's really easy.


  1. gorgeous work - i love teh biscournu.
    monkey forest looks lovely too

  2. Lucky Hazel - the biscornu is gorgeous! Lovely ornies too - especially love the whitework piece. :0)
    Glad you had a good day out. Well done you on the weight loss. Feels great, doesn't it? :0)

  3. Beautiful biscornu Clare, and the whitework piece is gorgeous

  4. Gorgeous gift for Hazel.

    Congrats on the weightloss, you are doing fab.

    Nice ornies too.

  5. Hi Clare,

    What a beautiful biscornu stitched perfectly.
    And well done on your weight loss I am back on the plan having wavered for a couple of weeks!
    Chris x
    And sorry I can't come to the stitchingb evening but I am not very good at finding my way around during the day let alone night time and it is the same evening as here in Coventry..

  6. What a beautiful biscornu you stitched for Hazel.


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