Sunday, 30 January 2011

January Monthly Challenge

Today was reveal day for the Needlecraft Haven Monthly Challenge -  Des Filles et une Aiguille ... by Tralata

This is my cat - I made it into a coaster :)

Fabric - 32ct evenweave Ivory
Thread - DMC 115 varigated
Christine has already put the February Challenge up - guess I better get stitching LOL

I had a great day today - I spent the morning making cards - one for the Sweet Feet Exchange on NH and 10 for the 2011 Birthday Thread Exchange, again on NH, I really enjoyed sitting making them whilst watching the tennis - maybe next time Andy. I can't share the photos just yet.

I am working on an Elliot design for DD's birthday - it's a lovely heart but her birthday is on 17th Feb so I have to get going. She has been really poorly this last week - she's had this awful flu and has been knocked off her feet for five days now. She is getting better but it's taking a long time.

WIP on Elliot - 30st Jan 2011
My new forum Needlecraft Haven is 1 month old tomorrow and I have designed a little chart as a thank you to all the lovely members. If you haven't popped by yet just apply for membership and I'll authorise it - you'll be able to browse around then and see all the fabulous things we're doing.

Thanks for popping by, happy stitching.

10 comments:

  1. Your challenge piece is gorgeous. Lovely new start on Elliot. Hope your daughter gets well soon.

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  2. Great finish Clare, it's so pretty.

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  3. Your coaster is adorable. I hope your daughter feels better soon.

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  4. I love your cat coaster, beautiful

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  5. Lovely finish on the Challenge. My first thought was a coaster too, but a minor miscalculation on the fabric front made it come out too big and I had to rethink!
    Hope DD is better soon

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  6. lovely finish Clare. Congratulations on the success of the forum

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  7. Love your cat coaster Clare. So cute.

    Nice WIPs too.

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  8. Great minds think alike, the challenge screamed coaster to me too LOL

    Hope Philly is soon 100%

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  9. Have seen this Challenge in the Flesh it's gorgeous hun.

    Was great seeing you on Sunday, thats for the Cuppa.

    Hope Philly feels better soon

    Hugs xxxxx

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  10. Cute coaster Clare.
    This flu is really taking its toll on everyone, hope your DD is feeling better. Hugs!

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