Monday 17 April 2023

Gifted Gorgeousness in April

The 15th of each month means it's Gifted Gorgeousness time, the time each month when we share our latest gifts. These can be gifts given or received, or any item made using fabric, threads, buttons, ribbon, chart, backing fabric that has been gifted.

This great idea is hosted each month by the lovely Jo at Serendipitous Stitching,  if you visit her blog you'll find the links to everyone's Gifted Gorgeousness posts. Thank you Jo for hosting another year of GG, it's great fun posting and reading.

My first GG is a selection of threads and fabric that I bought using a gift voucher and will be used for a very special gift .... I can't say anymore ssshhhh!

My next GG is from DJ, I love it. Hardanger isn't something DJ does very often and it is a style of stitching that requires checking a lot as a stitch out of line causes cutting problems. This is so beautiful, super work DJ, thank you so much it will look lovely on the church tree.

My friend Julie sent me some Lizzie Kate charts, totally unexpected, they brightened my day and will be stitched once time allows. Julie also sent a Blackwork Needle Book chart from Serendipity Designs, thank you so much Julie, you're very kind. 

I had another surprise parcel the day after Julie's had arrived. I organised an Easter Exchange for the members of Needlecraft Haven but this year I didn't join in, I just didn't have time. Mary very kindly stitched an ornament for me and sent it with a beautiful stitched card. Thank you Mary you are so kind to stitch for me too.

I'm a few days late posting as we have been away for the weekend but it's lovely to have gifts to share ... back to secret stitching.


butterfly said...

Wonderful Gifts enjoy hugs June.

Mylene said...

Lovely Hardanger piece from DJ..And such beautiful Lizzie Kate designs received as well as the Cute Easter ornament.

Faith... said...

Beautiful gifts Clare!

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Thanks for taking part in GG in April with all your lovely gifts. DJ’s hardanger is just stunning! So neat and trim.
How sweet of Mary to think of you in the exchange too.