MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

A bit more progress

First of all, thank you so much for all the lovely well wishes yesterday.  Jack and I had an outstanding steak dinner at a nice restaurant and the waiter brought us a gigantic dessert to share.  We waddled out of there quite stuffed but enjoyed every single bite!

I have made some progress on my crazy quilt pillow cover for fall....


Two more motifs added using cross stitch and waste canvas (I don't suppose you've noticed that I LOVE that technique!!).  The flower on the right was also done using waste canvas.  I had the little bees in my stash so they made a perfect addition.

Today the quote is from Charles Kingsley..... "We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about"

 

10 comments:

janie krig said...

Nice additions, I like the bee hive with bees.

crazyQstitcher said...

Lovely additions to the cover. The bees are perfect.

Createology said...

I adore your new banner photo. Is it a snippet roll you created? I am certain I must make myself a snippet roll for they are calling me with their Creative Bliss. Lovely Fall CQ you are working on now. You always share the very best quotes...Thank You Mary Anne.

Baa. xxx said...

Love the bee hive and buzz bees! So sweet!

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I just HAVE to try your waste canvas technique. Waste canvas was the rage in crafting back in the 80s and I used it frequently on sweatshirts. I just love the small motifs you create using it.
xx, Carol

Christine Barnsley said...

Hello Mary Anne! This is looking beautiful! I love all the new motifs and the bee buttons are great! Christine x PS. I couldn't remember whether I have already commented on this post but it is worth another comment in any case LOL!!

Kim said...

I thought you loved cross stitching on waste canvas =) More lovely embellishing. The bee hive is lovely.

Judys Lace Creations said...

What beautiful stitching Mary Ann. That saying is just so true.It's fabulous to wake up and be enthusiastic about the day.yes what more do we need?

~*~Patty S said...

I do L♥ve the bee skep...I have some of those bee buttons too as I am always drawn to beezy weezy things :-)
oxo

karen said...

there's that amazing tree again....