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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Great mail and stitching...

I received a lovely surprise in the mail yesterday
from Pam Kellogg....a pretty brooch
in my favourite colours!

Isn't it pretty? 
Thank you SO much Pam!!

You also might like to know that Pam is starting a new series of
eye candy on her blog.  She will be posting pictures of her
waste canvas seam treatments as inspiration for
crazy quilters.
Go HERE to see!

I finally completed one section of my
Road To My House wallhanging!

Please keep in mind that these are my first attempts at free-motion stitching!


  1. Love your gift brooch. Lovely colors and the buttons really make it special. I love buttons!
    Love your stitiching MA. Your piece is going to be great!

  2. Cute brooch, I am off to check those seam treatments!

  3. I think your first attempts are fabulous!! Nice pin from Pam, too.

  4. Brilliant machine embroidery--why haven't you tried it before?

  5. My favourite colour too. Your free motion stitching is very interesting. I'd like to see the finished project.

  6. What a darling brooch...and what a thoughtful that colour! Your stitching looks amazing...have a great day...hope you can fit in some more stitching time. xoxoxo

  7. I like what you're doing and looking forward to seeing the finished product.

  8. Pam was sweet to send you such a lovely brooch. I have a feeling she knew it was your favorite color. Nice start on your free motion project. I'm sure it will turn out great.

  9. Very pretty brooch and I really like your bookcase. So much fun!
    best, nadia

  10. You're quite welcome MA! Like I said in my note, perhaps it will keep your Winter coat from feeling so heavy! LOL!!!

    Love your free motion embroidery. I have a free motion foot for my machine and I've tried it but I think (know) I prefer handwork.

    Love & hugs, Pam

  11. Wow that's amazing. I am always in awe of someone who can use a sewing machine - and free motion - clever, clever, clever.

  12. That FM stitching looks amazing!!!!

    Can't wait to see more!! Yay

  13. Your new broach is pretty and a lovely gift from a friend.
    I think your free motion bookshelf is amazing! This is fabulous for a beginner. Well done!

  14. ooo lucky you...I adore those colors and your new brooch too! Lovely!

    Your stiched book shelf is must be so pleased!

    That Carole is quite a teacher

  15. Is the wallhanging from Carol in NZ's class? that looked interesting but I am too busy to take another class. Did you do her journal one? I have thought about it and hope she does it again.

    Pam is a sweetheart. do you know she only lives about a hour north of me but we have never got together. One of these days we must.




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