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, January 29, 2014

A bookish treasure....and bum, bum, de-bum

Yesterday the mail yielded up a book I've had on my wish list ever since I knew it was available and I wasn't the least disappointed with it...


The book is absolutely crammed with charming illustrations
with areas left blank for you to add your own 
drawings (or whatever you like).
I plan to use some of the illustrations as 
stitching patterns.

 


Here's an example of just one of the charming pages...

Specs:  'Secret Garden - An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book' by Johanna Basford.  Published by Laurence King Publishing Ltd.
ISBN 13:978-1-78067-106-2




Today was our monthly CQTeers meeting,
and we made these....


The most interesting pincushion I've ever owned!!

Today's quote:  "The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it.  Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul."  - Rona Barrett

7 comments:

  1. Hahaha!! That is the funniest and cutest pin cushion I have ever seen!! Love the tattoo!!

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  2. It sure is a lovely book. It's on my wish list.
    Had a good laugh at your pincushion. It amazes me how people come up with these ideas, lol.

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  3. Tell us more about the pincushion. Did you stitch it or catch it?

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  4. Anonymous9:27 AM

    Hey MA...love the tat. Glad you enjoyed the class! LOL
    Sue
    (aka Mrs Noofy)

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  5. What a fantastic looking book. I just had to buy one for a friend. Thanks

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  6. LOLOLOL
    I love it!

    Guess what arrived today?
    YEAHHHHH lol

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  7. your pincushion made me laugh out loud!!! I am not going to ask what the inspiration was....I may have a hot flush!! I have that book....I just drool.

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