vrijdag 20 februari 2009

Stitcheries, Calendar quilt challenge 2009 and Lyn's Silent Auction

This week I finished two of my stitchery BOMs! They are so much fun to make. For the Verandah View, instead of a bluebird, I made a black bird, since we don't have bluebirds here in the Netherlands and it would look a bit strange to me. Thank you Gail and Cheryl for these lovely free BOMs!
If you want another free BOM, 'short and sweet', see the Wonky Houses on Jenny's blog.


Then on Sunday I finally caught up with my calendar challenge. That was Sunday. Now I'm behind again. If you look closely on the strip of February 14, you will see a little heart ribbon which came along with my Sassy Flirty Apron Swap.


At the end of this month, I will start a challenge with my daughter, mother, 4 sisters, sister in law and niece: Anni Dawn's The Twelve Days of Christmas. This will definitely be a challenge, since only Laura, my daughter has done some stitching before.


Then please go over to
Lyn's blog. She's having a Silent Auction for the Bushfire Appeal, a lovely 1930's Package.


And here some more snow bells for you, to remind us that spring will soon be here (O:


I'll be gone for several days after today, escaping Carnival, that is celebrated elaborately in this part of the country. Have a lovely weekend and a happy week!

24 opmerkingen:

blackanna zei

Hallo liebe Simone,
Du bist aber sehr fleissig! Und Deine Stickereien sind so schön geworden, toll!
Dir auch ein schönes Wochenende :)
MOnika

Queen of the Armchair aka dzintrastitcheries zei

Hi Simone...you've been busy with the stitching...and looking forward to your challenge with the girls!!! Have a wonderful time away!!!

Stina zei

You been a busy girl..love your stitcheries....but most of all...thanks for the lovely pictures with hope for spring!!!

Annelies zei

The stitcheries you made look very beautiful.

Handmade by Mai zei

Je stitcheries zien er weer prachtig uit. Die wonky houses zijn erg leuk. Wat leuk die uitdaging met je familie, ben benieuwd hoe het wordt.

Fijne week

Jutta zei

Goede avond, lieve Simone,
oooh, auch du warst fleißig, deine Stickereien gefallen mir sehr !!!!
Für deinen calendar challenge werde ich dir ein paar Streifen zusenden, dann ist auch von mir "ein Stückchen" eingenäht.
Der Familien-challenge klingt toll, auf das Ergebnis bin ich sehr, sehr gespannt .... ein tolles Muster!
Deine Schneeglöckchen sind ja schon fast "groß", beneidenswert, hier ist noch tiefer Winter.
Een gezellige avond, heel veel liefs, Jutta

simplestitches zei

Hi Simone,
your stitcheries are lovely. Love the next one you are doing, might have to add that one to my list....
gorgeous snowbells...
cheers Julz

Annifee zei

Ich kann mich nur anschließen; du bist ja unglaublich fleißig :-))
Liebe Grüße, Annifee

Marit zei

Thank you for your greeting on my birthday! Your BOM stitcheries are nice! How smart to make a black bird, I should have done too as we don't have blue birds either. Lovely snow bells - here we only have snow :) Many years since we had so much snow. I hope your Carneval celebration is fun!

Dragon's Dolphin zei

Wish I could get away from Mardi Gras as you're getting away from Carnival! But since I can't, I'm going to spend the time at home where I don't have to be at the parades with all the crazies!
Shelly

chrisi zei

ach und bei uns liegt immer noch Schnee(oder schon wieder)heute war sehr sonnig,ich habe nachgeschazt ob sich die Schneeglöcken zeigen,leider nichts lg christine

Jackie zei

Enjoy your vacation! I'm loving the fabrics (and the placement) in your calendar quilt!

Sherri zei

Your stitcheries are lovely...and you're doing the Anni Downs 12 Days of Christmas as well...that is on my list to start! I love the book!

Micki zei

Your work is beautiful, and i can see that you were very busy indeed this week.
Micki

Catherine zei

Beautiful work!! I have that Anni Down's Stitchery....good luck, it is wonderful and a lot of stitchery! Your Snowdrops are lovely...a sure picture of Spring!! Enjoy your Carnival escape! Cathy

Peg - Happy In Quilting zei

Simone..what a busy girl...just love your stitcheries they are such fun to do...I am a little behind on my Calender Quilt Challenge, yours looks so good.

Gretchen zei

Wonderful stitcheries and calendar quilt!

Renee zei

Your calender challenge is looking great Simone!

Lotusblüte zei

Liebe Simone, Deine Stitcheries sind wieder zauberhaft und ich wünsche Dir und uns allen, daß es endlich Frühling wird - ein schönes Wochenende und hoffentlich etwas Sonne -Ganz liebe Grüße von Gaby :o)

Robyn zei

Hi Simone,
Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my purple background :p
It'll be for a time, until I find something I like better.
I haven't been to your place for ages...been busy Hexing :D
It's great to catch up.

Your stitcheries are gorgeous!
Enjoy your new family challenge.
hugs
Robyn xx

bear picnic zei

Hi Simone,
Love the blackbird. I had no idea there were no bluebirds in the Netherlands! They are my second favorite, behind the Western Meadowlark.
Wishing you well,
Karlie

bluebird-lyn zei

Hello Simone,you have been busy.Look forward to seeing The Twelve Days of Christmas. Regards Lyn

Christine zei

Lovely stitching. We are certainly spoilt this year with all the great free BOMs.
Christine

Anoniem zei

Lees het hele blog, pretty good

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