vrijdag 17 juli 2009

Cupcakes, a lovely Spring Fling Round Robin Quilt and something new

I needed something new to do. Somehow fabrics don't inspire me at the moment. So I went to the knitting shop and bought myself some wool, which I was planning to do for a long time. The woman was so kind to let me borrow the book, since it is no longer for sale. Next week I will buy some other colors to these two. I am going to keep it in the pink range. Maybe some purple.

Lyn told me she had send me a parcel. It arrived this week. Look at all the loveliness she send me. So many lovely cupcakes to admire and to work with (fabrics, buttons and a pincushion, shopping booklet). The mug is so pretty and so my color. I haven't dared using it yet, afraid something might happen to it.
Thank you my sweet dear Lyn, for these lovely presents. You spoil me way too much!

And I finally made the Card Wallet, designed by Lisa at A Spoon Full of Sugar. Lisa and her daughter Sarah make lovely projects and have wonderful ideas! Please go have a look at her blog. It will really inspire you!

The inside is a bit crooked. I once again learned to read the directions before starting. Not my strong side ...

And look at the lovely quilt that came back home this week. I made the middle block and three lovely quilters made the two borders and finished the quilt. I did the same with three other flimsies. Thank you Margaret, for organizing this! It was very challenging to work on this swap!


"The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are."
-
Thomas Dreier


Have a lovely weekend and a creative and happy week!

29 opmerkingen:

Cybele's patch zei

Wat grappig dat jij ook geen handleidng of werkbeschrijving leest voordat je begint. Ik doe dat ook nooit en soms gaat er wel eens iets mis. Maar het etuitje is toch heel mooi geworden. Het quiltje ziet er erg leuk uit. Het is altijd even afwachten wat het eindresultaat is, maar het is heel geslaagd.

blackanna zei

Liebe Simone,
wie schön! Gehäkelt habe ich schon ganz lange nicht mehr. Was wirst Du daraus machen? Ich bin schon gespannt drauf. Auf jeden Fall gefallen mir Deine Farben super gut!
Ganz liebe Grüße und ein schönes Wochenende
Monika

Stephanie zei

Beautiful pink yarns! Something pretty for sure. What a fantastic bunch of cupcake goodies. Wow how fun. Great card wallet. Love Spoonful of Sugar girls.

Lotusblüte zei

Liebe Simone, da hast Du ja wieder etwas Schönes begonnen und die Farben gefallen mir ausgesprochen gut :o)) Vielen Dank auch für den Link mit den Anleitungen. Auch Deine neuen Geschenke sind wieder ganz toll- ein schönes Wochenende und GLG Gaby

Loralynn zei

I have made the card holder a few times and love it! Wasn't it sweet of them to share the pattern with us!

Sew Useful Designs zei

Hi Simone! :-)

What beautiful gifts Lyn sent you! And you said it yourself through the quote you chose: "The world is what you are" So yes - you deserve to be spoiled! :-)

Lyn and I must live fairly close because one of the stores she visited "The Patchwork Teahouse" isn't that far away from me! It's a lovely shop, with a cafe and lots of eye candy on display.

Your quilt is gorgeous, what a fantastic idea to work as part of a group.

Wishing you a lovely weekend Simone! If the world is what you are... then I'm sure your world is beautiful!

Hugs sweetie!
Vikki xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

LENORENEVERMORE zei

Hi Simone,
so glad to hear from you again...Love the quote, I believe the same way!
Have a lovely weekend...ps: I'll place the quotes to my fave folder~ thank you!

XO*

LENORENEVERMORE zei

Hi Simone,
I found this blog, I think you will enjoy:
http://emmallamb.blogspot.com/

~XO*

Jackie zei

You certainly do have a talent for all the fiber arts!

Love your quilt and also love the idea of a group working together. Your swap package is fantastic!

Herzblatt zei

Super schöne Sachen zeigst Du wieder.....ich mag besonders "the Card Wallet" und den Quilt, dessen Farben herrlich sind!!
In Deinem Paket waren ja tolle Dinge....der Stoff mit den kleinen Muffins...ein Traum.
Gibt`s den wohl nur in Australien???
Liebe Herzblattgrüße
Iris

Guðrún zei

I know how generous Lyn is.

A Spoonful Of Sugar zei

Your crocheted squares are "Pretty in Pink" Simone. Love all those cupcake goodies - what sweet gifts. Thanks for sharing your card wallet")

Bev C zei

Hello Simone. I hope you are enjoying your weekend. Lovely presents. Such a beautiful wallet. The quilt looks great,a happy treasure to keep. Best wishes.

Melanie zei

What a lovely parcel of goodies. You are doing some great crochet. I can only do DC stitch still. I just haven't been able to tear myself away from my current project to learn more.

What a lovely idea for the making of a quilt. It's come out beautifully.

Micki zei

Glad that you are receiving such lovely thing Simone. You deserve it all!
Micki

Stina zei

Ohh.. I love your gifts from Lyn.. the cup is so sweet.. love it too..:o))
So you have had your birthday.. Missed it.. happy birthday late or in advance.. :o))))
Goes like this when you are not around in blogland!! :o)

Cattinka zei

Hallo Simone,
Deine Häkeleien sind sehr schön, malo was anderes. Ich hoffe Du hast nicht ganz die Lust am Nähen verloren, denn ich freue mich ja noch auf ein Siggie von Dir ;-D.
LG
KATRIN W.

Sabine zei

Hallo Simone,
schön, was du da häkelst, freu mich auf mehr....
Dein Kartenetui gefällt mir gut, danke für den Link.
Und ganz wunderschön ist auch der farbenfrohe Quilt :-)
Liebe Grüße
Sabine

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries zei

Sveiks Simone...lovely presents from Lyn...and it's good to be spoilt sometimes!!! Great card wallet too...I have not seen one of those before...Fantastic quilt too..enjoy it all♥x

Jantine zei

Wow wat een leuke cadeautjes krijg jij met de post. Was je jarig? Zo ja, nog gefeliciteerd!
Leuk mapje, ondanks de kreukels en het niet lezen van de gebruiksaanwijzing ;-).

Sherri zei

Love the card holder...and your wonderful gifts!

bluebird-lyn zei

Hallo Lieve Simone, Happy, Happy Birthday my friend......glad you liked the gifties......love the pretty pink yarns you chose.....almost want to start knitting and crocheting again,,,Enjoy you day with your family.....hugs lyn

Notjustnat zei

Congratulations on winning the Irish giveaway from Micki. Lucky ducky!!!

searchfamilies zei

You do lovely sewing work well done, what sort of thing are you going to knit i done some scarves & socks, i also do Aran sweaters, plus dish/facecloths & back subbers a sort of loofa, if you never knitted before start small & work your way up i am sure you will do it.
Also Congratulations on winning Micki's Give-away
Hugs Janice

Sue zei

Hello Simone
I love your pink knitting and all the lobvely pink cupcake goodies too. I heard you have won Micki's Irish goodies as well. Congratulations, this must be your lucky week.

ivoryspring zei

Congratulations on winning Micki's giveaway!

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries zei

Congratulations Simone on winning Micki's Irish Giveaway♥x

Handmade by Mai zei

Lieve Simone van harte gefeliciteerd met je verjaardag. Je etuitje is echt te gek, ik ga hem snel eens proberen. Het pakketje wat je van Lynn hebt gekregen is geweldig. Wat een leuk stof en hebbedingetjes ( ik ben verliefd op cupcakes). En die gezamelijke quilt is erg mooi geworden. Wat betreft het haken, erg leuk, maar verveelde je je soms (hihi)

Linda zei

so many lovely things Simone I love your crochet, I am still trying to learn! Happy belated birthday too sounds like a happy day

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