zondag 30 september 2012

Autumn finishes


I started and finished my autumn table runner this week. The pumpkins were designed by Amanda at The Patchsmith for a mug rug and you can get the pattern here. When I saw it, I immediately knew, that I would use the pattern for a table runner. Great pattern, Amanda! Loved making the pumpkins.

Deze week ben ik begonnen met mijn herfstloper en heb hem ook nog eens helemaal afgemaakt. Het patroon van de pompoenen is oorspronkelijk een mug rug, maar toen ik het zag, wist ik meteen dat het een nieuwe loper zou worden. Amanda van The Patchsmith heeft het ontworpen en je kunt het hier krijgen. Ze heeft nog meer leuke patronen ontworpen!






This is one of the projects for the Craft Olympics Athlete Challenge: needle turn appliqué. Well, it was much more fun than I had experienced needle turning before. It wasn't even frustrating. Maybe I am more patient now, I don't know. Even the beek looks pretty pointed. And, the circles look pretty good too. I think I will continue my needle turn appliqué adventure (o:

Dit is een van de Craft Olympics Athlete Challenge: needle turn appliqué. Het was veel leuker hieraan te werken, dan ik had verwacht. En, het was niet eens frustrerend. Misschien heb ik er nu meer geduld voor, ik weet het niet. En kijk eens naar het puntje van de snavel. Niet slecht. Ook de rondjes zijn aardig gelukt. Ik denk dat ik toch met needle turn appliqué verder ga (o:




Today we had a beautiful day. Lots of sun and even nice and warm. In the morning Ger and I took a walk with Bibi. Luckily Ger's back is doing much better and Bibi seems to have more energy than ever...

Vandaag was een prachtige dag. Veel zon en het was ook nog eens lekker warm. Vanochtend zijn Ger en ik lekker met Bibi gaan lopen. Gelukkig gaat het weer een stuk beter met Gers rug en met Bibi schijnt het weer een stuk beter te gaan ...


Nature's wonders - wonderen der natuur 



 Long shadows - lange schaduwen

 Autumn colors starting to appear - de kleuren van de herfst beginnen te komen


Sheep enjoying the morning sun - de schapen genieten van de ochtend zon




This week Mollie and Abbie posted about The Giving Heart Project in Richmond. Please read their post and maybe you can find some time to make a 4" square stitchery.

Deze week hebben Mollie en Abbie geschreven over The Giving Heart Project in Richmond. Wanneer je naar de links gaat, kun je er meer over lezen. Misschien kun je nog wat tijd vinden, een 4" vierkant te stitchen. 



"Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest."
- Mark Twain


29 opmerkingen:

Sue zei

Great fall projects. That's a sweet table runner. I really need to get busy with some fall projects.

Kiwifruit-Shiree zei

lovely lovely nature pics Simone!

Patchwork and Play zei

Your Autumn table runner is great! And I love your Beagle- very cute!!

Jackie zei

Beautiful autumn projects! And as always, I love pictures of your walks.

Stephanie zei

That is a beautiful and colorful table runner. Perfect for Autumn. Your applique looks very professional. Bibi looks like she enjoys the sunshine. Abby has a built-in GPS for the sun...where it it she follows it and snoozes. Glad to hear Ger's back is better too.

Terry zei

I love your tablerunner! It's beautiful! And your little crow and pumpkin looks great too! :0)

Carrie P. zei

Love the table runner.
Well done on your applique. I think you did a fabulous job.

Nat Palaskas zei

Lovely autumn runner Simone. I used to love making autumn items, but haven't made them for awhile - enjoy your photos too, thank - Hugs Nat

Peg - Happy In Quilting zei

The runner is gorgeous Simone...

Bev C zei

Hello Simone,

Love the Autumn table runner, the colours are stunning, So in love with your little black crow.
Thanks for sharing your part of the country where you walk.

Happy days.
Bev.xoxo

Tracy zei

These are BEAUTIFUL, Simone! LOVE the table runner--glorious autumn color! The trees are turning their leaves to autumn colors here. We went for a long walk at the weekend, admiring the new season. Happy Autumn Days, my friend ((HUGS))

hetty zei

Love your fall projects! The table runner is fantastic! Lovely nature pics too! Glad to hear that Ger is feeling a bit better.

Ulla zei

The table runner is full of sunshine on autumn leaves! You have been so busy with the needle turn appliqué - I haven't even started yet as I'm busy with a secret project.

Handmade by Mai zei

Mooie dingen heb je gemaakt. Herfst is toch een mooi jaargetijde. Fijn dat het met die twee weer goed gaat

chevremont zei

een heel leuke affo!

Cybele's patch zei

Het is een plaatje! Van deze kleuren hou ik wel. De kraai is ook goed gelukt. Heb je al vaker geappliqueerd?

Rena zei

Liebe Simone ,
der Tischläufer ist ganz großartig , eine wunderschöne Arbeit , ebenso der Kürbis Block , er gefällt mir auch sehr gut !

Geniesse den Herbst mit seinen leuchtenden Farben und habe eine gute Zeit

Liebe Grüße
Rena

Amy DeCesare zei

Oh, Simone! I LOVE what you did with The Patchsmith pattern. Your table runner is sooooo beautiful for fall! Very beautiful needle-turn, too!

Herzblatt zei

Your table runner is absolutly great!! I love the colours so much!!
And the liitle wall hanger is lovely!!
Best wishes
Iris

Sharon zei

The table runner is beautiful and your needle turn looks fabulous! Glad to hear that Ger's back is feeling better. Bibi must be feeling energized by the cooler weather. Our Maggie is nine and she is acting like a puppy since the weather has cooled off. :)

Michele zei

Your projects are so lovely! Fall projects are my favorite. You must be happy to have completed some new ones Thanks for sharing your walk :-)

Debbie zei

What lovely pics and a very fun seasonal runner!

Suzie zei

A beautiful tablerunner! And your hand applique looks so good and so lovely!

Abbie zei

Hi! Thank you for the mention! And your applique looks amazing!

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries zei

Love that table runner Simone....what a lovely post...I wonder what that is coming out of the tree in 'nature's wonders'? Looks like you are still having some warm weather too as we are now!

Houseelf zei

What wonderful Autumn pics. Thanks for sharing as I haven't seen Autumn properly this week with flu.

Your thimble is awarded for the gorgeous needleturned crow. He is such a splendid fellow. Your runner is wonderful- such beautiful colours. It is my fav season and you have reminded me why.

the cuby poet zei

Love the table runner just right for this time of year. Really nice autumn photos too.

Guðrún zei

Your needle turn is stunning! I love the colors in your table runner. How do you find time to do all this sewing?

KaHolly zei

I see you like fungi, too!!

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