Friday, September 12, 2008

More presents

Via Stitching Bloggers Birthday club I got this wonderful gift from Julianne ( ).
A pretty bag and inside it... two pieces of Silkweaver fabric, three skeins of silk (I don't have any Belle Soie from before), a self stick note-book (or what ever you call it in English: ) and a wooden thread keep! AND on top of that she said she will send me later something self stitched...and ON TOP OF THAT she's ordered me a chart from my wishlist together with the fabric, thread and embellishments!!!!Thank you so much, I'm truly grateful, this really is a wonderful gift!!
I like birthdays:))

Wednesday, September 10, 2008


Here, this is what I got for my birthday from Marika (, fabric (I don't have any fabric with squares from before, just plain aida and linen), ribbons, thread and a lovely notebook, she had sown(sewn? it's getting too late to think about verb conjugations...) a cover and stitched over it. I really like it, ISO KIITOS!!!

And here below are a few almost finished pieces that I thought I would make into Christmas tree ornaments.
And finally, a new start, it will be a birthday gift for a friend of mine, it's a design by Just Nan, that's all I'm gonna say:) Originally I had planned to stitch her a sampler by Gigi (picture full of her first names first letters) but then I realized it would be really big and take for ever. So I found this among my stash. I like the colours of the thread and the fabric, it's a piece of 28 count Silkweavers Stirling silver that I got in trade from (I love her work and also her choice of fabrics for her stitching).
pikku korjaus...kuvat synttärilahjasta laitankin sivulle vasta illalla sillä kamerani muistikortti ei käy työpaikan koneeseen/kortinlukijaan...

Sunday, September 07, 2008

It's been - once again - ages since my last post but here are a few pics of a few of my works. I've finished Mary Queen of Scots and I've managed to do a bit more for Opus II.

I've also done a few Christmas tree ornaments and finally received my order from Stitching bits and bobs, they had a sale several months ago. Some Bent Creek charts, small ones, one Little house Needlework, some thread and a few cheap pieces of linen.

Then it's my birthday on Tuesday!:) This year I'm with one Finnish and one international birthday exchange so I should receive a total of 4 stitching related gifts (and I'm also responsible for sending four to others). And one of them has arrived already! This parcel from Marika in Oulu arrived on Thursday and I've managed NOT to open it yet, I have no idea how:) Two more nights.... the picture in the parcel is a painting by a Finnish artist Albert Edefelt. Thank you!!