Friday, 14 June 2013

A Little Bit of Blue and a New Project

I recently stitched this wallhanging in blue - a lovely Cottage Garden thread called Waterwheel. Now I love redwork, but have never stitched in blue before, but I made this as a swap project for the Mill Rosie swap, and then at the last minute couldn't attend -
Bit hard to pick up the border, but a lovely deep blue with lighter blue spot.
A Birdbrain design - love the little quilts hanging on the line.  I'm sure I'll be able to force myself to find a spot on my wall for it.
Ooh I love a new project - I decided I would love to do Mrs Beasley's Sampler starting in the latest Vignette magazine. Karen from Mrs Martins Quilt Shop did this lovely kit up for me using a jelly roll called "Paint Box" (lots of 2-1/2 inch strips) and extra pieces from this range and other co-ordinating fabrics.  Hopefully I will make a start on the cutting out at the weekend, although swap goodies to finish.

Have a great weekend. Cheryl



16 comments:

Susan said...

It's a beautiful stitchery, I love the Cottage Garden threads. How delicious to have all that new fabric for a new project, enjoy yourself.

shez said...

beautiful blue work Cheryl you do such lovely work and love your new goodies,have fun with them.xx

marina said...

very pretty bluework stitchery.
love that you are using different fabrics for your Mrs Beasley's quilt, can't wait to see it come together.
enjoy...

Maria said...

Love your pretty bluework stitchery..

Nice fabrics for your new project. look forward to seeing them made up..

Melody said...

Your bluey project is delightful. Looking forward to seeing you next Mill Rosie meet. Hugs

Michelle said...

I love the stitchery! Especially the quilts hanging! Your new fabrics look delish!!
Happy sewing, Michelle.

Fiona said...

I think your little stitchery is just delightful and perfect in the blue.... the new Beasley vignette quilt looks lovely and I'm sure you will have a lot of fun making it...
Hugz

Jeanette said...

Love your bluework Cheryl. Hugs,xx.

Noela said...

Love your blue stitchery. I like your fabrics for the quilt. I am going to make it too but I am using a Tilda kit. Hugs......

Cheryll said...

If you can't find a spot... I certainly could take it off your hands...lol! It's gorgeous.
Wished we could have caught up while down in Vic... then we would have been the Three Chez/Shez's instead of the three Amigos!
Perhaps next time... xxx

Christine M said...

Your stitchery is beautiful Cheryl.

Farm Gate Creations said...

Very stunning.

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

Lovely stitchery and I'm looking forward to seeing your version of Mrs Beasley's sampler. hugs

laurajane said...

Lovely stitching,love the blue.I stitched Tis the Season in blue,and love it.xx

Shirley said...

Your stitching is so lovely, I'm a fan of he blue. x

Charlie and Wendy said...

Love your stitchery, it's beautiful. That's exciting you are doing the Mrs Beasleys quilt in your own fabrics, can't wait to see it take shape!