Sunday, 14 June 2020

A Finish (or two)

Quakers in Japan is finished.   I put the last stitches in while watching a TV documentary of travels through Japan and mentally reliving my happy days there, all the while wondering when flights will resume and I will once again be able to visit.  Then I hear that Air New Zealand plans to start a once a week flight from July so maybe.....?
Anyway, my lovely sampler is finished and I may just wander over to Mr Van Uffelen this week and have him help me select a suitable frame:) The place on the wall is already selected.
Also finished is the small Christmas Ornament.  The black beads for the musical notes were a nightmare - I spilt them all over the carpet not once but twice!! This may be the only ornament this year.   With all that's going on I'm not sure I have the enthusiasm to make the usual quantity and distribute them. 
I'm back to stitching The Birds and want to get that finished.   Then there is a birthday gift which must be completed by the beginning of September.   After that there is only a piece of hardanger half done but which is not needed until March 2022 so I don't need to "bust a foo foo" on that one.


5 comments:

  1. What a fabulous finish, I hope you do get it framed this week.
    Your ornament looks lovely, and the beads look better on there instead of on the carpet!

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  2. The Quakers in Japan is gorgeous. I love the cherry blossom tree in the centre.
    The motifs would make lovely Ornaments if you felt like a different kind of tree this year!

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  3. Quakers in Japan didn't seem to take long to stitch. It's lovely.

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  4. Your Quakers in Japan Is marvelous! I think Kiwis will be the only welcome travelers in the COVID world, but where will you want to travel? No one else has conquered it like you.

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  5. The quaker is absolutely gorgeous! The pond of koi at the bottom and the cherry blossom tree are my favourite elements I think. Fingers crossed you'll be able to make that journey soon!

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