Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Taking A Tiny Break

In my backyard world

I love Spring and I love being outdoors during this time of year.
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So, I've decided to take a blogging break to spend more time outdoors. I'll still be stitching... I love to stitch on my back porch. I'll still be reading my favorite blogs in the evening. I just won't be blogging the month of May.
I am on Instagram and will continue to post photos of my stitching there. So if you're on Instagram, I am amystitches .  With Instagram I don't need my computer to post a photo and you know I am a picture girl.

What I've been stitching...

 I've made a few of these 'project bags'
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The pattern is 'Bridget's Bagettes' by Atkinson Designs (I made changes to the size)

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I love the clear vinyl on the front so you can see what and where everything is in the bag.

This quilt inspired by a pattern called 'Busy City' by Empty Bobbin has been quilted
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and just needs the binding put on. It's a wedding gift for my best friend.  These are some of the Volkswagens they own.

I've been stitching flowers in a basket and loving it. The colors in this piece are dreamy!

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It will be a gift so I don't want to say what it is just yet.

What I plan to work on next...

I'm not sure
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But I have these two patterns to choose from. I may start the 'Strawberry Sampler' because I have the linen already. I still need to order my linen for 'Home Is Where You Hang Your Needlework'.

So goodbye for now. I will hopefully be back in June. Happy Stitching!! and Happy Spring!



4 comments:

Robin said...

Enjoy your outside time, Amy! You will be missed. I really like the project bags you have created.

Robin in Virginia

Jennifer Stumpf said...

See you on IM, Amy! Love the project bags & your stitching photos. Have fun in your yard & with your frog study!

Jennifer Stumpf said...

*IG, I mean! :-)

Margaret said...

You're not back yet...... :D