I wish you all a wonderful weekend!
Hello! Have you ever heard the term “Thoughts become Things”? The book the Secret is all about that. Thoughts and ideas are powerful and can manifest into our reality. Perhaps the watercolor I painted of “Lovely Grace” last December is an example of this. Grace was an idea in my head. She was not just a… Read More
Good Morning! It’s that time of the year again in beautiful Melbourne Australia. The mornings are crisp and cold. Perfect time for the beautiful purple pansies growing in the garden. These lovely flowers will be with us during the cold of autumn and winter every cheerful. I hope you had a great weekend and are… Read More
Morning! Hope you had a fabulous weekend full of the things you love to do. I managed to make some progress on the Needlepoint I designed a while ago. I have also made a few interesting observations as I have stitched the different stitches;
If you love needlepoint then you’ll love the different stitches you can use to create gorgeous textures across the canvas. The apple design I created a few blog posts ago is coming alive thanks to three different needlepoint stitches. I am using the conventional and very used Tent stitch. Added to this is the Triangle… Read More
Hello! You have spent hours and hours working on your beautiful needlepoint canvas and have finally finished it. You worked it with or without a tapestry frame (naughty). Either way if your needlepoint has pulled out of shape it must be blocked before you can transform it into a pillow or handbag. What are your… Read More
Hello! The weekend was warm and mild. The Geranium and Marigolds I planted a few weeks ago are blooming and growing in the autumn sun. After a busy week of work the weekend came as a welcome break. It was so nice to have time to design a new needlepoint.
Hello The Lovely Grace needlepoint is progressing very slowly. The idea for Lovely Grace was created in my head and painted as a watercolor in early January this year. I am also appreciating the work and time involved in stitching a needlepoint of this size. The journey so far has however been so enjoyable. On… Read More
It’s time for me to start designing needlepoint and cross stitch charts again. Most of my time lately seems to have been spent stitching. This morning it was time to get serious and create a new chart. The result is a new needlepoint heart pattern. Stitched with DMC wool on 10 count mono canvas the… Read More