Sunday, September 2, 2018

Monday Making

This week I pulled out an older embroidery set of printed blocks
that I have had in the "to do" pile for a long time.

This is the perfect portable project!
I brought it along on a short trip this week.
I took two small printed blocks, 
thread, needle, embroidery hoop and small scissors.
(There are about 10 identical blocks to embroider)

During my little trip, I was able to almost finish ONE block.
:)

As I stitched, I thought about how nice some 30's fabrics would look with it.
And guess what??
I happen to HAVE some of those reproduction prints!
(what DON'T I have...LOL)

As I stitch I will think about quilt settings.
There are always HAPPY thoughts when I'm stitching!

What are YOU making this week???

10 comments:

  1. What a sweet little cross stitch block.

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  2. I had those prints a while back. They will go very nicely with your cross-stitch. :)

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  3. Emboridery is such a relaxing past time. Love the delicated colors in your block. Have a very laid back and relaxed Labor Day.

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  4. Can't wait to see what you make. I have some old x-stitch stamped pansy quilt squares I picked up from the thrift store. Maybe I should dig those out and work on them.

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  5. Ah, the to-do pile! These are lovely and embroidery is relaxing and portable. I like to keep my hands busy while traveling or watching tv- so these are just right. Those fabrics are just right, too.

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  6. Beth, as embroidery is my first love, I really like these squares and of course, the pairing with 30's prints will be ideal.

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  7. I have some of those, but I didn’t know what to use with them or what design. Cannot wait to see yours!

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  8. Very pretty! Your fabrics will look wonderful with the stitching. Amazing what we can dig up out of our stashes.:)

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  9. A hand project is a MUST HAVE in my book. I cannot believe how much I am able to accomplish by keeping some around.

    Your blocks will take some time to do but will be so worth it. The 30s fabrics will be perfect!

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