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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Quilting with Friends

Still quilting here but today I got to do it with my friends at Kay's place. We had an extra catch up day because of the public holiday 2 weeks ago and two of our lovely ladies are off tripping around. Safe Travels to Lorel and Sandra. We are like a busy train station some one is always arriving or leaving. Makes for interesting chats when they return even though we miss them when they are away.
I also got to open another Birthday pressie...don't you just love it when your Birthday goes on & on or am I the only little 'gimme piggy' around here. Anyway Kay gave me a gorgeous mug ( just right for my hot choccies) and it gives twice as proceeds go to Breast cancer research. Kay also makes beautiful handmade cards and I just adore my bluebird card I received.
How pretty are these....thanks Kay for a lovely day and my gorgeous gift.

Most of you know that my logo is a little Angel hugging a heart with my Design name on a tag tied to the heart. This little Angel was not certain to be my logo but was one of the ideas I was thinking about and i had  drawn her up to see what she looked like. She inadvertently got sent away with some other paperwork and was printed as my logo. She seemed to have had a life of her own and in the end I couldn't do without her as  I became quite fond of her, so I decided to keep her. She has represented me beautifully in advertisements, on my business cards and also on my blog.
Now I always felt she was thrown together a little and I felt I would like to honour her in a way and make her truly my own. So I thought what better way than to stitch her using methods I am extremely fond of....so I have used needle turn applique, embroidery and some stitchery to create her in fabric.
What do you think? I am not sure whether to make a small quilt or mount it on a canvas for my sewing room.
But I am really happy I did this and I feel that she and I are now truly a team.
Enjoy your evening,
Blessings Michelle xxx

17 comments:

  1. Lucky you to enjoy a day sewing with friends. I think your little angel deserves a canvas or frame, that way no one will sit on her!

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  2. lucky you Michelle still getting birthday presents,i love your angel she is so pretty.xx

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  3. Your angel is beautiful Michelle. She would look lovely either way.

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  4. Your angel is a cutie - have always admired her on your blog

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  5. Love the angel. I'm thinking it would look wonderful on a canvas. Hugs,

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  6. sewing with friends is so much fun... and I do love the angel you are sewing... how she has come to life with the fabric and stitching ... perfect...
    Hugz

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  7. more lovely quilting, looks like you are making progress.
    Love your angel in fabric, she looks even more beautiful than on paper.
    gorgeous.

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  8. I'd definitely be mounting that and putting in under glass. It's so pretty!

    I need to have a girly stitching day....

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  9. Always delightful to catch up with friends and gves us such a lift.
    How clever is Kaye creating that beautiful card. I love it and the mug.
    Your angel turned out beautifully, you really have done her justice. I think hanging her where you can see her all the time would be perfect.

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  10. Michelle I have always loved your angel. I would fix her up where I could see her all the time.
    Hugs
    donna

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  11. Love your mug and what a worthwhile cause to donate to! I love your angel and also think that she should reside in a frame so she can watch over you while you sew.Have a great day

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  12. I think either a wall hanging or a canvas will look perfect on your wall. Beautiful blue mug.

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  13. The mug and card look so nice. Your sewn angel is perfect.

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  14. LOVE your beautiful gifties, Michelle! And oh your angel is just too pretty, I would make her a small quilt and hang her up safely - she's delightful!

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  15. Rag Tag Stitchin Angel is so gorgeous Michelle. Cheers xx

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  16. Beautiful Angel come to life.
    Lovely colours for your business partner.
    Enjoy her company.

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