Sunday, 4 June 2017

An embroidered gift...

We recently had a trip away to Scotland, visiting some beautiful places which I will share with you in a different post.  On the way, we stopped to visit some family members who live in Carlisle.  As we stayed a couple of nights with them, I wanted to take a few little gifts with me as a thank you.  I bought one or two bits and pieces and I also made a little hooped embroidery.



The pattern came from a book I have called 'Modern Primitive Embroidery' written by Jennie Baer.



I added some more colour by decorating the hoop by wrapping it with blue yarn.  I think it turned out quite nicely and my sister-in-law liked it!

10 comments:

  1. It's really pretty, I hope you had a lovely break xx

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  2. This is lovely! A young lady we know spent some time in Scotland last month. I hope you enjoyed your visit!

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  3. That's so pretty Christine, I love the one you made for me. xxx

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  4. Liebe Christine,
    deine Stickerei ist ganz entzückend, die so Beschenkten werden sich bestimmt sehr darüber freuen.
    Liebe Grüße
    Steffi

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  5. It's very cute--what a sweet gift!

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  6. I'd say that's a pretty nice gift! Such a sweet design.

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  7. Pretty work Christine and a lovely gift.

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    1. Thank you Sheryl! My sister-in-law seemed very pleased with it! Christine x

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  8. Your hoop is beautiful, Christine.

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