Saturday, 1 September 2012

Cross Stitch covered Peacock Box


 
Cross Stitch Covered Peacock Box
Hi everyone, apologies for the long delay since my last post, as most of you know I have been working full time, therefore my stitching time has been non existent.
The good news is, my contract ends at the end of September and  I will be getting back to my stitching, I am so looking forward to picking up my needle and threads again! 
I would say it will be the middle of October before I have anything substantial to show you, but be assured I will be back with a vengeance!
 
For now I can show you the Cross Stitch Covered Peacock Box that I started some months ago, it is not finished yet, but this weekend I have managed to start covering the box with the fabric, I have also made a matching scissor fob to go inside this box, I made it this afternoon, I will show the photo in my next post.
The pattern is available to purchase below for $5.
 
Over the next few months I am finally going to be designing my craft room, at the moment it is a bit of a mess as everything is just in boxes, except for this one corner that is neat and tidy.  I have seen a  sewing table that I would like, I am also considering having some white fitted furniture installed, particularly after I have seen the craft room designs on You Tube and getting lots of inspiration.
 
 I am so excited that I can finally get this room organised, there will be a space that will be for all of my polymer clay equipment and somewhere to put my new polymer clay oven that I got for Christmas. There will also be a place for my felt creations and sewing, and of course plenty of space for my cross stitch stash! I also may just get around to finishing my red dress that I blogged about here  .
 
I will also have a place for my Cricut cutting machine which I will be using more of over the next few months, particularly now that I know I can cut felt with it!
 
Thankyou for all of the lovely comments left on my blog whilst I have been unavailable, they are always appreciated.
 
Don't forget, I may get chance to blog over the next month but it may get to October when I have some time to stitch.
 
Until then, happy stitching!  
 
Peacock Pattern $5 - sent via email withinn 24 hours, often much sooner.
Please note, I am away all of December therefore you will not receive the pattern until January 2013 if you order it then. 


 
 
 
 

17 comments:

Barb said...

The color blue is so pretty.

SilverCuteDwarf said...

Welcome back! It is so good plan to make your craft room and organize all things. I wish you good luck. I hope that I will have it too once.

Vicontessca said...

Hi Lynn! I am your new follower, you have a wonderful blog!

MARIA said...

To have a place for your hobbies is really fantastic, the corner you showes us is really lovely. The dress is amazing.......... sorry if the job ends but it will be your time...
xoxo, Mª José

Elisabetta said...

Wonderful finish the colour and the stitch are very beautiful!!!

butterfly said...

Good to see you are coming back, love your blog.
Your craft room is looking lovely, my DH made me a big one from his garage but it is now full and I still don't have enough room,ha.
Love your box, it's looking very pretty.

Solstitches said...

Welcome back Lynn. I have missed your lovely posts.
The box is looking lovely already - looking forward to seeing it all come together.
Hugs,
Margaret

Vickie said...

Hi Lynn! You have been missed. I am so glad you had work. But I am happier to know you will be back. =)

My Life In Stitches said...

Lovely to see you back Lynn sometimes life takes over and other things have to take a back seat. I have had plenty of breaks from my blog to.
The box is looking so good and I will enjoy seeing all your work.
best wishes Julie.C

Silverlotus said...

Welcome back! I love the idea of turning the Peacock Sampler into a box. Maybe I should do that with mine?

Ma Teakettle said...

Welcome back, dear friend :) I have missed you!
I can't wait to see the redo on the craft room, it all sounds wonderful and I got excited for you just reading it. :)
Your Peacock Box is so pretty, and I just love the fabric, it goes so perfect with your gorgeous stitching.
Hang in there and be safe until the contract ends, and I will be watching for ya on the blog :)
Hugs
Ma

Carol said...

Glad you'll be gaining more stitching/crafting time very soon, Lynn! Lovely colors in your peacock box! And how lucky you are to have your very own crafting room--my things are scattered all over my house in various cupboards and closets... Maybe some day :)

myrica said...

So lovely the box are.
Have a nice day
Ingvor

annemarie said...

So good to see you back - I am glad all is well. Love the peacock box - such a lovely color.

Lynn said...

Your Peacock box finish is really lovely Lynn! Such a pretty shade of blue.
I'm glad you'll soon have some time to return to your stitching and blogging. We've missed you!

Julia said...

looks just perfect and i think u have very inspiring blog here , good fun reading it.Would be really cool if you can follow mine
http://babyemilycloset.blogspot.co.uk/

dashik-in-love said...

Добрый вечер! Приглашаю в мой новый блог
www.cose-semplici.blogspot.com
Приятного дня!!!

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