Tuesday, 17 March 2009

My sisters birthday gift and another blog award.

Hi everyone, it was my sisters birthday yesterday and I decided to make her a few birthday gifts, I made a pin keep and two needle books. My sister loves autumn colours so I decided to make the pin keep and matching needle book out of Dinky Dyes silk thread on linen and then I saw the cute pattern with the little fishes and made another needle book in a brighter colour palette with her star sign of Pisces on the front.

I took inspiration for the pinkeep from the one that Andrea made me here .

I give details of the free patterns under the photographs.

I have also been awarded another blog award from Kim and Cindy F thankyou so much! I have listed at the bottom of this post 10 of the blogs I like to visit but I do visit many more!



Free cross stitch grid available here
DMC threads 726 and 826
stitched on Jobelan linen

Needle book stitched on linen using Dinky Dyes silk
Colour - Desert Sand
Variegated thread
Free cross stitch grid - Debbie Draper Designs. 

The inside of the needle book and the reverse of the pinkeep


A blog award!

In no particular order:
Andrea - The Craft Room
Ponechka - Here
Jeanette - Easy Custom Blogs
Autumn - GRITS
Please do not be disappointed if your name is not here, I do visit lots of blogs and I enjoy all of them! Happy stitching everyone and thankyou so much for visiting, I really do love reading your comments.


Понечка said...

Dear Lynn, thank you for the award! I really like your blog! And of course your works! I will come to you often:) And welcome to me!

Terry said...

Both pin keeps are awesome! Wow!

Wendy said...

Thanks Lynn for the award for our HAED SAL blog.
I love the needlebooks, you did a great job on it. I might think of making one too.

Akila said...

Lovely finishing on both the pinkeeps!! Love the colors too. Congrats on the award

MemoryKeeper said...

Thanks for thinking of me. Your handiwork is impressive indeed! You picked the perfect background with the stitching for your blog! Thanks for the award!

Here’s to more happy scrapping, and
Hugs from the heart,

Come scrap your blog with me…
Easy Custom Blogs


tkdquintmom said...

Oh those are just beautiful! Simply love them!

Theresa said...

These are so beautiful!!!! I love the fall colors!!!!

nima said...

beautiful pinkeep finishes..

stitchinfiend said...

Beautiful stitching. Love the colours. I am sure she will love it.

dianemi said...

Wow, they are so pretty... gorgeous stitching, too. Great job Lynn.

Heidi said...

Very pretty! Congrats!

Erynne said...

Excellent finishing skills Lynn....way to go! Everything is just pretty plus!

Yoyo said...

Wow, can I be your sister (LOL). What lovely stitching and finishing!! Congrats on your award, that's a cute one.

Meari said...

This is my first visit to your blog. You do beautiful work!

Andrea said...

Beautiful gifts. Thank you for the award.

Mylene said...

Great pinkeeps finishes, Lynn!

and congrats on the award.

Kathy said...

Awww Lynn am sorry I didn't realise there are 2 of you hun. Apologies. And thanks for the award again

Irene said...

Beautiful needle books.

Cindy's Stitching said...

Thank you for the award, How do I put it on my site????

LadyV said...

Great job with the needlebooks! Thanks so much for the award, you are very kind and I do appreciate it. I'll put it up on my next blog posting.


Cindy F. said...

Happy Birthday to your sister!! She is one lucky lady! Gorgeous needlebooks and pinkeep!
Your finishes are so beautiful!

Cindy F. said...

oh....and THANK YOU for sharing your sweet award with our HAED blog:)

Donna said...

Oh wow! Those are awesome, I love them. Great job!

Mazhar Hussain Shah said...

Of course You picked really nice back round for you nice blog
Thanks for sharing,
I am is the flower of your blog please here.

Big M blog.

zafran said...

These are so beautiful!I love the fall colors!nice blog & so nice done.thank,s for really informative post.Send Flowers Pakistan

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