Wednesday, 5 May 2010

A gift from Angela, my stash of fabrics and a work in progress........

Hi everyone, I hope you are having a lovely stitchy week.
A few months ago I decided to treat myself to a stash of gorgeous fabric from Shabby Fabrics, if you have never seen their website go check it out here. They supply over the internet from America, they arrived only about 10 days later in England  and they were worth waiting for, they are absolutely gorgeous, all of the colours blend together beautifully and every single one of the designs are really pretty. 
I have bought some other colours but I will save them for another time.   
Next up is the beautiful gift that I receved for my birthday from Angela, the gorgeous ribbons, a lovely Cypress bread roll and a notepad from the Victoria and Albert Museum, Angela knows I am into the Victorian era so this was perfect. I love taking tea in the garden so it will be lovely to wrap up some warm bread and eat it in the sunshine alongside a nice cup of english tea!  
Thankyou Angela for the lovely gift, I love it all.   

I have also been stitching a cross stitch that I started last year, it is a free pattern from the internet,
stitched 1 over 1 in red satin DMC thread.   

I love the flowers and the butterflies on this.

I hope I can keep stitching things that are of interest to you all, thanks for your visit, until next time...... 
Happy Stitching! 


Patty C. said...

Beautiful Fabric
Great Freebie start
Take Care

Akila said...

Wow, I am the first one to comment!!
What pretty fabrics. Congrats :)

Margaret said...

Love it all! Great fabrics, gift, and lovely stitching!

Michele's Treasures, Teacups, and Tumbling Rose Cottage said...

What beautiful material. I love pinks and light blue together--especially with roses in the mix! I enjoy your blog. ; )

Kathy said...

Beautiful fabrics. I'm sure we will see many gorgeous things with them.

Lovely progress on your stitching too.

Lisa said...

The fabric looks lovely, I'm already looking now to get some myself :-)

angelasweby said...

Wow Lynn, your fabrics are gorgeous. I especially love the pinks and can't wait to see what you will create with them :>)
I'm so glad you liked the little gifts. I will think of you in the garden munching your warm rolls in the afternoon sunshine ( we will get some more sunshine won't we...haha :>)
Your red butterflies are beautiful. It's so tiny. It's going to be stunning when it's finished.
Angela xx

Gladys Creativa said...

Hello dear Lynn!

The fabrics are really beautiful! your proyect is fantastic -how ever-!
I like so much to visit your blog!

Ingrid said...

OOOHH What a beautiful fabrics, I love them all! Your freebie start looks great !

Carin said...

What a beautiful fabrics !!!

Le blog de marylin said...

Oh these fabrics(tissues) are magnificent! And the beginning of this magnificent embroidery bravo
Best regards of France

Christine said...

Such beautiful fabrics, and I love the red heart design you are stitching

Mrs A. said...

These are all so pretty. What are you going to make with them?

Solstitches said...

Lovely gifts from Angela and your new fabric stash is just divine!

Angela said...

Those fabrics are really lovely, will have to go and check out the website! Love your new project and the gift is lovely too :)

Anonymous said...

Beautiful fabrics and i love the new red/white stitching!

Piff78 said...

bellissimi i tessuti complimenti per gli acquisti!!!!!!

Madame Chantilly said...

WOW! What beautiful fabrics and what beautiful blog! Many compliments!!! :-D

Beedeebabee said...

Hi Lynn! I can certainly see why so many people love your blog! Aside from being a sweetie, you create the most gorgeous things!...I love your new fabrics. They're really so yummy, and your gift is just lovely. Wishing you 500 more! Congratulations! xo Paulette

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