Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Home Sweet Home and digital designing for Freebie Friday

Hi everyone, Home Sweet Home, I just love that saying, in my case that is so true, I just love being home tucked away in my house, for me there is no nicer feeling.

I recently purchased a second hand book from Amazon which contained lots of pretty cross stitch designs, in the book there is a section on houses and home sweet home designs, I chose this one and decided to make two. On the reverse I stitched a Jane Austen quote, "There is nothing like staying home for real comfort".
In my stash I had some little keys that I knew one day would come in handy, I stitched them at the bottom of these pillows, I think they look so cute!

Designing this week

I have also been doing some digital designing this week, I decided to make a little bag, gift tags and a cute needlebook, you can see it below but it won't be ready to download until Freebie Friday this week, there will also be a cross stitch freebie to match the bag, if I get chance I will stitch it too.

Edited: The download is now available at this post here

I am preparing a little tutorial to show how easy it is to put the bag together. 

This is the book, I think it cost me about £5

 I designed all of the images on the bag using my Serif digital design software, but you can also design similar vector drawings using a free software from the internet called Inkscape, you can read about it here

I taught myself by watching tutorial videos, but be warned it is addictive! 

Until next time, happy stitching!


Ann Neal said...

I love your little home fob, I feel the same way about staying home! It seems to be a bit of a luxury these days. I cannot print be cute freebie. I can't find a link. Boo

annemarie said...

Beautiful work Lynn - the little key is the perfect finishing touch.

Sherri said...

Well that is just so very cute!

Le trame della Galaverna said...

I read a very beautiful post.
I adore your little pillows.
Ciao Giovanna

KimM said...

Love your Home Sweet Home stitches. I feel exactly the same way. And so looking forward to your Friday Freebie!

Patricia Dee said...

What an adorable Home Sweet Home. Your bag/card/tags are excellent, too. How creative.

Donna Pheneger said...

As usual, your work is gorgeous! Thank you for the gift bag - very cute!
I love the keys on the Home Sweet Home hanging It goes so well!

Julie.C said...

This is lovely Lynn I do like how you finish your work.
I have just come back today from our holidays in our caravan, and took your pattern to stitch of the Autumn pillow with Emily Bronte verse which i have nearly finished.
Thank you for sharing with us Lynn.
Julie.C xx

Lillie said...

Your HOME fob is very sweet and the bags are very summery, sweet colors too.

Heather said...

Very cute I love the addition of the keys

tiflipt said...

Thank you so much Lynn for this cute little cushion. I'm a huge fan of your designs !

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