It has been so long since I last wrote an entry for my blog. Time just flies by ....
I have some good news to share with you...., please may I brag, just a little?
I have been away for a few days.
Our Women's Agricultural Union held their annual Area Conference the other day, and I am excited to tell you that the Poppie lampshade has been judged on County level and that it won "First Prize".
I still cant believe it. It will now go on to Provincial Level where it will be judged again in May.
During the Conference we stayed in a lovely lodge with tented accommodation. The tents had all the amenities, including an outside shower. (What a lot of fun) A whole bunch of ladies from our Chapter went and we had a ball of a time. Lots of laughter, good food, wine and friendship. It was a perfect stay.
On the stitching front I have a finish to show you :)
This is my version of the "Lacy Pearl Pouch"
Design by : Chameleon Threads
Pattern: Lacy Pearl Pouch
by Via Laurie
It is worked in Hardanger on 28ct linen using Via Laurie's space dyed threads.
The pouch is made with dupion silk fringed with lace.
I added some Antique seed beads......
and made up a charm from odds out of my beading stash.
And that's all from me today. I am still working on the Mountmellick embroidery and I have started to knit a Bolero. My surprise X-stitch is still far from finished and I am actually sorry I even mentioned it to you.
(I feel the pressure, hehe)
You'll have to be patient, this week I am going to Johannesburg, (450km one way), to fetch my dear mom from the airport. She is coming to stay with us for 2 months. I am very happy!!!!!