Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Memory Lane...

Thought I would take a trip down memory lane this week. In the middle of the flu at the moment, so I should be resting and getting some stitching done, but so far the busyness of life is calling loud and clear and taking my attention.

I completed this wall hanging last year as a gift for my parents in law. The pattern is 'Church on the Hill' by Anni Downs of Hatched and Patched in Bathurst, NSW. In my usual style I had picked something with far more work than I realised, but I am happy with how it turned out. This was also my first attempt at needleturn. I followed Anni's suggestion of using freezer paper. I have since stitched a little more using needle turn and quite enjoy it. The end result is lovely too.....but I must confess that I only did the hearts using needleturn and not the rest of the appliqued pieces - they were buttonhole stitched for a quick result, so the gift could be mostly 'on time'.

2 comments:

  1. Lovely hanging! Hope you shake the flu soon!

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  2. What a wonderful gift! Hope you're feeling better soon, take care, Nicky

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