Needlework, knitting, quilting

This cute little needlework was designed by Sue Hawkins.
I bought the kit in France and finished it up yesterday.
It was fun to do.
 I like needlework and Sue's design is very special.

I also finished this knitted shawl.
It is from a class I participated at Craftsy.
The instructor Laura Nelkin is very good.

Have you done any class at Craftsy? 
At the moment I'm doing Shuttle Tatting with Marlee Rockley,
in the beginning I was really struggling, 
but I'm getting there, and really enjoying Tatting.
I will post pictures later, as I'm still practising.

I was going to hand quilt this top.
 After Dorothy sent me pictures of how she quilted hers S.N. I decided to use my machine. 
Some stitch ditch, some straight lines and some free motion quilting 
all with Aurifil Mako'NE 50/2.

ENJOY whatever you are doing and don't forget to breath deeply.



Aunt 'Reen said...

What a gorgeous needlework piece!
Your shawl is amazing too!
I will have to check out Craftsy.
I'm trying to learn how to knit.

Karen said...

Beautiful needlework, the colours so pretty. LOVE the shawl and look forward to seeing your tatting. As I worked on my May block yesterday, I was thinking of your Sweet Nostalgia and wondered how it was coming along.

Lin said...

Paula, your scissor keeper is beautiful - I do love Sue Hawkins kits. And your shawl is absolutely gorgeous. I have a couple of classes from craftsy but have not had a chance to follow them yet. Both are on free machine quilting which I have yet to master!!

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