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Beautiful fabric work
Thu 5-Jul-12
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Ta everso  whistle  - that was especially for you TA !!  big_laugh  big_hug

Thanks Hattie for your lovely words. big_hug

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Oh, and Hattie, this link is for you! (and anyone else interested in chickens and fabric work !)

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Fri 6-Jul-12
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Thank you Val, what a great site.  I like the non-jokey images a lot; not so keen on the others but the site will be very useful.

This cat's face quilt, from another blog, I think is stunning.....I would love to do one of my cat, Button, but as she is a long-haired black feline, with only a button-shaped white blob over her nose area, I think a large quilt would be very sombre, so I think I would just make a small one for a cushion. I wonder if she would recognise herself?!   I think Kate might enjoy this image......wave  

 

"The beautiful is as useful as the useful...perhaps more so."

from Les Miserables

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wave I love the 'Elephant Walk'  Nadine and agree with you about the chickens.

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Hattie, I happened on this blog today, following links, as you do !

Immediately I thought of you, and also of KateUK who has done this sort of thing, too.

So clever.

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Mon 9-Jul-12
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 Very interesting work, Val. I must have a good poke around her blog.....she certainly puts a huge amount of time & effort into a project. no theatre company could afford to pay for it but it is very beautiful. I would be interested to see how it reads when finished. I can't help thinking it needs some areas which are a little calmer....but then that is just my approach. I always had beautiful dancers wearing my costumes with a lot of toned body showing & movement that had to read....a completely different context.

Thank you so much for posting the link.  

 

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Just had a quick look and I love the richness of that bodice. Must leave the post up there and do some digging around some time. Now for bed and more weeding tomorrowroll_eyes

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Hattie, I came across this blog yesterday (Yellow House) - just look at the bags ..... and more!

Oh, there are some talented people out there!  ok   ok

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More bags here!

I'll try that again!

Tue 2-Jul-13
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 Many thanks Val & TA , both blogs are very interesting & beautiful as well as being so very different. I am constantly amazed at what the internet contains & how helpful it can be. After all it has taught me how to knit in the last few months.

 

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Toffeeapple said:

More bags here!

 

Toni, just looking through her site (Marmalade Rose) it's so beautiful and the wonderful things she makes, oh I do wish I had the commitment and talent to do what she does. Though I don't think I could ever sell or give away such amazing work.

ok   ok   ok

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There are a great many talented people around Val and they must have passion too, to be able to do so much, so well.

I'll try that again!

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brightspark said:

oh I do wish I had the commitment and talent to do what she does. Though I don't think I could ever sell or give away such amazing work.

ok   ok   ok

Thinking about it Val…you give so much of yourself away with the children that you have over from France..and your school chums……some stars just shine differently.....much better than material gifts….big_hugbig_hug….kiss

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Elsa, that is a lovely thing to say - thank you so much. big_hug  big_hug  embarassed

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Ooh, you lot are such a bad influence on me, I've been so busy for a few weeks, ....think to myself " I must find a bit of spare time and catch up with what's going on on CSH" and before I know it, I've re- signed up to ravelry and got another dozen or so ideas to churn around in my over-filled brain!

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