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Saturday, 28 January 2012

On your bike

Hi,
I had a good day in Cheese and Grain at the Craft Fair, but its cold, the heating was very welcome in the hall.
The forecast is for cold weather and we might get some snow, please please whoever does the weather up there, we don't want any snow until we have finished emptying Mother bungalow.
Anyway on to today's card, I thought with all the tatting I have put on over the last week it was time to show you some more stitching cards. These are two bicycle designs, I have done the first one in two shades of blue metallic thread on a white card, matted on a gold card. I kept it simple to show off the bike.
Close of the stitching.






This card is also gold but with my own drawing of a Penny Farthing bicycle, which I stitched in gold thread. This thread
has different colours in which makes the thread very pretty when stitching, again I used the white card.
A close up of the stitching




The next post will be the TIAS day 7 when I have done it and my beautiful gift which I have received from Rachel in the USA.
I hope you are all well, and keeping warm, stay safe and until we meet again take care.

Hugs
Margaret

8 comments:

  1. Very nice cards, Margaret. I know they take a lot of time, but they're worth it! Hope the snow holds off. Hugs

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  2. Both of these cards are fabulous Margaret, I love the penny farthing, glad you had a good day at the fair.
    Kevin xx

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  3. Your cards are lovely the old bikes are really a treat to see!

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  4. Oh these are gorgeous Margaret, can't wait for the Tatting thingy to be revealed.....

    We are all waiting for the snow that was forecast and still hasn't arrived, so I wouldn't worry to much...British weather, when can we ever really know what it will do...lol...xxx

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  5. pleased the craft show went well, these 2 cards are beautiful, love them both, we will have to put up with whatever we get in the weather stakes, not been a bad winter so far lol
    Tilly

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  6. these are so stunning maragret.your stitched bikes are fantastic ;D

    xx coops xx

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  7. hello Margaret

    your bicycles are beautiful
    did you draw the pattern yourself ..?

    I would love to stitch the bicycle, sweet relaxtion after a busy day at the hospital!
    do you sell the pattern or perhaps know who does ..?

    thank you for such a delight
    godbless you
    Dr Stanton-Linder (cardio-thioracic)

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