Monday, June 18, 2018

Rainbow Ruminations

Last week I sent the Rosewood Manor model back, so I have been enjoying having no models currently in the house. I intended to get back to Spook Town Square, to try to get part 2 done before part 3 comes out in a few weeks, but Tempting Tangles' Rainbow Rumination called out to me and I couldn't resist!

I chose Silk'n Colors Kaleidoscope for the variegated thread, and it is so fun to watch it come off the skein and onto the fabric:


It's funny to me now that when I was a kid my box of eight crayons was always (unwittingly) arranged in a rainbow because that's how they seemed to go together best: purple, blue, green, yellow, orange and red, then brown and black because there wasn't really a good place for them!

Mirabilia Designs is celebrating it's 25th anniversary, and part of that is a small leaflet with a blurb about Nora Corbett, some pictures she likes and a chart called Portrait of Antique Vines, which I stitched:


It's a sweet little design, and would look good in a lot of different colors.

Hope everyone has a great stitchy week!

5 comments:

  1. I can't wait to get my hands on one of these Nora Corbett charts, it is so pretty. x

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  2. What a pretty piece you are working on! The thread you are using for it is simply gorgeous.

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  3. Rainbow Rumination is so pretty.
    The Mira 25th anniversary piece is gorgeous.
    Marilyn

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  4. That Kaleidoscope floss goes perfectly with the pattern! Such pretty colours.

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  5. These are just lovely. And I adore the pearl mermaid you have stitched! I have the peacock mermaid to finish, and I really like working with the Waterlilies silks-the color is amazing. I also want to make a quilt, using Terrence Nolan bugs. Would you consider making a copy of some of the patterns, like the Black Ladybug Duet? It is a travesty that these patterns are not available and out of print, and they are just so amazing. Think about it please? My email is nasha@nv.ccsd.net and I would be in your debt if you would be willing. Thanks! I love your stitching!

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