Saturday, 21 March 2015

Zentangle-pattern 5, Quilling

Last two weeks I didn't post my zentangle block.  This week is pattern no.5.  This pattern is called by name Iffy.  Full of lines and I have embroidered it using back stitch.  


Embroidered block

My zentangle embroidery so far

Some quilling creations

A butterfly made with my son for his paper craft project.


Some Quilled earrings 


That's all for today and I hope all of you like it.  Currently I am working on a filet crochet project and made progress in saree embroidery.   Hope I will show it my next post.  Till then Happy doodling and Happy quilling.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Messy to classy - The green family

Initially when I started doing embroidery I had only few colors like green, red, orange, blue, black, white, pink etc.  I had only one shade in all the colors and I am not aware that so many shades are available.  I came to know about different shades in a single color after started doing cross stitch.  After that I started collecting different shades of thread. Then  I used to store it in a plastic box(1 box for each color) and every time I used to take out all the threads to search a particular shade.  This year I have decided to arrange all the threads  according to numbers and to make me do it, Preeti is hosting a messy to classy link party.  So I have decided each month I should arrange a part of my craft space and craft item and soon I should have a neat craft space and neatly arranged craft items. 

So, this month I have arranged all my green shades of embroidery threads in a thick calendar sheet and Placed it in a cardboard box so that I can accomodate 4 to 5 family of color threads in a single box, thus reducing the number of plastic boxes.  So here is my arrangement and let my photos speak to you.

Before:


After





I am linking this post to Messy-to-classy link party.  Thanks Preeti for hosting it.


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Thursday, 12 March 2015

CAL Progress

Today I am here to show you my progress in both the CALs.  

Sophie's Garden
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I have completed sophie's garden till part8(rounds 62 - 68).In this part I like making of ruffle flowers. Haven't blocked it but somehow managed to take a snap by pinning it.  The long sides are becoming shorter and the short sides are becoming longer taking the shape of a square.


My attempt for growing a flower pot at home always fail.  But now I am able to grow  different flowers in my blanket. Lol.




Mystery CAL -( Week 3- week 5)
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After week 3(rounds 3 and 4 has been done with pink and blue colors)
 
                                                                  
After Week 4 (round 5 - a square has been formed)


After week 5( a small 3d flower like thing has been added in the centre)


I am happy that I've been able to crochet along with these groups.  I have made some progress in the embroidery of my saree too.  Will try to give an update about in my next post.  Till then, Happy crocheting.

Monday, 2 March 2015

Small SAL - february, CAL progress

This year with the idea of stitching the small cross stitch charts I am participating in the Small SAL 2015 hosted by Heather of stitching Lotus. I have joined only on February and I have managed to stitch this small may-bright flower from rainbow gallery.  You can find the chart here.  I have planned to change this piece into a fridge magnet.  Now over to the stitched piece.


I have stitched this on 14ct Aida with 2 strands of embroidery thread.  

CAL progress
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1) Sophie's universe garden CAL 2015 - after part7 (rounds 54 to 57)


Closeup of the roses.

2) Mystery CAL week2

Made cross on top of the granny squares.  Very interesting to do.



That's all for today.  Have a happy time with  needle, thread, yarn and hook.