Monday, 23 April 2012

POSTCARDS, UFOs, ATCs, OH MY!

Lots of different things, some you may have seen before, sorry, I seem to have lost track of what I have put on here and what I haven't. I must take time to check it all out. Meantime, forgive me...
One colour family but use five shades
Postcard from Jackie...
 My Green one of above swap...
 Bookmark and ATC swap
Theme STARS - from Mal...
 My version of the above swap...
 and the back...
 Trip Around the World Postcard Swap -
INDIA
to me from Sandy...
 My version of the above swap...
Sent by me to Fay in Israel, the theme was Bud vase
I decided to do a different take on the theme...
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 I sent some rubbish  stuff to my friend Tessa,
she wanted to know what to send me in return -
I asked her to depict me on a Postcard -
Perfect, hahahaha...
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Next UFO pinned up ready for quilting...
 Time passes, tick-tock-tick-tock-
job done...
 these are the two blocks in the quilt...
 close up of quilting on one block...
 and on the other...
 this is the back, hope you can make out the quilting...
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Very pretty card sent from Alison...
WOW, thank you Alison...
I shall have fun using these too...
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some surprise gifts
from Caz - many thanks Caz...
from Helen - many thanks Helen...
with a postcard of Bluebells too from Helen...
I got it out Helen...
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Who have we here?
OH look, so cute... 
It's Foggy, one of my daughter's cats...
"what you doing?" 
"go away, I was asleep" 
"I wont tell you again"
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Just had a quick look back and realised I hadn't put up the finished Postcards I made from the Embellishing fun I had a while back - I hope you enjoy seeing how they turned out...
POSTCARDS - made from one of the Journal pages I did...
 
I sewed beads all round the two leaves... 
Beads sewn to centre of flower... 
just some quilting on this one... 
a few stars added... 
various quilting lines added to this...
beads embellished to this one... 
just some quilting...
 
quilted lines added...
 
beads and or quilting added to these...
 
Shisha mirrors and beads added to this one...
 
ATC's
these five from the same journal page as postcards above...
 
quilting added...
 
quilting...
 
beads and a shisha mirror...
 
quilted stars...
 
Don't they look different to the rough bits from the post a way back, I shall do this again and see what happens.
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5 comments:

Diane-crewe said...

what a lovely rainbow you have given us today xx

Caz said...

Lovely, lovely, lovely!!!

Janice Aitkens said...

What a lovely lot of postcards also the quilt is really lovely
Hugs Janice

Cookie said...

what great pictures. Thanks for the show. I love the quilt. are you just pining with safty pins. dont you have a problem during quilting with the safty pins? curious mind wants to know. lol.

Irene said...

So lovely going through all your wonderful work. Wonderful colours. Thank you for sharing