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Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Well Here I Am Again

I know I haven't posted for ages but I do have a lot of things to show you. These are things that I have quietly finished whilst the rest of my life has gone crazy. I've spent two wonderful visits with some American friends who are beyond wonderful. Their generosity, both with time and material things, have given me more than I can ever repay and my life is much the richer for having spent time with them all.

I plan (Yes everyone who knows me will no that nothing ever goes to plan) is to add a few photos every couple of days just to bring you up to date with the wonderful things that I have stitched upon.

I made a promise to myself that I would not buy anything new until I had completed some of the class kits that have amassed in my cabinet. I thought I had been so good when I managed to close the cabinet doors now. Something that wasn't possible before.

So let me introduce you to Miss Maisie and Miss Beatrice.









I really enjoyed making these as must be obvious from the fact that there are two of them. I just couldn't make up my mind between the two colours of felt. I had bought both pieces on a visit to France earlier in the year and this was just the opportunity to use them. Luckily I had cotton fabric that matched and there I was with two of them. They took on their own personalities and names as I was making them and now sit primly on the cupboard.

So until the next time.........................

4 comments:

Jennifer said...

sandra, I love the dolls!! I am glad you posted as was wondering how you were. I received the conversion and threads from Arizona for the prairie schooler pattern and hope to start it in the new year. look forward to seeing more of your work . all the best in 2010!!

Patti said...

These dolls are truly scrumptious. You are just so talented it isn't true. Can't wait to see what you have stitched.
All my Love
Patti xxx

Sandra said...

Great to see you back Sandra and can't wait to see what you have been up to, I know it will be something amazing. Your two dolls are gorgeous, a great addition to your collection.

angelasweby said...

Welcome back, Sandra :>) We realy have missed you.
I can't wait to see what beautiful things you have to show us and to hear your tales.

Miss Maisie and Miss Beatrice will help you retell your adventures so...let the fun begin :>)
Warm wishes Angela