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Friday, 27 June 2014

tea cups - Cross Stitch Collection 238

The latest issue of Cross Stitch Collection is in the shops today and in it are the little tea cups that have had me wondering for months now... well, not so much the actual cups - lovely, vintage china designs by Maria Diaz -, but the size of the pieces of fabric I had to stitch some of them on. Of course, now it all makes perfect sense: the smaller ones have been turned into napkins and a pocket sewn onto a pretty little apron, but the largest one ended up as a tea cosy - a matching set fit for the best of kitchens! I can think of at least five people off the top of my head right now who`d love to have these - maybe for Christmas? ;)

The blue cup pattern can be downloaded free from www.crossstitchcollection.com :)

3 comments:

  1. Hello, Laura,
    They are beautiful teacups! I am saying this not because I have a weakness for all things teacups - and tea... and chocolate... :)
    The green one with roses reminds me of an actual vintage teacup that my mother-in-law gave me. My girls, when they were little, kept trying to sneak it out of the house for the tea party at the park. :)
    Lovely design, professional stitching... Thank you for sharing!

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  2. Wow they so beautiful
    I love them too x

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  3. Thank you, ladies, I enjoyed working on these, they were a nice little breather between bigger projects - and pretty too! Katya, how about a cup of hot chocolate from the green one?;)

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