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Wednesday, 24 December 2014

kitchen dresser - Collection 244

This issue of Collection has been in the shops for a while but in the run-up to Christmas I`m only having the time now to post some photos of the beautiful country-style kitchen dresser that Maria Diaz designed. Unfortunately, my brain is so fried after the past few hectic days of festive organising that I hardly know what I`m typing, so I`ll rather let the pictures do the talking - here they are, taken every 5 hours, as usual (I love how the building up of the blue bits formed the contours of the plates, etc. on the dresser):

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And this is it all framed and beautifully accessorised in the magazine - how cute are these little heart ornies that are the exact replicas of the ones hanging on the dresser? :)

Even the distressed blue wood seems to be spot on! ;) Oh, and there`s little me again, saying all kinds of `clever` things... unfortunately, my answers have been cropped and re-organised in such a manner that I seem to make even less sense than usual, hehe.
Sorry about the poor photo quality but it`s partly due to the matt paper -
which , thankfully, Collection have promised to change back to the old, shiny type

Anyway, the `nightmarish` teeny-tiny backstitches I`m talking about are these:

But apart from the half hour I struggled with this bit, the whole project was a most enjoyable experience. As were ALL the projects I had the good fortune to stitch this year, come to think of it. So hoping that 2015 will bring loads more gorgeous stitching for all of us, I`d like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! :)


6 comments:

  1. Laura, Marry Christmas for you and for your familly :)

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    1. Thank you, Violka - Wesołych Świąt to you and your family too! :)

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    1. Sorry I didn`t see this in time, Cucki - I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and I wish you all the best for this new year! :) xx

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  3. What a beautiful design - and I love your "progress" movie. Wishing you the best of everything - and best stitching - in the new year!

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    1. Thanks, Katya, and all the best to you too! :) I have a feeling that 2015 will be a great stitching year for you as well, my friend ;)

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