One Flower Wednesday Christmas Style

It's been a little while since I added to my garden and strictly speaking I'm not adding to it this week either! I finished off the snowflakes for Dawn's Frosty Flakes BOW and have just the embroidery left to do on them. I think I'll call this my winter garden šŸ™‚ I will have this finished before Christmas and hanging on the wall but I need to buy something for the sashing and borders when I'm next at Patchwork Chicks (that will be on my birthday later this month). 

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I'm ironing this loveliness this morning – it's called Sew Chick and is destined to become Dresden Plates. I LOVE Dresden Plates as much as I love pinwheels! I'm awaiting the delivery of a lovely pattern that I stumbled across last week which is all made up of embroidered and pieced Dresden plates…that's for the future though.

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I'm wishing the postman would hurry up actually – I'm still waiting for a delivery of Kaffe Fassett fabrics so that I can get started on my Kim McClean Hearts and Flowers quilt. I went to the copying shop and had it all enlarged as per the instructions in the book (Quilt Romance by Kaffe) and now I just need a delivery! This is my first venture into using Kaffe fabrics which are considerably out of my comfort zone both colour and pattern wise. I did have a small delivery from a UK shop and the colours of the fabrics are stunning. I'm looking forward to the challenge. I could get all my shapes traced while I'm waiting – I think I will so that I'm ready to go when the postman delivers. 

While I'm busy with the stitching the rest of the family are happily playing with kayaks…I have had a go and I enjoyed it however my back wasn't happy about it at all and made its feelings very plain! We have a new addition to the family – I'm fairly sure that it's not meant to be living in the house really but I'm told it needs to dry off after a good dunking on Monday night.

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Look at it lounging there in the conservatory with all its associated 'stuff' šŸ˜® John was very canny when he bought these new members of the family…one is green and the other is orange, two of my very favourite colours!

I see the postman coming down the path…

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10 Responses to One Flower Wednesday Christmas Style

  1. Gina Smith says:

    Love the hexagons and those fabrics. I’m looking forward to seeing the dresden plate quilt as like you I like them aswell
    Love and hugs Gina xxx

  2. Ines says:

    Beautiful flowers and lovely fabric.
    Greetings
    Ines

  3. Marieke says:

    And? Did the postman bring your fabrics? Love your frosty flakes!

  4. Karen says:

    Your winter garden is going to be lovely!

  5. Carole says:

    I’ve no idea what a Dresden plate is, but the fabric is very pretty and I’m looking forward to finding out šŸ˜‰
    Love the Kayak in the conservatory. It’s different, I’ll give you that. And it is a jolly nice colour.
    So, postie. Did he bring the expected fabrics? You can’t leave us hanging like that…

  6. The flakes/flowers are lovely and I’m looking forward for the dresden plates.

  7. Karen says:

    Lovely, looking forward to seeing them completed with the embroidery.

  8. tineke says:

    well, the flowers are beautiful nonetheless!

  9. Kate says:

    The flowers are really lovely…and the fabric..looking forward to seeing the Dresden plate project…I love them too..xx

  10. Margaret says:

    Your flowers are pretty and the fabrics are yummy.
    I’m dying to see the Dresden Plate project as anything that has a combination of sewing and embroidery is right up my street!

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