CCN June/July Cottage

I've finally put the last stitches into my current cottage. I've switched this around from June to July as I used the red/white/blue July cottage for my June Jubilee spot. It was a bit tricky with the lettering but I think it's turned out ok. 


Not a brilliant picture as it's too dark to take a nice photo so I used the scanner – quite a job with this size of fabric. I can't say that I love this cottage but I do like the strawberries and the overdyed thread colours are gorgeous again – doesn't really show up properly but they are beautiful in real life.

Moving straight along to the August cottage now :) 

As a quick aside – my quilts have returned from their trip to be quilted and I can't tell you how wonderful the quilting is, absolutely stunning. I'll show some pics once I've got the binding stitched in place.

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4 Responses to CCN June/July Cottage

  1. Karen L says:

    It’s lovely Tree! I really like all the colours and I bet it looks gorgeous with all the other cottages 😀

  2. Carol says:

    It’s a beautiful tree! PS. So glad you’ll be playing along with Nancy Drew. :O)

  3. Carole says:

    It looks smashing. You just squeezed the lettering in nicely.
    Lovely strawberries and ladybirds too. They’re my favourite bits of that design 🙂

  4. Margaret says:

    This cottage series is so nice. Love this one.

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