Monday, 1 March 2010

Distracted once again

I was driven to distraction over the weekend by a pattern that I won on Hilltop House's Giveaway. The pattern arrived in my snail mail box on Friday afternoon and on Saturday I got straight to work stitching the pretty embroidery, by Sunday night it was complete. I used some gorgeous Eva fabrics and changed the threads to suit the colours I used. It's a quick project to make and it'll be a lovely gift for a friend who has just had a wee bub! Thank-you so much Evonne!

So here's the finished project next to the pattern of course....
So as you can imagine I made no progress on quilting the Angel's Story quilt but I haven't forgotten about it. At least I have my first OPAM finish for March!

23 comments:

Fiona said...

It is gorgeous Jo - Eva suits it perfectly XX

Lorraine said...

Nice distraction!! .....and a finish! well done!

Handmade by Mai said...

The pincushion is so cute. I'm waiting the pattern to arrive in my mailbox ( I did win also). When I see yours I want to start to.

Stina said...

Oh Jo... You do have lovely lovely finish ...:o) And isn´t it fun when you get distracted like this... lol...
What a lovely win!!!! :o) Sweet Dreams.. :o)...And believe me.. The Angels will still be there..:o)

Jan said...

That's so lovely, Jo - what a nice distraction!

wonderwoman said...

that is just gorgeous Jo and a beautiful gift which i'm sure will be much treasured!

xx

Chookyblue...... said...

very nice and such a quick finish.........

sewkalico said...

I like those distractions where resistance in futile :-)
It looks great!

Sue-Anne said...

What a sweet little cushion - perfect for a new baby.

clare's craftroom said...

Wow Jo not only did you do it quickly you did it beautifully !Love the colours you've chosen .

Elyte said...

Just popped in to have a look at your blog and get to know you. You seem like a very busy lady and love stitching.

Mrs A. said...

A rossette for a baby so unusal and sweet. I'm sure it could be adapted to make into a bag somehow.

Kerri said...

Looks very cute. Love the colours. Off to a good start for March. I had better get cracking

Sandi Butler said...

That's lovely, Jo. A nice distraction!

Jenny of Elefantz said...

I love it! So pretty, and gorgeous fabrics!

Wendy B said...

Well, I think you can be excused!!!!! What a super fast finish...and you've done such a great job too! Very impressive....I better get my skates on and look at my list of 'must finishes' and get something done...instead of leaving it til the last minute!
sugary hugs :O} Wendyb

Judith Tetley said...

Lovely work as always Jo....the Eva fabrics are nice.
Kind Regards
Judith
http://creativestudio10.blogspot.com

evonne said...

Jo, well done on your first finish for March! Your cushion looks fabulous and I love the fabrics you have used. Evonne xx

Susan In Texas said...

How lovely that is! And done so quickly too. I've been struggling with an ennnnddlleeessss cross-stitch that will, I hope (with MUCH more work) be my December OPAM completion. In the meantime I have so many baby quilts to make that I can hardly see straight. Good thing it's all so much fun!
Susan

Micki said...

That is just beautiful!
Micki

Cath Ü said...

What a way to be distracted... well don, the pin cushion looks terrific...
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Cath Ü

Simone de Klerk said...

What I lovely win, Jo! And already finished. Very pretty! Evonne is so talented. I hope many more patterns will come from her!
Have a lovely weekend.

Annie said...

A finish for you too - it's a good feeling isn't it!