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15 Apr 2015

Blossoms and more

It is all blossom against the evening sky - the future crop of

mirabelles - the little round yellow plums, first a little sour and

if we leave them hanging long enough - very sweet and juicy.

It is the view out of our room where the piano is standing.

 
 
 
It is a pity that the fantastic light can't be seen in this photo.
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A collage of the finished "market basket" with handles -
I used exclusively batiks which make the bag somehow stiff.
 
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And here again the cover cloth --- the cat is more friendly now
I cut his moustache - and operated a light smile into his face.
The advantage of such a cloth - it can be changed according to
the creator's mood.

If you are maybe following Jude Hill's blog you will recognize

her "beans". It was an "aha-moment" for me - (thank you Jude, for

this idea). I am slowly filling in spaces with left-over bits of thread...

.... in a colour matching the ajoining squares.

 

 

I found a little embroidery in one of my boxes and thought it

would just fit in. I stitched buttonholes around it and laced it

with the same red cotton a broder. I added two buttonhole lace points

in white. Sorry the tips were cut off by my photographer, ha!

 

I need a little give-away next week when our grammar school class

will meet for lunch in my home-town Stuttgart. So I used again

(how many times already) the tutorial of noodlehead to create

this pouch. It is my favorite tutorial.

I will fill in chocolates!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 comments:

  1. Your work is always jam packed with inspiration, and your friends will love the chocolate packed pouches!

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  2. Pretty basket..I like the braided handles :-)

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  3. Love the the basket and also the other creative work !

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  4. wow, you've been busy! Love the basket and the embroidery. Mr cat looks like he's been into the catnip......lol

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  5. your basket might be stiff but it is so lovely and unusual. i will check out the pouch tutorial. i'm always making pouches....nice to have a variety of ways.

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  6. Love the little pink embroidery Anneliese. You have been very busy with your sewing. Love the photo of the blossoms...I am sure the plums will be delicious.

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