Tuesday, 20 May 2014

In The Pink

Getting my photos prepared for today I noticed that this is to be yet another `pink post´.  If you asked me which is my favourite colour I would say blue, so how come I keep buying, sewing and embroidering pink things? 

According to Wikipedia the colour pink is named after the pretty garden flower  and is not a favourite colour with either men or women and men even have difficulty in distinguishing the different shades.....yeah well, that definitely rings a bell, when DH calls out "which t-shirt shall I wear?"  and yours faithfully replies "wear the maroon one" and there he goes sporting a pillar box red one.



This pretty design is by Eva and you can find her beautiful work at My Hobby Gallery. I chose a piece of anonymous pink evenweave from my stash, selected perlé cotton #12 and #8 for the hardanger work and some pink and green DMC threads for the embroidery.



I really like hardanger and whitework embroidery and will probably make this pretty design into a pincushion.



My next post is not going to be pink. See you later.


6 comments:

  1. that is just beautiful! so pretty and delicate. I did find it hard to read your post though because of the font...

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  2. You do such beautiful work. What will you make with it?

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous....you do such lovely work. I'm not a fan of pink but I seem to have quite a bit of pink fabric too.

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  4. Your work is so pretty! I'm not a fan of pink but when I look at my stash there is quite a bit of pink! Mind you I could say the same about green, blue, orange, brown, yellow. Purple is the only one that there isn't much of!

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  5. I have nothing against a pink post - I love pinks and reds, from the clearest to the darkest. Your little pink finish is so delicate, I just love it.

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