Thursday, 8 January 2015

Have a pin

Hello and a very Happy New Year to all who read this post.  It seems we are back to our normal routine once again, so yesterday I rescued my faithful Husqvarna from its temporary Xmas imprisonment in the dark depths of my wardrobe, and returned it to its habitual prominent abode on the dining room table.  With one of my New Year´s resolutions firmly in mind, I cautiously opened the UFO drawer and quickly snapped up a piece of work before the other protesting occupants could threateningly spill out and demand attention.

Happily sewing away, I mindlessly reached for a pin.....a pin! .....yes, do have a pin Sheryl..... if you can find one that is.   There must be a grand total of 15 or 20 in my little box, all elusively evading being summoned, quite understandably when you see what is in my little pin box....... had to take a photo....what a load of rubbish, well not really rubbish, just the assorted small paraphernalia that gets picked up and saved.  Does anyone else do this and have an overcrowded pin box full of all but pins?  or is it just me being untidy?  I have two other immaculate tins, holding normal and fancy pins, and pin cushions, but I like these little quilting ones although they insist of disappearing at the first opportunity.


Here is a little crochet mat from the magazine Labores.



Years ago I made quite a few mats as gifts and this one was a small easy design which my daughter liked and kept. 



I didn´t include the eight tiny loops around the outer edges, didn´t like them.




Vicki at 2bagsfull is hosting the Grow Your Blog party again this year, so if you wish to grow your blog and want to know more about this exciting event, you still have time to sign up before the 17th January.  The party will start on the 25th.

Linking this post to The Enchanting Rose 
Until next week,

Sheryl



15 comments:

  1. I love this crochet piece-the shape of it especially, and those pretty leaves and flowers-just beautiful

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  2. Beautiful crocheting! You really can do it all!

    And I have multiple little boxes of odds and ends like yours. I never seem to have what I need when I need it, but I'm always sure it's somewhere!

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  3. The crochet mat looks very pretty! wishing you a fantastic new year..

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  4. Oh, your crocheting is absolutely lovely, Sheryl!! I can see why your daughter claimed it for herself :)

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  5. That crochet piece is stunning Sheryl!! No wonder your daughter kept it ;)
    I try to stay organised.....to no avail! Every few months I need to tidy ...normally because I'm looking for something that I *know* I have....but just can't remember where I put it!!
    Glad that the year is settling in for you!

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  6. Oh, Sheryl, how romantic crochet!
    Lovely with pearls:-)

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  7. Your crochet work is so sweet with the flowers details

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  8. Thanks for stopping over 'at my place' - I love your work and are there many craft shops in Spain or do you use the internet. ;-)

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  9. It's amazing what us stitchers hide away in boxes. My pins have a life of their own. They will not be curtailed....they surface in all manner of strange places. Love, love, love your crohet mat. 'Tis terribly clever. The flowers are very pretty.

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  10. Your crochet piece is so beautiful:) I understand about how everything makes way into one box and then it's difficult and sometimes annoying to find the right thing. I thought this might be the case with all the crafters since we need different things for making one finish. We pull out from boxes but they never go back to the respective boxes. I have started organising at least one item per month. I have started a link party Messy-to-classy for the same purpose. If you are interested, you may have a look at my blog's menu bar.

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  11. Oh Sheryl, I love love love your crochet piece. It is looking so delicate and fine. No wonder that your daughter wanted to keep it :)

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  12. I had to smile about your pin box...mine was the same way full of everything but the pins I needed! Your crochet is beautiful and a real treasure. When I see pieces like this being sold at tag sales, I wonder if the family knows the amount of time that went into making them. Nice your daughter sees the value of such a lovely piece.
    Deb

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  13. they are so very beautiful and delicate...with a gentle reminder of yesteryear!! i have "similar" boxes, filled with all kinds of little treasures!!!!

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  14. Dearest Sheryl, what a beautiful doily! Your work always amazes me and brings a smile to my face....you are very gifted :) Thanks for sharing with Roses of Inspiration - it's always a blessing to have you at the party. Hugs!

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  15. Beautiful work here, I love that shape!!

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