Saturday, 15 December 2012

New homespun construction site!

So a new construction site has been started across the pond! I showed a pic on my last post of the homespun houses I have started putting together and although very late in joining the SAL, Anne has kindly invited me to come on board.

The reason for the delay? I had to bide my time until I came across the book here in the UK.

I am further behind than most and for that reason I will show 3 this month.





I think I have 1 more house to put together but I have a lot of windows still to do.
Initially I thought this would be a good project to practice my needleturn applique-just windows and doors, but between my lack of skill and the fact that homespun isn't straight to start with, I have wripped out more than I have stitched I think, but we shall persevere!

Go check out Anne's blog to see what others are doing and have a great weekend.

9 comments:

  1. You have really caught up and the houses look great. I was ahead and now behind with "construction" so not sharing my blocks in December. Can't wait to see more of yours next month.

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  2. Hi Shazy, good to hear from you - yes, it's great to manage a bit of stitching, it's so relaxing. I love your homespun house blocks, they're great ...... look forward to seeing the finished product!

    Julia:0) x

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  3. Awesome houses - they all look great and it will be a masterpiece when finished! I know it will be displayed with pride in your home!
    Keep stitching away - love seeing your work!
    Happy holidays!
    Christine

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  4. Shazy, they look wonderful. I'm so glad you joined in our fun...

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  5. I almost missed your post ~ the houses look great, can't wait to see them put together!!

    Great to 'see' you back on here!
    Merry Christmas

    Tanya

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  6. Your houses look wonderful! Trust me, when they are all together you don't even notice the wonky one!! :o)
    P

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  8. Wow! I did miss this post ... lol!
    LOVE your houses, you have been busy ;)
    Hope you are all ready for the Christmas holidays ... hehehe
    Wishing you lots of Love and peaceful sewing time :)
    Hugs Wendy x x

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  9. Looking good! You have caught up FAST!

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