A Finish and Fun Things

Hello my friends,

I hope everyone is having a great summer. We’ve been busy. There is alot to cram in such a short period of time. My posts will be a little sparse the next couple of weeks (once a week maybe) so Madison and I have more time to do things together before school starts.

One finish I wanted to show today is Be Kind and True by Stacy Nash:

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This was our Friday night class at the 2013 Dyeing to Stitch Retreat. Yeah!! I finished a retreat project! It is supposed to be a thread keep but I left the ring off and I am just going to display it. I just love this design.

I saw some time ago a bird’s nest in a jar on the Pioneer Homestead blog. I have wanted to do this but wanted a real bird’s nest not a store bought one. While I was at our cottage over the holiday, outside the porch was a perfect bird’s nest. I was so excited! When I came home I bought a jar and added a few eggs and viola:

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Can you see the eggs? They look real. I love it! I am on the lookout for more bird’s nest. LOL!

The last thing today is Madison’s project she did while we were away. She made:

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She did such a great job and we had fun. I cut the strips of fabric for her and she tied all of them on one by one.

That’s it for today but I do have lots of projects in the works. Stay tuned for a new freebie next week!

Have a great week everyone!

~Maureen~

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5 thoughts on “A Finish and Fun Things

  1. Fabulous finish, Maureen! I really like your bird nest in a jar; how lucky that you found an intact real nest. Madison’s flip flops look awesome. Enjoy your week and looking forward to seeing your new complimentary design.

  2. Be Kind Be True turned out pretty.
    The bird’s nest is a cute idea.
    Cool flip-flops!
    Have fun this Summer!
    Marilyn

  3. Love those flip flops!! Congrats on finishing a retreat piece!! It’s cute! Never saw a birds nest intact! You were blessed to come across it for you craft idea! Hugs!

  4. Your did a great job on that finish, Maureen! The bird’s nest idea is so cute, too, and Madison’s flip flop re-design is so fun and perfect for summer 🙂

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