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samedi 3 juillet 2021

Friday Night with Friends

 The beginning of another month! And I have to say that here in the Dordogne the weather is not at all July like - its been cool and wet and last weekend I had to resort to warm trousers and a fleecy top. It's humid at the moment after yet more rain although not enough to soak my pots. But I digress.

Many thanks to Cheryll for organsing our cyber get together for July - you can seewhat everyone got up to here.

I am afraid I dont have very much to show. I spent an hour in the afternoon playing with my watercolours - practising for a still life which is the culmination of the course I have been following. Nothing to share at the moment though. In the evening I picked up my next Field Journal stitchery and this is as far as I got.


There is more football tonight so I shall easily get it finished - need to sort out some backing fabric for it.

Happy mail this morning in the shape of some stabiliser which means I can get a lot more of these designs traced up and ready to work on in odd moments.

Since my last post I have completed the lavender hexie and also this thistle


and am very happy with how they are looking together.


This months RSC colour is dark blue so I must soon get out my box of scraps and see what I have - I am sure there plenty there that I spotted when working on the light and bright blues.

Hope evryone had a good Friday night and I shall soon be round to see what you worked on.

Blogger has been playing up - thankfully I have been relatively free from the problems that most people seem to have had so now it is catching up with me. My apologies if I didnt reply to your comment on my last post - they stopped coming to me by email which is annoying. I hope I picked up everyones comment but if I missed yours then sorry.

Also you will notice the tiny damsel fly picture at the top of my blog. A recent update changed the gadget for adding the picture and it wont make it any bigger! If anyone has suggestions I will be pleased to hear them! Thank you.

See you soon.

14 commentaires:

  1. Pretty hexies. It is annoying how things keep getting changed on blogger.....and no instruction on how to fix any problems.

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  2. Your stitcheries are lovely.
    I'm no help fixing blogger, sorry.

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  3. I LOVE your embroidered hexies...they look so pretty all together too...
    Thanks for joining in FnwF this month again...xox

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  4. Your embroidered hexies are lovely. I have the same problem with the header photo and no idea how to fix it either.

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  5. Your Field Journals are lovely... great doing them in hexies - I haven't been able to work out blogger problems but I did delete my email and save then add it again and save and that helped once... but some still do not get through and I miss them
    Hugz

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  6. Those hexies are just absolutely beautiful Lin 💕xx

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  7. Lol, there is always something to deal with re blogger. Hope you find a solution. Love your hexies especially the lavendar. Your Field Journal embroidery is lovely.

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  8. Your hexies are so pretty!!! My header is pitiful looking too. Hopefully Blogger will get it fixed soon.

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  9. Those thistle flowers look so complicated and so beautiful. Great job!
    It may not be a blogger issue with the header picture. Does this picture have the same KB as the last picture has? Maybe this picture can't get any bigger. It might just be a glitch. Have you tried removing the picture? Close your blogger (like sign out), and close the computer. Wait a minimum of 40 seconds then go back in and upload the picture again. If not, well, I don't know why your picture decided to act up. Sorry. Enjoy the watercolours. ;^)

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  10. Your stitching is so beautiful and those hexies look gorgeous each on their own and together.

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  11. Dratted updates!

    However, the embroidery is going well. Your Field Journal stitcheries are looking very happy together.

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  12. Oh I love your Field Journal blocks. I like how you are doing them in the hexagon setting too. A group of ladies are doing FJ at work and I always enjoy seeing what they're stitching!

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  13. I like your hexie embroideries, so pretty, and what a lovely idea.
    If you manage to sort out your header, let me know! You have a such a nice new picture, what a shame :-(
    xx

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  14. Oh, I love your gorgeous embroidered hexies, each one so different and nicely finished.

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