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Thursday, 9 August 2012

Busy , busy

Hi everyone , I'm back.
 Sorry I haven't been around much , but last week we had the chance of a much needed holiday , so we took it very gratefully.
 A friend of my husband lives in Somerset , but was going away so offered us the use of their house .It was a lovely break for us all ,the kids got to go to the beach , and we had time to relax.

 I also took some stitching and finished the new bird start I mentioned . I really like it, even if it is a bit...unusual .
  This is "Emu" by Jill Oxton , from Jill Oxtons' Cross Stitch issue 35 .
 Started 8/7/12 , Finished 4/8/12 .

 I have made a new start since getting back , it will be a gift for the friends who let us stay in their house, not much done on it yet so I will show a pic next time .

 The travelling pattern is on its' way to Lindsay , so keep your eyes on her blog to see when it will be available again .

Thanks for dropping by ,


Lindsay said...

Love the emu

So glad you got my info, you were the last person I emailed last night and this morning my account is blocked! So if you replied to me I'm not ignoring you

Lesleyanne said...

A lovely finish. Glad you enjoyed your week away.

cucki said...

aww sweet finish..
have a lovely weekend xxx

Chris said...

So glad you guys had a break. I like your bird he has such an interesting expression. I think your reversed your start and finish dates :)

Topcho said...

OMG! That stare! Lol! Love it!

Julie said...

How wonderful you had some much needed holiday time at the beach.
Great finish, although he does look a bird to be reckoned with!

Mangogirl said...

Beautiful stitching uive your emu. they have that look about them.

Rhona said...

What a great emu! glad you had a good holiday, the beach is always a great place to be!

Penny said...

Sounds like a lovely holiday! Love the Emu - he has a very intense look. :)