January 20, 2010
Knot Garden Wall Hanging
Hi All - Today I finished the 2 "Jewelled Jemz Neck Purses" which I will be offering in my giveaway with the annual "One World One Heart" - it starts this coming Monday - 25th January and I will be drawing the winner on February 15th - if you would like to know more about it - click on the pink "Magic Carpet Ticket Holder- One World One Heart" logo in my sidebar on the left of your screen! (or on the underlined words that I have just made into a link!) It's a fantastic concept - last year there were well over 800 people offering gifts - I did put my name in on about 60 blogs but wasn't a winner perhaps this year I will be .... "gotta be in it to win it" LOL! :-) ... Last year I offered 1 Jewelled Jemz Neck purse and it went to live in the UK - I wonder where this year's two will end up? hmmm haha LOL! (I have taken pics of the purses in various stages and will show them on here soon as well as the pic of the actual finished items that will be on here on Monday).
Today's pics are: The first one is the background for my "Knot Garden Wall Hanging" - this year at my Stitchety Grubs Embroidery Group our theme is "Knot Garden"...... well - me being me- I am not taking the traditional route that a couple of the others are doing - I have actually already finished mine so I will show the various steps of it on the next few blog entries ... the second pic is of the first stage of the centre panel with the actual "Knot Garden" bit - Gold work Techniques......
The last 2 pics are of the duck pond in the centre of a little village in Dorset, Uk which is called "Ashmore " (Yes it is even on the Google maps - satellite and everything hehe) this is the village where I lived from the age of 2 until 16 (16-18 I was only home weekends as I lived with my Gran in Salisbury where I went to Art College- and then I moved to Bournemouth - to work and be in the 'big wide world!")