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April 4, 2023
Spring Rabbit Done! from The Cozy Quilter

 I finished off the last of the stitches on the Spring Rabbit counted cross stitch this week. Then, I added the butterfly antennae, the bunny's whiskers, the lines in the ears and the stitches to make the tail "fluffy".  I love the bright colours!  I will wash it this week and give it a good press before taking it to the framer.  I hope it won't take too long to frame so I can hang it up soon. 

In the meantime, I have organized the thread and cut the Aida cloth for my next counted cross stitch project ...

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March 26, 2023
Slow Stitching and Trying Out a New Ruler from The Cozy Quilter

I added lots of stitches to my cross stitch picture this week.  I just love the colours in this bright and cheerful.  One friend said this pattern looks almost Scandinavian to her and I would have to agree. There is a butterfly to sew next, once the large pink flower and the beet are done. 

I bought myself a HuRTy ruler (designed by Latifah Saafir) at QuiltCon and wanted to try it out on a small project before tackling a bigger quilt.  Here are my first few Half Rectangle Triangles on my design wall.  I am not sure ...

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