Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Some Joy...

The recent events in Sydney have left me very sad....

I've spent some time on a wool felting project which 

didn't require much thought.


The wool 'roving' was a bargain at Daiso!



I was inspired by this photo on the BHG website.


It took no time to put together...


I embroidered some "JOY" onto the little felt flags.


And have it hanging on my mirror!


That's the best photo I could get, without showing 

you my messy sewing corner!

Now I am planning some new, more challenging 

shapes...


with this lovely packet of rainbow wool I bought 

yesterday!

But first I have some hashtag blocks to make for Mollie Sparkles!

I hope you find some joy in today, and everyday.

SUZ

16 comments:

  1. The news has been shocking - and makes us all realise that life is so precious. On a happier note - what a cool wee project! Love that rainbow bag of wool, and look forward to seeing what it turns into.

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  2. I love your swag - looks fantastic. It will take a long time for many of us to recover from Monday's events.

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  3. It is one of those terrible things, I am going to make some blocks for Joshua too. I like your little garland.

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  4. I have only done a bit of felting...it is fun! You are so lucky to have a Diaso near you! I am dying to go in one. I have a thing for all that cute stuff :) lovely bunting...take it easy. The events the last two days have been disturbing.

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  5. I've never done wool felting....love your little project. it's good to fill your time with some good things amid the crazy stuff isn't it.

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  6. I love your bunting! Now I'm very curious as to what other shapes you're going to play with.

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  7. Very festive! The events in Sydney were such a shock to me when I turned on the news that morning. What a tragedy.

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  8. The Sydney seige has just been awful. Your bunting is fun. The bag of rainbow felt looks full of possibilities.

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  9. Wishing you much peace and joy for the holidays. Your little project is so cute.

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  10. That is one adorable bunting! Super cute idea - great way to add color, life and happiness to a dreadful week in Sydney.

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  11. Super cute! There's sadness all around us, so it's good to hang on to that joy!

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  12. I never thought of craft shopping in Daiso! Adorable garland!
    I am trying not to think about all the sad news this week - Sydney, Pakistan and now Cairns. I keep reminding myself that the JOY in the world rarely hits the news.

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  13. What a lovely project! We could all do with more joy.

    Thanks for linking up to Ho Ho Ho and on We Sew too.

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  14. Yay Suz you got to link up! I love your swag with joy embroidered against your fabulous mirror! Love it !!!

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  15. I am delighted that we are finding goodness and joy in the mist of adversity. What a sad time it is for all of us especially those who have lost their loved ones. My heart bleeds for them. Thank goodness for human kindness! love Marie xxx

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