Monday, April 13, 2015

Hello Sunshine!

When my Mom was up for the quilt show, I was digging around for something wooly and came across this unfinished Maggie Club kit from Country Sampler from 2014. Needless to say it had to be finished right away!

"Sunshine in an Old Zinc Pot"
Maggie Bonanomi Country Sampler Club Kit from 2014

I love how the petals of these yellow flowers look like rays of sunshine :)

The pot called for a linen tag with the year written on it, but I thought I would add a bit of embroidery in a coordinating overdyed perle cotton instead.

I cut the round flowers out with a scalloped pinking shear for interest.

Time to move on to the newest Maggie Club Kit that arrived last week!

We've been lucky enough to have some real sunshine as well. I filled my pots with pansies and pussy willows.

My favorite daffodils are blooming in front of our home.

And the silia are blooming on the side.

And the very first of the magnolia blooms have just started to open....

Hoping that you find a bit of sunshine in your corner of the world this week!

"I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly."
~John 10:10
I'm linking up with Super Mom - No Cape! For a Stitchery Link Party - take a peek here.


annie said...

I love the Maggie project, it's very bright and pretty! Your flowers are just beautiful. Life is abundant with the Lord! Happy Spring!

Marilyn said...

What a pretty Spring project.
love all of your flowers, especially the Pansy basket.

linda said...

Love the shape of the bucket in your Maggie project! Magnolias are beautiful and fun to see one of my favorites-pussy willows!

Julia said...

Love the colours in your woolly project, and the effect of using pinking shears - might have to pinch that idea!! :0) x

SuperMomNoCape said...

Oh I miss seeing the magnolia trees blossom in the spring!

What a great idea to cut out the flower using pinking shears. I love the embroidery you added to the pot in your wool applique.

I've just started a new weekly Stitchery Link Party in conjuction with my Vintage Embroidery Monday and I'd love to have you come link up.

Prims By The Water said...

I love how you scalloped the flowers. Awesome colors and I love your finished piece! Janice

Anonymous said...

Great suggestion to use the pinking shears to add another visual dimension. Thanks.