Sunday, October 04, 2015

Slow Sunday Stitching


Earlier in the week there was a warm and sunny day while summer was trying to linger on.  I had to go to the beach one more time to top up my Vitamin D. I took along my hand stitching bag and started the next block for my Life Is Beautiful quilt. 
As you can see, the beach was deserted. It was the perfect respite - calm and peaceful. 
The very next day the weather took a turn, the temperature dropped and the cool fall air blew in. Time to get the furnace prepared for a long winter ahead and get the winter clothes out of storage.


It's also the perfect weather for snuggling under your favourite quilt and reading a good book, or putting a few more stitches in your project. 
Why not make a cup of tea and treat yourself to visiting some of the links below. You will be inspired by some wonderful hand stitching projects.



19 comments:

  1. How lucky you are to be able to make embroidery on the empty beach!

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  2. A beautiful and relaxing spot to sit and sew. Wise woman to take advantage of good weather. I am more than happy to have a cup of tea as I stitch :-)

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  3. Hopefully we'll get a bit more warm weather breaks....your stitching is lovely / same thing happened here...it got quite chilly!

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  4. We've been having an Indian Summer here - it's been so warm and sunny the last couple of weeks, it's bliss! Another good thing about the time of year: deserted beaches! What a good idea to take some stitching along. I've been taking my paints, but your'e giving me ideas! Have a lovely day Kathy :)

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  5. The Life's Beautiful quilt looks stunning, looking forward to watching your progress. I do fancy making an embroidered quilt but I'd be worried about stitching all those circles!!

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  6. Such wonderful serene surroundings to contemplate life while doing some wonderful handwork - perfect!

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  7. This is definitely the time of year that I love to stitch under the blanket, with a mug of tea, in front of the fireplace! Your handwork is lovely!! :)

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  8. Autumn has arrived here also. Keep warm and enjoy your beautiful stitching.

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  9. I can't believe how cool it is was this am. We still have some 80 degree days ahead but the humidity is much lower. I bet it is fun to stitch with the natural sounds of the beach in the background!

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  10. What a lovely spot to do some stitching!

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  11. Beautiful spot for end of summer stitching. I am getting ready for company so no slow stitching for me today (insert sad face) but I look forward to seeing what everyone else is up to.

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  12. Beautiful place to stitch, Glad you could enjoy a nice day at the beach.

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  13. I love to stitch outside! Always the best light. That view looks so lovely. Thanks for hosting!

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  14. Did you see The birdseed quilt on stashbuster. I think it's on the Moda blog. I immediately thought of you when I saw it

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  15. Your teacup is the perfect one to use while doing your red work!

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  16. I also love the beach at the end of the season. It's much less crowded and so peaceful and the perfect place for some relaxing sewing!

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  17. What a lovely place for some quiet stitching!

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  18. My Guy and I are always trying to guess when we hit "the last nice day" for the year. It usually doesn't happen till November. Looks like you had a very relaxing day at the beach.

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  19. I've just found out about Slow Sunday Stitching via sewhappyquilting so am linking up for the first time (a day late I know!!). Looking forward to linking up with other hand stitchers.

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