Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The PERFECT Autumn Day...

Punch Needle Embroidery using Valdani Perle Cotton #8

It has been a spectacular warm Autumn day.
Maybe, one of the prettiest I have seen in years.




Vibrant falling leaves are in my hoop right now.




I used Valdani variegated perle cotton #8.
This thread literally does the shading work for you.
I punched these leaves on a #2 setting.




One of my 'Wool Hutches'...




These egg cartons hold 18 balls each 
of Valdani Perle Cotton Thread.
Perfect for storage and I love grabbing 
just the color family I need,
when I am looking for a red or a green, etc.




We did a little pumpkin carving last night...




This is GOLD !
It goes from this...




To this - 
These are addictive and so easy to make.
~ ~ ~

Enjoy the sights and smells of Autumn ;)
Rose

8 comments:

  1. Your leaves are lovely...your pumpkin perfect...your wool hutch enviable!
    Robyn

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  2. Cute pumpkin! I use your egg carton idea for my Valdani as well. It works well for me except I only have the dozen size ( no stores carry the 18) so the larger would be a bit handier. Oh well. I love the leaves I might have to try that pattern when it comes out. Love your wool cabinet...very neat.

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  3. Beautiful colors on your leaves! Loved seeing your wool Hutch! So neat and organized!

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  4. Your wool hutch is perfect. Just what I am trying to do though I know it won't last...sigh.
    Love the pumpkin...lol.
    One of these days I am going to break down and order some Valdani. It is just so beautiful punched.
    Hugs :)
    Lauren

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  5. It is lovely, every thing is, your wool cupboard, and your pumpkin carving and your lovely designs.
    Every thing just looks fun.

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  6. So love fall and the leaves and the variegated thread is my fav for this and quilting, so fun.

    Wow to your organization. I ran out of room and hung a shoe organizer inside the closet
    door in my sewing/craft room and put the wool in that. I also use cedar shavings to hang
    in the closet and put in the pockets with the wool.

    Your Pumpkin is a cute guy, liked him a lot.

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  7. Great pumpkin carving!! Looking forward to that new leaf pattern. Hoping my new life includes my dream sewing room with a hutch just like yours!!

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  8. I love adore that awesome wool hutch.
    Not to mention those cool thread holders.
    Great idea.
    What beautiful colors you chose for your leaves.
    Ok just a wonderful post.
    Woolie Hugs

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So glad to have you here visiting...
would love to hear your thoughts !
Rose