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Sunday, 14 July 2013

A Post on Behalf of Joann McC

Just in case you were wondering where Joann McC has been, she's been side-tracked  by some lovely hardanger.  Here's her excuse!!

This summer had a busy start. It was a big year for birthdays in my family:   cousin's son turned 30, I turned 60, my aunt turned 85 and my mom turned 95.   I asked my aunt what she wanted and she said something in hardanger. So I put down my SL SAL to work on it.

I've just returned from PA where I spent the week of the 4th with my family for birthday celebrations. We celebrated mom's birthday at the local steak house. Got her a large flat screen and a few other gifts.

Not much stitching was done due to poor lighting at my mom's. I am home now and hope to get back to Sarah Selfe and finish her this year. I've still got a couple more UFOs that will need finishing so will probably continue those into next year.

Here is the hardanger I did for my aunt:



8 comments:

Elizabeth said...

What a nice time you have been having. I just love the gift for your aunt - what a talented lady you are.

Samplings from Spring Creek said...

WOW!!!! It's beautiful!

joann mccormick said...

Thank you Elizabeth.
Oops! I goofed... My aunt turned 80 not 85!

Vera said...

Your Hardanger is gorgeous!!! Love it. Glad you had such nice visits with family.

Lori said...

What a lovely piece of hardanger - your aunt is a lucky lady!
Lori

Nicola said...

Your hardanger is so pretty. It is a craft that I greatly enjoy doing. It is so therapeutic.

I am sure that your aunt will treasure your gift.

Bethany said...

What a beautiful piece of love. I bet your aunt will treasure it.

MoonBeam said...

It's a beautiful diversion. Nice work.

Bobbi