Thursday, June 26, 2008

Girly Good

I have a love for flowers. Fresh may be best, but I cannot resist collecting some to be dried to then be used as potpourri or for dried arrangements.
These wild rose buds are a part of my floral stash (yes, I collect more things than fabric!) that were begging to be used.

I got out my beads and began stitching
some rose coloured lovelies onto a bit of organza
and I made a sweet smelling sachet for a gift.
Sparkly beads, sweet smelling flowers and sheer fabric combine to make a girly good treat.

9 comments:

  1. Oh Katherine! Your rosebud sachet turned out so pretty!
    I've only done a little bit of bead embellishing...don't you get me started on a new kick, now. LOL

    You see what a machine embroidering junkie I've turned into. :)
    Kimberly

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  2. that sachet is so pretty! what time you must have to have done that! i don't think i will be able to take up this hobby any time soon- since i can't even find much time for the hobbies i already have!

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  3. Your sachet looks great - love that bead embellishment!

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  4. What a wonderful idea, the sachet is so sweet with all the beeds. I used to dried flowers when I did papermaking.

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  5. Your sachet is so pretty, the beads are just the right embellishment!
    Patching, quilting, stitching, collecting, beading...Is there anything you don't do?!

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  6. So pretty!
    Always giving new ideas, Katherine!
    I have some beads but I think we must have lots of patience and perseverance to work with little beads, isn't it? Some day...

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  7. that is so beautiful and so feminine! nice job, Katherine!

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  8. Those are beautiful Katherine! You could run a weekly craft workshop with all of your wonderful ideas and creations :-)

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