knitting Paradise

I belong to a wonderful knitting and crochet group called

Knitting Paradise.

I hope you will drop by and check us out. Shirley

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Gifts for my nephew

My nephew got married on Saturday and I am posting pictures of the gifts I made for them.

They are divers and photographers and have some Wonderful photos of different fish, and underwater coral. I decided to do 3 of their pictures for their wedding present. I completely thread painted each photo after transferring it onto a fabric sheet, placing the background fabric on a piece of heavy timtex, and placing the photo in the center. I then thread painted the whole photo. I made a set of three of their photos and then made the underwater landscape I posted previously. (Here it is again). I just heard from him and they really liked them. It was one of the most fun projects I have ever done - Their photos taken during their dives are
wonderful. All over the world - so interesting.


Retreat, Sylvan Lake, Alberta

I want to show you some of the pictures from the Western Retreat at Sylvan Lake, in June.

I drove up with Verona (thanks Vee) and we had lots of fun. It was the l0th anniversary as Debbie and I started it in 2001 so we had a table set up with pictures and some of the gifts the girls received.

We have a large balcony in the gym and so it is great for show and tell. Some of the work done by these ladies is outstanding.- The one on the bottom right is a painted quilt I did in 2000 (my first quilt). The One Block wonder is Verona's isn't it a beauty? and the Beautiful black background flowers is Debbie's