Finished Cushions

Well now I have two weeks update for you all as last week I was very bad with a severe sceptic throat, I couldn’t even stitch I felt so bad and felt even worse when the dr debated sending me to the hospital, luckily he was able to help me get on the mend with some medication without that drastic step !
Thankfully this week I seem to be over the worst of it and just in time to as this Friday Lucie comes to visit for the weekend, I am so excited to see her again and Lucie, Tricia and I are heading to Heathers on Saturday for her 40th birthday party so I’m hoping the weekend is going to be a blast from start to finish. I promise to bring the camera and take photos of when we get together, stitching and tea and cake shall be involved with plenty of conversation and laughter, what more could you ask for !!

Now for some stitching, well I finished Elizabeths cushion, it was late but I was sick in my defence lol.
Here is a picture of the finished piece, it came out so cute I think.

Elizabeths Cushion

I posted a picture of the cushion I made for Caoimhe on Cross Stitch Crazy’s facebook wall and they looked for me to send them in a picture so I very cheekily sent them a picture of the two, both Caoimhe’s and Elizabeths lol, will be interesting to see if they feature them.

Elizabeth and Caoimhe’s Cushions

I also finished a piece for an exchange that I can’t show you right now but as soon as my partner has received I’ll pop up a picture for you all to see. It is a Lizzie Kate design though, just to tease you all lol

Towards the end of last week, my friend Lucie informed me that the Daylight Company were looking for people with blogs with a good following to review a light from them. I sent off my details on the off chance that I may be suitable and within half an hour I was told if I picked out a light they would send it on for me to do a review of, I can’t believe how lucky that was and I owe a big thank you to Lucie for telling me, otherwise I may not have noticed it on my facebook page. I have been using it all week so far and I am very very impressed and early next week I shall be putting up my review. Thank you to all my followers too beacuse if it wasn’t for all of you guys they may not have considered me.

It was TUSAL time on the first and I did take a picture, lol,

TUSAL picture

I’ve also been doing some baking with the children and this past two weeks we’ve made some Red Velvet Cupcakes, some Banana Bread and my personal favourite a Tea Brack. All were devoured in no time at all and requests for more have been made lol. Next time I may get to take some pictures of them before they get eaten lol.

Thats it all for this week and welcome to my new followers and I love to read all your comments, I hope you are all not having anymore trouble with commenting as I know some had difficulties.

Happy stitching,

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14 Responses to Finished Cushions

  1. Ruth, the cushions turned out lovely. Great job! Glad to hear you are well again. I love the new look here.

  2. Lucie says:

    Your stitching as ever is wonderful. I am so excited too about coming over to see you all again 🙂 Roll on Friday – oh and I want to stitch under the new light :-p

  3. Akila says:

    Hope you are alright nowThe cushions look so pretty. Love the combination of backing fabric and the stitching. Congrats 🙂

  4. blueladie says:

    Love your 'cushions' Ruth. They are so pretty. Well-done! So glad to hear you are on the mend and especially glad you didn't have to be hospitalized. Take care. Cathryn

  5. Silverlotus says:

    I'm sorry to hear you were so sick. I'm glad you are on the mend now.The pillows are too cute. And Wow for the Daylight review. I love my Daylight lamp.

  6. Binky's Blog says:

    I love your pillows. My fav color is pink. Nice finishes. Thanks for sharing. Glad to hear you are feeling better now.

  7. Mouse says:

    ohhh they have turned out lovely 🙂 glad to hear you are on the mend :)fingers crossed you appear and ooo well done for the light review too :)take care and happy stitching 🙂 love mouse xxxx

  8. Carol says:

    So sorry to hear you've been ill, Ruth–that does sound very serious indeed! Take good care of yourself now…Love your little pillow finishes (am wondering how you pronounce the name Caoimhe?)!

  9. Meari says:

    Glad you're feeling better. Your cushions are adorable!

  10. Thoeria says:

    Glad you're feeling better Ruth :-)The girl's cushions look lovely! I'm sure they'll be featured! And you girls are sure to have a blast at Heather's! Take lots of piccies!

  11. Marie says:

    Beautiful work, im glad you are feeling better. xx

  12. The cushions are oh so cute!Chris b

  13. Those cushions are adorable!

  14. Silverlotus says:

    I just wanted to let you know that I've given you the Stylish Blogger award. You can pop over to my website to pick it up.

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