I've been in a bit of an inspirational slump lately, but I finally got inspired to make some new needlebooks this week. A little topiary tree with French knots in silk ribbons and cotton flosses. For the other needlebook I have a collection of the 2 1/2" charm squares and found a plain one to embroider and then finished the needlebook with some of the other squares trimming them down a bit. May do more of these, I liked how this one turned out. Browsing on Etsy lately and felt like doing a little shopping. I've been looking for some small change purse size zip pouches for summertime and to carry in my camera bag for travel. I bought the blue one from Sea Pinks on Etsy to carry change in or possibly keep my lens cap in. I really liked the bottom one too because of the ring to attach to my camera bag. It's a good size for money, drivers license and such. Cute fabrics too. I've been eyeing these pumpkin shape pincushions for
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My Craftsy fair isle vest is progressing nicely. I'm enjoying the pattern (since it has easy repeats :) I've watched most of the class with Mary Jane Mucklestone and will continue it when I reach the point of adding steeks for armholes and V-neck. I'm not too far away! I like the earth tones in the sweater and these colors are really out of my normal pastel color range I usually choose. I did put some purple in there, I love purple.