a modest happy dance

I’m busy stitching on my larger pieces, but also finding time to stitch a few small designs inbetween. With the idea of getting ready for xmas all year long, I stitched up a very cute design by Corinne. Corinne designs lots of free charts for our stitching pleasure on her blog Passion Broderie 77.

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This little chap is going in the drawer and will probably be finished as a card . . . but that won’t be happening until the end of the year.

Also got a little side-tracked the other day (what’s new?).  I bought myself a couple of colouring books at the end of last year lol. “Colouring books?” I hear you cry Sourire  Yes, colouring books – I know they’re usually for children, but a French blogging friend blogged a while back about some colouring books she had bought as a sort of “anti-stress therapy”. Not that my life is very stressful, but I rather fancied the idea anyway, and found a few nice ones on amazon for just a couple of euros each.  So, I sat down the other day with my felt tip pens, was very childish . . . and had so much fun lol.

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I’m not quite sure about my choice of colours . . . it should probably have been done in yellows and oranges to make it look more sunflowery, but I enjoyed myself nonetheless.  This is one of the 30 mandala designs in

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When I have some more free time I am going to be even more “childish” . . . and start work on something my daughter gave me for Christmas ^^

from megan xmas

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