Thursday, April 16, 2009

Shabby Roses "mother"

Australia celebrates Mother's Day on May 10th this year.
I know some countries have already had Mother's Day this year, but I think there are still a few of us waiting for next month.
In honour of all mothers everywhere, I thought I'd offer you my pretty "Shabby Roses Mother" embroidery.
This is not part of the quilt I'm designing (yes, I've decided I *will* do a quilt of Shabby Rose designs!), just a pretty stand-alone gift you may like to use in a gift for your mother, or perhaps a special mother you know.

I'm making mine into a mini cushion filled with rose pot pourri. When it's finished I'll share a photo.

You can download the design HERE.

What do you think this design could be used in?


17 comments:

  1. What a pretty desing!!! I'm going to use on my mother day, of course. Here in Spain, normally the first Sunday of May we celebrate the Mother's day... Maybe on a little pretty bag!!
    Hugs.
    Mila.

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  2. You done it again Jenny :) It's beautiful!

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  3. Thank you for sharing this very pretty, shame my daughters dont sew. So I will have to make it for myself. My little granddaughters want to learn, so maybe I could simplify it a bit and help them with it. xxx

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  4. Hello there! I have just come over to your blog from Handmade by Mai, and discovered your beautiful stitcheries/appliques!!! You are so VERY talented - I think you should get published!!! :-) THank you SO much for sharing your beautiful designs! I particularly love the fabrics and colours you choose, so romantic.

    In answer to your question, I think the stitchery would look lovely in a cushion or even as the pocket of a pretty, frilly apron.

    Warm wishes! Vikki :-)

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  5. Thank you for a beautiful tribute to Mother! Mine is 88...I think I may enlarge it a bit and make a small wallhanging for her door. Thank you again for sharing your talent!!!

    Mary Jo in Iowa

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  6. It is beautiful and I am so glad you are designing a quilt with your designs. YAY!!!

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  7. My Moggie is somewhat famous for her Mother's Day presents.
    She usually responds to those in a CAT a log.
    I am not sure how she will respond to a stitchery but in faith...maybe the blind type,
    I have downloaded it.
    It is sweet.
    Maybe I can find a baby who is not yet able to embroider it for its Mother. Thank you.

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  8. Oh Jenny, Thank you ever so much for this lovely pattern for Mother's day.
    Also, I am so glad we convinced you to do the shabby rose quilt. It is going to be awesome. We knew you just needed a little encouragement.
    Just have to thank you again for all your lovely ideas and embroidery.
    Have a wonderful day.
    Sharon

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  9. Oh this is so pretty!! I think my mother will like it all stitched up...Thank you so much!

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  10. Thanks so much for sharing!
    KATIN W.

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  11. Thank you for come and see my blog.
    Also in Italy motherday is on 10 may, so thanks for this beautifull design, I'll try to make it and and e-mail you when I finish so you can come and see on my blog. I will mention the design is yours ok?

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  12. Good grief girl! You are so good at this! You really should look into making/selling patterns! Seriously!

    I know ladies... that would take her lovely freebies away from us, but seriously, don't you think Jenny has the talent for it!?!

    Thanks for another lovely... 8-)

    Happy stitchings!

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  13. I agree with Vikki and Myra, you should consider getting published. I'll buy your book for sure. Thanks for this lovely design. I may stitch it and frame it.
    ~Tootles for now!

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  14. Oh my yes you ought to be in the pattern biz. This is lovely! I think I'll put it on an eyeglass case for my mom for Mum's Day! And I'm SO GLAD you're going to do the quilt!!!!!!!!

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  15. Oh Jen, I am so in awe of your creativity and the beautiful things you make. And now you're sharing gorgeous patterns including making a quilt. I will download the patterns and I so wish that I had time to actually do the stitching, but I know this is not my season. However, I will look forward to the day when I can sit down with a needle and make your beautiful patterns and think of you all the while.
    You are a very talented and generous lady!
    Bless you,
    Fee xx

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  16. Jenny will be in a nice pad, apron, bag, book cover ...
    Thank you
    hugs
    Margot

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