Thursday, December 16, 2010

Merry Christmas Designs

 Knowing how busy you can be now, I'd like to thank everyone who left comments on my previous post.
I will try to be short today. First I will show you my new designs.
For a long time I have wanted to make a design with lots of snow in it. Why? Because for me it's hard to imagine winter holidays without snow?  When it snows,  everything is so beautiful, quiet and romantic. Did you notice that even in a blizzard people walk and smile? Well, you might think I love snow too much. :-)) OK, put on a broad smile on your face and let's take a look at what I've done.
When I showed this design to my friend  Olga  she wondered what I was going to make it into. The easiest way is  make an ornament or to frame it. The design fits well a usual photo frame.
 But my initial plan was to make a drawstring bag which can be used either for packing a gift or keeping tools and floss necessary for a project.
                                  "Merry Christmas" Drawstring Bag

The bag is reversible without raw edges. If you can see in the picture, there are no seams on the top and bottom of the bag. It took me a little while to figure out how to do it but I am happy  with how it turned out.
I also made two ornaments  based on this design to show what the design will look like in other classical combination of colors:
                

                             








                                        
 "Merry Christmas" Ornaments

 If you are interested in buying my designs, please contact me. My e-mail is in my Profile.
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A few days ago I got a Christmas gift from my dear friend Olga from UK. I told her that this is the most beautiful gift I have ever received. Just take a look at these beauties:

Olga stitched and finished the set so beautifully - I just love every little detail! And look, she sent me 2 baby booties!
She knows I will become a grandmother soon and will need lots of booties and blankets... oh my...
Olga, thank you very much  for your generous gift, you have spoiled me so much. Hugs!!!
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Thank you for stopping by and take care.

35 comments:

gracie said...

Your design is lovely and good ideas for it. What a beautiful gift you recieved!

Helena said...

очень красивые дизайны!

Annie said...

What a beautiful design. And your finishing is so perfect as always. We are about to have a bit of snow today here, but I only like the stitching kind, not the real stuff!

Hazel said...

Sucha pretty design! x

gazette94 said...

I really adore your new pattern Olga, all the magic of christmas and winter..

Marylin /Poussy said...

oh it's very beautiful, I love your picture,
have a good day
marylin France

wiewiórka said...

Gifts from Olga are beautiful, but your works are just lovely. I like them very much, They havemood of Christmas :)

cheers :)

sorbert said...

Your design is lovely. It does wrk well with the other classic colours.
And the gifts from your friend Olga are lovely.

Hope you have a good Christmas!

hohla said...

Оля! Снежные , рождественские дизайны - красота! Поздравляю с подарками!

Mylene said...

I love your winter design, it is beautiful!

WOW! Lovely gifts you've recieved.
Happy weekend!!

Wendy said...

lovely designs, I really like the all white design, I´m going to do that to.
I don´t know excatlywhat, how or when, but I am certenly going to do that to !

what do I hear ?
you will be a grandmother soon ?
congratulations !
what did I mis ?

Natasha said...

Оленька, всему очень рада! Читаю с удовольствием, любуюсь фотографими! Спасибо!

Minet said...

It's a lovely design and a good idea for finishing it. Also a lovely gift from your friend.

Marylin /Poussy said...

merry christmas for you my little friend
have a good day
marylin

Jules said...

Thank you for your comments on my blog! I have been so busy lately and haven't had much time to stitch on the Christmas SAL. I think it will be finished before Valentine's Day though. Your Christmas SAL finish is GREAT!!! And your other pieces are lovely as always. Have a wonderful Holiday season!

Brigitte said...

Great new designs. I love this snowy Christmas design and the way you used it for the bag. Looks absolutely great!

Dani - tkdchick said...

Olga, as usual your new designs are gorgeous!

Вечерка said...

Добрый день! В правой колонке увидела у Вас сине-сиреневый комплект и пропала! Откуда такое чудо? У Вас случайно нет схем? Моей признательности не будет границ:)
Мой адрес vecherka@inbox.ru

Sally said...

A beautiful design, Olga, and I love the different ways you've finished it.

A lovely gift you received.

Pumpkin said...

Your new design is fabulous!!!! I love the different ways you stitched and finished it :o)

Oh my! Your friend Olga is just as talented as you are!

Siobhan said...

What beautiful new designs!! The gift from Olga is exquisite.

Carol said...

What a lovely design--it looks so pretty in both the white and the red!

acereta said...

Невероятно красиво!

Andrea said...

A beautiful winter design. Olga's gifts to you are just gorgeous.

Have a Happy Christmas!

Nancy said...

Your Merry Christmas design is beautiful!

Thank you for thinking of me, and after a needed rest from blogging, I will continue with the new year.

A very Merry Christmas to you!

olga said...

oh wow olga, your stitching framed looks perfect!! and our drawstring bag is also perfect, luv your finishings, you are such an inspiration! ...........and im happy you are enjoying your gifts! happy xmas!
luv from your friend olga (uk)

Le blog de marylin said...

JOYEUX NOEL

Violette said...

Ton petit sac est ravissant, parfait pour emballer un joli cadeau ! Et les cadeaux de ton amie Olga sont magnifiques...
Heureuses fêtes de fin d'année à toi et tes proches
Bises

All things beautiful said...

A very blessed Christmas to you and your family...and a happy new year too!

Le blog de marylin said...

small kisses for you my friend
marylin france

nicolina said...

Very beautiful work . A happy new year !

Sharon said...

Your Merry Christmas is beautiful, I love the drawstring bag! You also received a very lovely gift. I know it's late, but I wish you a very Happy New Year!

PXLaura said...

Feliz 2011 y que sigas realizando esos bellos diseños!
tu seguidora incondicional

Laura desde Argentina

marylin said...

bisous et bon week end !

Michelle said...

Your designs are so beautiful, as always!

What a beautiful gift received.