Monday, October 24, 2011

RR continues!


Suz's block finally arrived. I was so delighted that it hadn't got lost like her earlier one! The block was in pinks and Suz said she wanted garden visitors! I pondered on this for quite a long time and then decided to create a magic garden! I think it was all the pinks in the block that made me think of magic! I have used crochet a lot! I spent some time on the net looking at flowers of different kinds and visualizing how I would crochet them.  

I started by making the silver flowers and then the blue one with the yellow center. 

I made bright yellow buttercups and embroidered on the white flowers with a simple lazydazy stitch and the clear bead as a center. 


Since the theme was garden visitors,  I made a purple butterfly and the snails with a golden fleck! Its all Magic!!!





I added beads to embelish my work and add to the picture. I normally work on my patchwork only with a variety of stitches, and this is the first time that I have used beads, lace and crochet! 
So this is how the block looks now before I send it on to Kim to do her bit and then send it back to Suzi to complete!

6 comments:

  1. I love it, Brinda! Everything you've added it so special, and fits the theme perfectly! I can't wait to see it in real. Thank you so much!
    Hugs from Suz

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  2. So beautiful and creative, Brinda! Am enjoying visiting your blog and will be back...!

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  3. Thanks Suz and Shirin! Its wonderful when friends look and comment!

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  4. lovely cq block...good to visit your blog

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  5. this is so beautiful! really inspiring me to do more, though i don't think i can be even half as creative.

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