colour your monday happy...

...Floribunda Pincushion // Front detail by CozyMemories...

...folksy vintage linen by ethanollie...

...wip stitching by pam garrison...

...Sneak Peek by Smile And Wave...

...stitchery detail by meplusmolly...

...because of my nasty flu bug it feels like forever since i picked up a needle and thread to do a bit of stitchery, and browsing through 'all colours in' this morning has made me even more eager to dive into my thread and fabric stash!

...this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the embroidery talent that can be found in our online community, and i never fail to be inspired by the diversity of style and technique, and how each artist can make it so unique to themselves. please do check out some of these artists in more detail, i promise you won't be disappointed!

...and as i missed last weeks edition of this post i thought i would give you a double dose to drool over, here you go...

...Autumn Purses by Julia Laing...

...Bottle Cap Pincushion #196 by Pine and Wine...

...embroidered and appliqued felt flowers by pompomrouge...

...LeCoq after by mimilove forever...

...Summer Garden embroidery - new by wardi...

...i hope these pics go some way to inspiring your creative week, have a great one :)

(pleased to be feeling human again!)


  1. Oh this is so lovely! and kind of spooky for me too... i've just been embroidering! I feel like the world is embroidering too ;) Wonderful post - thank you! :) K

  2. So pretty! My faves are: the purses, pin cushion and runner with felt flowers =)

  3. I love your Monday posts! The photos are always so vibrant and its a great way of finding new crafty people! Thanks so much for sharing x

  4. Oh! Lovely selections, Emma! I always enjoy seeing your flickr picks. Glad to hear you're feeling better :)

  5. Gorgeous collection of works...
    Love the fine detail and fantastic imagination of these artists...
    So glad to hear Mr Lurgy is on his way out too...

  6. So cozy and so beautiful!! Love it all))

  7. Lovely!!The second photo is typical "traditional" norwegian.:O)

    Have a nice day!:)

  8. Glad your feeling better now! What a lovely surprise it was for me finding my purses here today.Thank you :-)

  9. Always love your monday posts, and so surprised and pleased to find a piece of my work was included too! thank you! glad to hear you're feeling better ;0 X

  10. Oh yes Emma - very inspiring - I think they are all lovely but the last one especially is so sweet!I hope you are slowly, slowly recovering sweetie!

  11. Thankyou for all of these wonderful pictures and yes they are very inspiring.

  12. gorgeous pics emma and so glad your feeling human again! linda :) x

  13. Yay!! So glad to see you back. And such a lovely inspiring piece to start the week :)

  14. emma , your post today gives me wings...glad you are on the mend! elk

  15. These are all terrific and so joyful!

    Welcome back to health!

  16. Thanks for the mention! I do hope you're feeling better by now and got the flu over with for the whole season. Fingers crossed!

  17. thanks so much for including my pincushion in your colorful selection, it's indeed very cheerful ! :) Have a good day !

  18. I hope you don't mind, but I have made a little mention of you and your flickr group on my blog! :)

  19. what fab pics emma... isn't the color flickr group just so inspiring, not only colorwise but to the extent of such amazing talent to be seen...

    thanks for the double dose...
    and glad you are feeling a little more human :)

    Tif x

  20. I just found your blog and it is just great. So pretty. You have lovely works.

  21. Hi Emma
    Glad you are feeling a bit better now. What a lovely selection - digging into flickr is a great way to get inspired isn't it.


  22. Emma, I'm happy to hear you're recovering from a flu. Lovely embroidery work, thanks for the inspiration! I wish I had time to pick a needle and thread too. Somehow time flies and there are just 24 hrs in a day...


  23. Hi Emma! The crocheted hexagon in your blog header is exquisite!! Can you tell me if the directions for making that hexagon is published online somewhere? It is so pretty and different!

    Your work is stunning and such an inspiration! Thank you so much for sharing it with all of us!


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