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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

autumn is in full swing

not much going on here... Grey and sunny days alternating...
we have a lot of tasty sweet Grapes in our garden (i don´t mind the pips;))

last week a swarm of song thrushes [drosseln] parked in our apple tree -
but i couldn´t get a photo from behind the window (otherwise i would have disturbed and expelled them)
left overs from some Ikea Cloth... stitching for the basket of fabric scraps

on sunday i went to a textile flea market with a friend.
most interesting would have been lots and lots of older magazines,
but somehow i did not have the Patience to flip through...

i liked These charms, which are meant to decorate traditional bavarian garb -
though i do not wear this, i think they could be great for decoration pupose on fabric books etc.
(some nifty styles of closure)
i especially loved the cow,
so this one found its way onto the mug of the week:


  1. Fun post! The Bavarian charms are pretty, I have a a lot collected from the thrift shop here which I hope to use one day. Happy T Day, Valerie

  2. Da hast du ja coole Sachen gefunden. Die Kühe sind klasse.

  3. Da hast du ja coole Sachen gefunden. Die Kühe sind klasse.

  4. Bei euch wachsen grüne und blaue Tauben an einem Weinstock?... so sieht es jedenfalls auf deinem Foto aus. Nee, die Kerne mag ich auch nicht, aber schlucke sie einfach immer herunter.
    Dein Becher mit Kuh aus Stoff ist witzig und fein die Mauersegler-Stickerei! Na, was daraus wohl wieder wird?
    Liebe Grüße von Ulrike

  5. Your stitching beautifully enhances the bird fabric and would, I think, have been very relaxing to sew.
    How lovely to see the thrushes.
    The charms are exquisite and one would look good on a textile bag.
    Have a happy week and "see" you again next Tuesday.

  6. Your hand stitching never disappoints. It is always beautiful.

    I would have loved to have joined you at this textile flea market. It sounds very interesting.

    I've never seen charms like that before, but I certainly like the cows and roosters.

    Of course, the cow on the mug made my day! It is fun, fun, fun, and shows how creative you are with your digital skills.

    Thanks for sharing your hand stitching, your trip to the textile flea market, and your wonderful mug with us for T this Tuesday. It's very unique.

  7. I think a textile flea market would have been really wonderful! You are lucky to have that kind of thing. Those Bavarian charms are so lovely, as is your stitching. I think you've been having lots of fun. Happy T day. Hugs-Erika

  8. Lovely materials and stitching. The flea market sounds a super place to visit, loved the charms.
    Happy T day
    Yvonne xx

  9. lucky you to have such beautiful grapes! Your bird fabric pieces are just wonderful-love teh stitching. The charms are a delight too-and I love your clever way of displaying one:) Happy T day!

  10. Tolle Sachen auf dem Textilmarkt und Deine Stickereien gefallen mir auch sehr gut!
    Happy T-Day !
    oxo Susi

  11. I really like your stitching around the birds.
    The charms are gorgeous, how fun to have one...or two...or three of them.
    Happy T-day

  12. Such pretty stitching johanna!! Love seeing the charms... What a great thing to collect! Yes... i love to collect So good to see you this Tday! Hugs! deb

  13. Wir hatten in diesem Jahr nicht viele Trauben. Wahrscheinlich war der Mai zu verregnet. Deine gestichelten Stoffteilchen sehen toll aus! Einen Textilflohmarkt hätte ich auch auf jeden Fall besucht, wenn er in Reichweite wäre.
    Liebe Grüße

  14. Wow! Those grapes look sooo good! Well done you.
    I like the charms you got at the flea market. Do many people wear Bavarian/tiroler type garb nowadays? As a teenager I used to wear the green coats in winter...
    Happy T-Day,
    And have a good week,

  15. I love the circular stitching, and the cow mug is wonderful too. It's always fun to find unusual treasures at flea markets. The little charms will be perfect to decorate projects. Enjoy your autumn days.

  16. What a perfect home for the cow :) I'd have loved to go with you to that shop. No telling what all I would have found. Happy T Tuesday!

  17. Marvelous bird pieces, so much energy and movement implied with the stitches. Fun charms, the cow is cute. xox

  18. What beautiful song thrush sewing and such a wonderful way to remember them visiting your garden - perfect! The cow is such fun and is a wonderful mug adornment - brilliant :-). Thanks for making me smile and wishing you a Happy T Day! J :-)

  19. Great post! I love your stitching! You were lucky to see the thrushes - their song is so beautiful! Happy T day! Chrisx

  20. Great post! I love your stitching! You were lucky to see the thrushes - their song is so beautiful! Happy T day! Chrisx

  21. Love your Bavarian charms and your stitching is wonderful. You are getting better and better at sewing. Have a magical week, my friendd!

  22. Such neat stitching, Joanna. Both pieces look really good and I love those circles.
    Your Bavarian charms are charming and so special! The cow does look good on your mug. I particularly like the cockerel, though - very majestic. What a good find.
    Thanks for popping by and for your comments - always appreciated.
    Have a good week. :-)


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