Monday, July 13, 2015

Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party

Happy Monday! I hope your weekend was a fun one.

Thanks to Super Mom - No Cape! we have another Vintage Monday and Stitchery Link Party.  This was my attempt at punch needle. It was an OK experience, but I doubt I'll do it again. I didn't make the designs myself, the pattern was stamped onto a piece of cloth. I provided the DMC floss.

Art Nouveau Punch Needle Pillows 12 x 7.5 inches - Punch Needle Designs 8.5 x 3.5 inches

Now - a little surprise. We have about 25 acres in hay, some woods and trails on our 52 acre farm. We try very hard to keep it "wildlife refuge", so we see a LOT of deer, coyotes, wild turkeys, fox, the occasional skunk (yuk), rabbits - we even had some mountain goats in our front yard once. Most likely escapees from someone's farm, but there they were - horns and all.

It's not unusual to see momma does and their fawns. Twins are not that unusual, but look what our trail camera caught a picture of in our back hayfield!!


 Momma and Triplets!!


Momma, Triplets and another Doe Grazing

10 comments:

  1. Very pretty pillows! I like the Art Nouveau designs are lovely! :) x

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  2. Aww I love your photos of the deer, it looks so peaceful!

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  3. Oh I like your punchneedle pillows Kim.
    Yay! I shared your deer photos with Emerson. He is impressed with your land. So am I! Very pretty my friend.

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  4. I've never tried punch needle, but your little pillows are lovely!
    I love the sweet deer and her triplets! I would imagine that is a little bit rare!

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  5. how amazing Kim to be able to see all those animals from your home...love those Deer, they look very contented on your land!
    Well done on the punch needle work - must say I have a kit but have yet to get around to giving it a go...

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  6. Thank-you for the lovely pictures, I just Pinned them.

    Blessings
    Catherine

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  7. How cute, the triplets. We often had deer in the yard while I was growing up, close enough to spit on if I wanted haha. I used to mimic the sounds they made and thoroughly confused them. :D

    Cute pillows. I have a punchneedle kit but have yet to attempt it.

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  8. I haven't tried the punch needle before, love your pillows and the colors you used!, it's amazing to see wild animals, you were so lucky, they're lovely!!!

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  9. Lovely finishes! I know what you mean, I've tried punch needle and really don't see myself doing it again. Look at those sweet deer! :D

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  10. Your punchneedle embroidery pillows are both so pretty. Punch needle is one thing I haven't tried.

    That is going to be one busy momma dear nursing those triplets!

    Thanks so much for linking up to last week's Stitchery Link Party and for linking back. Aloha hugs!

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