by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

I've finally finished the 8 Poinsettia coasters from Kim (dragonflyer). Thanks so much Kim, the design is gorgeous. As I said before a lot of cutting, but it was worth it in the long run. These are for my annual Christmas ladies luncheon. They are not gifts to the ladies, but for me to keep, but they will make a great addition to the lunch table, don't you think? Love Chris

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by lidiad 28 Aug 2017

Wow, they look stunning!! Well done to you both.
Hugs, Lidia

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pennifold by pennifold 28 Aug 2017

Thanks Lidia, coming from you with all the beautiful doilies you make is a great compliment. Love Chris

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by sdrise 27 Aug 2017

Beautiful as always Chris!

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pennifold by pennifold 28 Aug 2017

Thanks Suzanne, I appreciate your comment. Love Chris

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by serendipity79 27 Aug 2017

Great work by both ladies... love them, hugs maria xxx

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pennifold by pennifold 28 Aug 2017

Thanks so much Maria, love Chris

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by toogie 27 Aug 2017

Beautiful Chris! Your ladies will love using them and I don't blame you for keeping these for your own table. It will dress it up nicely for your own family gatherings.

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pennifold by pennifold 27 Aug 2017

Thanks Toogie, yes I thought the same. We're actually off to Europe for Christmas this year meeting up with Amy, Steve and the girls for a week in Innsbruck. We are in Sydney st the moment at the Novotel Darling Harbour having been out all morning shopping for the snow. I wanted a water,wind and snow proof jacket and shoes that we can walk in the snow. We've gone well! ❤️ Chris

pennifold by pennifold 27 Aug 2017

Meant to say we have done well - this selective text sometimes gets ahead of me!!!

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by shirley124 26 Aug 2017

Beautiful. Well done to you both. Hugs

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pennifold by pennifold 27 Aug 2017

Thanks Shirley can't believe how fast Christmas is approaching!! ❤️ Chris

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by brendalea 26 Aug 2017

They are very pretty. Your table will look lovely. Kim sure does lovely designs. Thank you for sharing. Happy Stitching. :~)

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Brenda I'm glad you like them. ❤️ Chris

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by sewtired 26 Aug 2017

They are lovely, your ladies are sure to appreciate them. I saw some great fabric in my local shop that would be perfect for these. There was a variegated Christmas red and a variegated Christmas green. Alas, I don't have the design. I'll have to run a search on my computer to see what I've got in the way of appliqued poinsettias. Maybe I have something that will look nice, though I'm sure not as nice as Kim's and yours.

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks I'm sure you will make something beautiful. ❤️ Chris

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by liliana1 26 Aug 2017

Absolutely stunning very well done.

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Lilliana I think so too. ❤️ Chris

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by rsehorse 26 Aug 2017

Simply beautiful. They would make a lovely wreath too.

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Yes they would but I'm not making any more!!! ❤️ Chris

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by katydid 26 Aug 2017

They are beautiful! Do to have any idea how long it takes to make one? I supposed you made them production style. For example , working on all the green leaves at one time.

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks - each is done one Poinsettia at a time. These were made on my Husqvarna if I had the Brother machine going I would have done two at a time, but I would have had to have two sets of threads to match. They take about an hour and a half to sew out. ❤️ Chris

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by kustomkuddle 26 Aug 2017

Very nicely done. Beautiful coasters for the table!

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Karen I know they will look gorgeous ❤️ Chris

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by dragonflyer 26 Aug 2017

Well, Chris, these are certainly stunners! Wonderful job...I know, there is lots of cutting, but like you said, well worth the effort!

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks so much dear Kim, yes there is a lot of cutting, and I'm fastidious about appliqué. I'm so pleased they all turned out OK. I had one accident in making the last one - I must have knocked the arm during the green satin stitch of the leaves! Went into the kitchen to get a cuppa came back to find it all out of whack - so into the bin and I started it all over again! I must mention I used size 14 needles. ❤️ Chris

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by sonjapotgieter 26 Aug 2017

So Lovely and Fantastic designs...Well done

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Sonja, I'm glad you like them. ❤️ Chris

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by sandralane 26 Aug 2017

Wonderful design Kim Chris you stitched them beautifully. Well done both you

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Ta Sandra great design, so easy to do! ❤️ Chris

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by carolpountney 26 Aug 2017

These are beautiful

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Carol I agree with you! ❤️ Chris

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by mariagiannina 26 Aug 2017

Lovely work Chris, they're very pretty!

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks so much amaria, ❤️ Chris

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by crafter2243 Moderator 26 Aug 2017

Chris they are beautiful. Your Christmas lunch will be a success like every year. Funny this afternoon I cut the material to get going tomorrow on the same project.

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Good to hear that Angie, I did the same had all the little sets sitting next to my machines so i could just grab and go. I took over a week to do them as I didn't want to push my machinevtoo much. ❤️ Chris

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by dailylaundry 26 Aug 2017

Well done to you Chris and to Kim! These are so festive!!

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Laura, can't go wrong with Kim's designs. They look lovely in the gold and cream ones she did years ago too! ❤️ Chris

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by graceandham 26 Aug 2017

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. What's next for Christmas. You're my early warning system for the holiday.

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Betsey- glad to be an EWS!!! ❤️ Chris

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by mranderson 26 Aug 2017

Absolutely gorgeous Chris. Dragonflyer does some great digitizing. They will be a hit I am sure. Hugs Marg

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Marg, sorry for not answering sooner we're down in Sydney for a couple of days. ❤️ Chris

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by sewgreat 26 Aug 2017

Those are Beautiful ! Your table will be lovely.

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks so much ❤️ Chris

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by noah 26 Aug 2017

yes i love them great work girls:):)hugs

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pennifold by pennifold 26 Aug 2017

Thanks Carolyn, can't wait to see what the table looks like this year. I'm hoping to get a beautiful floral decoration for the centre of the table in Poinsettias. I've got placemats I made years ago with some small Poinsettias on them, but I've got a couple of other small things yet to do. You must be up late! Love Chris

shirley124 by shirley124 26 Aug 2017

She never sleeps. hehehe

serendipity79 by serendipity79 edited 27 Aug 2017

:)

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