Saturday, 18 September 2010

500 and still going!

I had another enjoyable day teaching at ArtVanGo this week. As ever, a delightful group of ladies including one complete beginner were taking my Razzle Dazzle - Shimmering Sheers Class

They started the morning by making sparkly organza bags and then in the afternoon made flowers from layers of sheer fabrics. It was only when I was taking photographs that we realised they looked lovely together.

They were very quick at packing up and putting their efforts away but these were three I snapped before they got hidden.

Including this one below from the lady who had never done machine embroidery before... she has only had her machine for a couple of months! Didn't they do well! The next class at ArtVanGo is on Thursday 28th October... Razzle Dazzle - Constructed Fabrics. Still some places available if you would like to join us.


There was something else I was going to mention today... ah yes.. 500 blog posts over here on Fan My Flame and so the third and final part of my giveaway. I bet most of you had forogotten that you even left a comment on this post. Extra names were added to those already in the bowl.

And a third winner was picked out... Pebbledash, who I think said she would like a pin cushion. Well done Diana, if you drop me an email with your address I'll get that off to you next week.

I must dash now... it's our village show today so I'm off to see if I'm a winner!

13 comments:

  1. Hi Gina
    I wish I was close enough to come to one of your classes! do you ever venture as far as Gloucestershire???
    Gill

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  2. Hi Gina,
    Your workshops look like fun! Wish I lived over the pond so I could come.
    Congratulations on your 500th post.
    Have a lovely weekend.

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  3. Congrats on 500 - you don't look a day over 21 (arf, arf).

    Hope you won all the prizes at the show!

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  4. Congratulations on 500. Your class looks such fun, I wish I was just that bit closer so I could come to one, although I suppose with a very early start.....

    Su

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  5. Congrats on your 500th post, thats a lot of typing. Your class looks like fun, and I like the flower with the bag, a great idea. Isn't it fun to see what a group of people come up with?

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  6. Congrats to Pebbledash and to that lady in your ArtVanGo class who is a beginner. Her work is lovely and if you had not told us we would never have known she is so new to machine embroidery. The little bags and flowers are gorgeous.

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  7. Congratulations on your 500th post!!
    Your class looked like fun with lovely results too. :)
    Vivienne x

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  8. Hope you won at the show. You won with the class I'm sure. Those bags are lovely.

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  9. Hi Gina, Congratulations on 500, and thanks for drawing my name! What a lovely surprise. Thanks so much. Happy sunday.
    Diana x

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  10. 500! Wooo! that's a lot of blogging!

    The bags and flowers look great - sounds like a fun day.

    Celia
    x

    PS golly! just realised my blog whizzed past 400 posts without me even noticing... must make a note of when 500 comes up!

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  11. So impressed with your 500 posts! And hooray for Diana! K x

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  12. Wow! Congratulations on reaching 500! And congratulations to Pebbledash too. Lucy x

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  13. This pink flower is beautifully embroiderd.....So pretty and graceful....
    Embroidery

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