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October 17, 2008


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Absolutely beautiful!!!!


Lucy, they're beautiful, especially the one with hearts and the one with the tomato on the windowsill. How long did they take to make?
I think a little tutorial is needed here. lol!

do you mind if i knit

Wow! Wow, wow, wow! Just fabulous Lucy................. and yes............. an Etsy shop would go down a storm methinks! I must admit, I love the colour, it's not too much for me!
We saw the Dahlia walk at Cragside............. it was extraordinary............ I love Dahlias, their sculptural qualities, and the intense colour................... I definately think you're ready to reclaim a corner of yourself.............. go for it!

Pink feather paradise

Oh they are gorgeous, it reminds me of the wallpapers and furnishing fabrics I use to design, I recently had to get rid of my plan chest and I went through all my work that I did when I worked for an agent in Stoke on Trent and I ended up in tears as I threw layouts away, I couldn't believe I had done some of it as it was so nice. Unfortunately every time we have moved talk of a studio has been discussed but I end up without and end up getting rid of more of my stuff to make way for other family items.
Go for it and make the world a brighter place by adding to the colour and variety of peoples surroundings.
Cheers Alex

Mrs Be

Oh they're beautiful! Clever, clever you. Yes, I think an Etsy store should be on the cards!


Lucy, they are really are fantastic! I love the one with the tomato and the Cornishware jug. Fab.
Is there any chance of seeing some of the cards you used to make (or did I dream that you used to do that!!)
hugs from over the Pennines


ps - I meant to say that I really like the unfinished look!


I just logged on to check emails and then do a quick blog check by randomly visiting someone in my list. You pictures are so amazing I am inspired to sign off now and go and do some textile work! more of these please and I think your coloursceme is fab Have you seen Lin Pattersons quilts? WWW.linpattersontextiles.com


wow fab pieces Lucy you are very talented! I love the 3rd one down (with the dotty border) especially :-)
Lesley x


Tell me something--are the details like the "shading" on the tulips (the lighter pink) and the stripes on the jog smaller pieces of fabric cut to make that detail? WOW! I love them and would DEFINITELY purchase one to frame and hang. Do it!


I went on at work just now to show my colleaugues your work and there they were - even more - fabulous.


Wow...they are fantastic. You have a real talent and yes, I think you should reclaim a bit of you BC and have another go. x


Thanks for brightening and warming up my morning Lucy! I love these so much - especially the tulips and the 2nd pic. too :0) orange and blue together are one of my favourite colour combinations and the pink in the tulips looks amazing with orange.
A friend of mine had their upstairs loo decorated in orange and blue - now you really needed sunglasses for that!
Must run off to school now .....:) x

Lace hearts

Wow, and triple wow, those are definitely worthy of an etsy shop. You are amazing.
Thank you so much for your very generous comment on my crochet post (and for linking), you really helped boost me back up yesterday. But I will work on the next batch of crochet pics very carefully! lol. Crochet is such a wonderful thing, that yes, we should spread it a lot. Your crochet is fabulous. I'd got purple but decided not to use it in the granny sq blanket I'm making, but wish I had now. I'm definitely going to try merino next. xxx


Muito lindos seus trabalhos, Lucy!!
Como se faz?

Tara Thayer

Lucy, these floral pieces are really beautiful; you're obviously full of talent for all sorts of things. Don't downplay how creative you are now, at home though, even though you're focused on the kids and house, etc. I'm just as inspired by your house & outlook as a sahm as I am by these wonderful works of art. Keep it up-and maybe this is all to do with 40? I have the same symptoms, myself! Best wishes...


These are soooooo pretty! =]


Lucy they are just fabulous! You're so creative and I am an envious Clairey!!


Thanks so much for sharing again! I love flowers and bright colors, so these make me very, very happy :) I hope that you do get to get back to work again if it makes you happy. If you open an etsy shop, I think you should consider selling prints, postcards, and notecards of your art so that people can enjoy your art and send it to their friends, even if they can't afford a fabulous, original textile piece :)


Lucy, you are officially the happy colors princess. You have such a gift, it's impossible not to smile when looking at your work! These little textile compositions are so lovely with their stitched details.

I've been a SAHM for the past 24 years. (My youngest is now in university, but I grew too fond of making my own daily schedule!) Throughout, squeezed in amid all the kids' activities and appointments, I found creative activities such as quilting and artmaking to be essential for my own well-being.

Etsy offers great possibilities, but one possible problem... your Etsy shop would always be empty, because everyone would snap up your cheery artwork immediately!


Oh I love your textile work those colours are just so bright and beautiful, get thee to Etsy quick and set up shop!


Oh, please do open your shop, Lucy. Your creative talent truly needs to be shared with a wider audience. I am partial, of course, to your seascapes but I love these flowers too. Just wonderfully colorful and beautiful..... like YOU!


Lucy they are so Lovely you are so talented. I specially love the last one of the blue vase and daisies. The perspective and arrangement are super.

Vickie Curry

Delurking to say: Your work is beautiful, thank you so much for sharing it with us. I especially love the zig zag jug! It's so cheerful and zings right off the screen!

By the way, where might I find a pattern for the crochet flower scarf in your previous post? I adore it and must make one for myself!

Take care,

Vickie (lurking no more)


These are gorgeous. I love love love, the last one. Thank you for sharing. Please an etsy shop.

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