1 December 2012

Threads, threads, threads


No guesses as to what's in the boxes you can see in the top picture!!!

Yes, I won two lots of thread again from Handy Hands.  Now it may seem easy to come up with thread suggestions but, believe me, it's getting harder and harder as there are SO many gorgeous threads in the Handy Hands shop already!!  One of my suggestions was brought about by desperation.  Yes, even I can do desperate!!!  I wanted a pure, plain cream colour to go with black.  I searched around the UK sites and there was nothing - well, only Cebelia and that was hard to get and it's a tad soft for me.  I bought one from an online shop in the end and it was OK.  Not the best - just OK.  I'd got the sort of off white that is in the Lizbeth range but it was true cream I needed so I wrote to Barb and suggested it.  The other balls were for coming up with a name for a new colourway.  

There's another plain shade I've been forced to suggest too as I'm almost out of the Manuela ball I've used for years.  It's one of my all time favourites and it goes with so many other colours that when it's gone I'll be very, very sad.  I hope it's considered as I'm sure you'll love it too.  We'll see, eh?






7 comments:

  1. Congratulations on winning the colour way name and coming up with a new colour.
    Margaret

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  2. That should keep you busy for several lifetimes!

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  3. It looks like you won't have to worry about running out of thread for a while!

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  4. That's a LOT of thread! - all tumbling into your lap to be transformed.
    Congratulations, you will put it to good use.

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  5. So now I guess I will have to start sending sweets instead. lol. You have thread for a lifetime:)

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  6. WOW, WOW, WOW! Now Brain Cell #3 would have even more fun! Looking forward to seeing all that you are coming up with, esp TIAS 2013. :)

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  7. Nikki6:30 pm

    oh im so jealous!!! i keep trying but i win nothing lol have fun with your beautiful new threads!!!!!!

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