Archive: Apr 2013

I’ve done a Bowie.

Hello there you pretty things,Well I’ve been away for some time haven’t I?!  I thought it had only been a few weeks but looking at my last post it is in fact a few months whoops :s  At this point I have to say I promise I’ve not been hibernat…

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Polka & Bloom new look!

The Polka & Bloom shop has a brand new look! I hope you like it. :-)For comparison, here’s a screenshot of the old version. I think the new look is a nice improvement. Light and fresh. Also, pink! :-)As you can see, now there’s just a sidebar on th…

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Paris Spring – new embroidery pattern!

Paris Spring pattern

Happy April! Is it spring yet? It’s so cold here in the UK, we’re still wearing our winter coats. Where’s the sun, the warmth?

♥ Paris Spring pattern ♥
Atleast with my new pattern, Paris Spring I can fantasize about being in Paris, sipping a nice beverage at a rickety table on the sidewalk outside a cozy café. Oh if only, right?! 🙂

The pattern is inspired by Paris Metro signs, Art Nouveau (with all its curly and swirly bits) and of course the Eiffel Tower. It’s not a naturalistic Tour Eiffel, because that would just be boring!

Paris Spring pattern

My stitched version is full of hearts because Paris has that reputation of being all about l’amour. But! If you’re in a less romantic mood, the pattern also includes a version without a single heart. And there are also stripped down versions of the Tower, without any decorations. Plus a few frames and borders and a flurry of hearts (très romantique, non?)

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