Thursday, 13 December 2018

Peacock Party and my Gingerbread Needlework Shop

Hello, and welcome to the second edition of the Peacock Party.  Thank you to everyone who linked up last week.  I know it was a little tricky for some, so I hope this week is easier.


I've been busy with work this week, so I haven't had much time for sewing.  I am desperately trying to finish one more building for my Gingerbread Village.  I had accepted that it wasn't going to get finished in time for Christmas 2018, but then someone said they had faith in me to get it done, so I decided to give it a good try.




I've modified the pattern for the Gingerbread Needlework Shop slightly, and I think that's why I was stalling on it.  It's always easier to stitch to the pattern than to try and make changes.  However, I was reluctant to make the roof removable because that requires a high degree of finishing on the inside.  So, I've made the walls higher and moved the signage onto the walls.



If you'd like to read more about my Gingerbread Village you can find all of my posts under the Gingerbread Village tab at the top of my blog.  They are all beautifully designed by Thea Dueck who owns the Victoria Sampler in Canada.



Now it's time for another Peacock Party.  Feel free to link up what you've been working on lately.





8 comments:

FlourishingPalms said...

This village is so impressive! I've admired it since I started following you a couple years ago, and you were working on a piece then. Good for you to persevere in spite of work and family obligations (certainly!). Your cross-stitch is just adorable.

sam said...

Your village is magnificent. I am so awestruck and love just looking at it over and over. Beautiful, beautiful work. Thank you for sharing with us.

Genevieve Gerrard said...

Linking up for the first time! I am very new to blogging, so please let me know if I have done anything wrong.
The gingerbread village is amazing,I love the whole concept so much.

Super Mom - No Cape! said...

What a beautiful Gingerbread House!!

Julierose said...

Gorgeous Village--so pretty--beautiful work on this hugs, Julierose

Cathy Melancon said...

Wendy, I will never be tired of looking at your beautiful village!! All the tiny pieces and the zillions of stitches you did, make this such an epic treasure!!!

audrey said...

Stunning work. I did quite a bit of cross-stitch years ago and know how much time and effort that takes! Just beautiful!

Mystic Quilter said...

Beautiful village collection Wendy, the detail is amazing.