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Friday, 20 April 2012
Forget Me Nots and new scissors

I took the above picture to show off my new scissors but alas the scissors didn't come out so clear but what a pretty picture of my Forget Me Nots! Just a tiny sprig picked from my son's garden.

And here are my new scissors from Nogent made by the very talented Monsieur Roulot. These are a special edition which he had for sale at the AEF in Paris back in February and which I neglected to purchase. I had been thinking how silly I was not to have got them so I asked my dear friend if she would contact M Roulot. She did and I am now the proud owner of yet another pair of his beautiful French scissors. Thank you M Roulot, my dear friend Valie and her sweet daughter who delivered them to my home.

I have been stitching on my new design this week - Sew Fushcia. Stitched in a vibrant pink on antique white linen it has an intricate border, an unusual alphabet and some pretty motifs. It's due for release very shortly so please come again.

Thank you for visiting and have a good weekend
Take care


Photobucket posted by Carol R at 11:02 | Permalink | Photobucket


  • On 20 April 2012 at 12:58, Blogger VALIE

    Can't wait for the new Fuschia design ! Might be my next project, then. I'll start looking at my pink/red threads tonight - I can think of some very pretty Vikki Clayton silks...

  • On 20 April 2012 at 13:39, Blogger Vera

    Hi Carol -- those scissors are gorgeous...lucky you! Can't wait to see your new paattern, it sounds lovely! Vera

  • On 20 April 2012 at 19:02, Blogger Kate

    Gorgeous - both flowers and scissors!

  • On 20 April 2012 at 22:12, Blogger Brenda

    Oh I love the beautiful flowers, the gorgeous scissors and I'm patiently waiting on your new chart!

    I now know the name and I have the pink here already!!! I really should have gotten this in regular silk too!

  • On 22 April 2012 at 08:03, Blogger Sarah

    Isnt the blue in those flowers fabulous, mother nature at her best, the scissors are so pretty and I cannot wait to see the Fuschia design I may have to stitch that one too!!

  • On 22 April 2012 at 14:30, Blogger Jo who can't think of a clever nickname

    I adore your little scissors!
    I'm also intrigued by the fuschia design. I love fuschias. I buy them every Summer but few survive the winter. So I just buy more the next year!!

  • On 18 May 2012 at 15:39, OpenID thegreytail

    I've been following Roulot's scissors of quite a while, never been able to get a pair though.. the day I finally meet him I'll get close to buy ALL of them :D
    happy xxx,