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Visiting Day

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Today is visiting day for elementary school of Ami.

Ami is 8years old and the second grader.

(There is even a sixth-year student in the elementary school in Japan.)

 

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SALpin* Fevrier

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SALpin

 

“C” and “D” are Feburary.

I have to make these ornaments.

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SALpin*Janvier

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SALpin

Prairie Schooler “CHRITMAS ALPHABET”

DMC28ct Linen Antique White and DMC threads

 

“A” and “B” are  January.

One alphabet is 26×26points.Very small and easy!

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SALexandre

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SALexandre

 

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Finished of first part.

I found “1 thread over 1 fiber of fabric” difficult at first.

But I got it a little.I can’t wait next part.

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SALexandre

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SALexandre progress

25ct powder pink linen (dyed of coffee)

Cherry of Waterlilies thread

 

When I started this, I had uneasiness very much. I do not understand all English. Many stitcher helped me. And, I started!!
The half has not ended in it yet either. However, I am happy in time to stitch it.

 

Many thanks:Joei and Nina members of SALons Brondons

 

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And I maked scissor fob of beads.

This is “Treasured Scissor Fob Kit” of Mill Fill.Kit No.MHFOBI(Confetti Crystal)

It’s a very easy!!!!and lovely!!!

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Japnese Girls festival

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March 3rd is celebrated as the Girl’s Day, or the Festival of Dolls. It’s the day to pray for healthy growth and happiness for young girls.

People display graceful dolls in ancient court costumes on a tier of 5 or 7 shelves covered with scarlet cloth. These dolls represent the Emperor and Empress, the court ladies, the ministers and the court musicians. The girls are expected to be as elegant as these courtly ladies.

People began displaying dolls in the Edo period.They are dressed in beautiful ancient court costumes. The dolls depict the imperial court.

Long ago, people threw paper dolls into rivers and in the sea to drive away evil spirits with them.

Young girls wear their beautiful Kimono and get together before the display and have a good time, eating sweet rice crackers (Hina arare) and drinking white sake (Shirozake). It isalso known as the Peach Festival.

 

We decorated it. We put it in order when it decorates from the Festabal front and we pass March 3, . There is a legend of delaying daughter’s marriageable age when decorating it indefinitely.

 

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Take a nap with cat

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She has a touch of cold…

Her best friend with cat.Cat’s name is “Cookie” .

 

 

Everyone,have a good weekend,and happy stitching!!

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