Saturday, 31 December 2016

A Farewell to 2016 Crumb


It's been quite a year hasn't it.


Perhaps as I stitched this one I was thinking
or trying to think of the blessings
rather than the negatives
of this very strange year.


My goodness
as I write this I realize it is already 2017 in Australia!
2016 is fading into history.

Thank you for supporting my writings about the work I do.
I am happy to share!
Just a reminder that if you post a comment
I respond via email
simply because that is the way I have set things up
and it works for me.

See you in 2017!


16 comments:

  1. i always enjoy the doings on the east coast...penny, your stitching is absolutely marvelous.

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  2. Love your "spider stars" Penny
    All the best to you and family for the new year 2017 !

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  3. Thanks for keeping me entertained, Penny! You're work is scrumptous, as usual! I may even steal a bit of your "crumb" idea in 2017. I'm thinking mixed media crumbs, with a combination of beads, found objects and stitch. I hope you don't mind! It came to mind, as I started the dig-out of my very messy spare room (aka stoodio). Thanks and have a very happy new year!!

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  4. New fallen snow, with its hush and fresh clear air, is the perfect metaphor for a clean slate.

    Wishing you peace and happiness in the new year!

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  5. such a beautiful closure for your year!
    Happy New Year from the LAand Down Under

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  6. I've talked to very few people who 'liked' 2016 -- and sad to say I'm not one of them. I'll be very glad to see its back. I wish for all of us a calmer, peaceful, thoughtful new year!!

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  7. Happy New Year, Penny! Blessings for a healthy, happy and creative year...and thank you for blessing us with the beauty of your work.

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  8. I have enjoyed following your stitching this year .....Happy New Year from Australia and a new year of wonderful stitches

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  9. Your crumbs have fascinated me all year - each one so different and yet related. Hope 2017 is a happy, health, and love-filled one for all of us.

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  10. i like this one. it is rather quiet isn't it. do you get dry snow? here in the northwet, the snow is so burdened with moisture.

    i think your emails are gobs more personal, so thank you!

    as i write this, you have had the midnight hour come and go already. So New Year To You Penny!

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  11. Your post was wonderful for the new year! I am so glad to have found your blog. I am inspired to stitch and play- my goal for this new year. Thank you for who you are and what you do!

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  12. You have inspired me from the first time I met you at the Fibre Arts Retreat. I even took on a challenge to create a small piece of hand work each day for a year. Loved seeing your crumbs and this last one is intriguing. Looking forward to what you come up with for 2017.

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  13. Penny,
    May 2017 be blessed for you and your family. The white on white is soft and touching with a purity. I am inspired to create some cruciform pieces this year. Will let you know when I do so that I may give credit to you.

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  14. And may "your" days be filled with blessings! Happy New Year!

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  15. A lovely crumb to finish the year Penny. Happy 2017. xx

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  16. It looks lovely - even if it's taken me several days to get here!

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