Monday, 3 April 2017

Loobi Hoop!

Hello on this lovely sunny Monday.  I hope you are having a good day.

Yesterday I went to Loobi Crafts in Leighton Buzzard for a Dabble Day with some friends and we made a total of 8 projects.

Anne, Cobnut Crafter was there.  We first met at a Loobi class and it's the first time our paths have crossed since we started following each other.  So it was good to catch up in person again.

We had a lovely lunch and lots of cake and everybody enjoyed the day very much.

Here is one of the cards we made using a new Woodware set called Embroidery Hoop.

I was so tired when I got home I didn't even lift the lid of my laptop so I am again behind with my visits  but will pop in to see what everybody has been up to over the next few days.

I would like to enter my card into the challenge  at Crafting from the Heart #153 (Anything Goes)

44 comments:

  1. What a great card Barb! That would be ideal for a good friend of mine who loves cross stitch! Clever! Have a great week! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  2. Wow what a great idea love the colours and what great cross stitching Barb. Real fun card.

    x

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  3. Lovely stitching. Glad you had a good time.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  4. Wonderful card. Love the cross stitched heart.
    Valerija xx

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  5. I really like the homespun look and feel to this card with the cross stitching! Beautiful!

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  6. What a lovely cross stitch card. It amazes me just how tiring it can be attending a crafty workshop - I slept for most of the evening after the last one I went to!! They are always fun though and it sounds as if you enjoyed yourself.

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  7. Love your hand stitched card Barb sounds like you had a great time

    Anne

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  8. Aww sounds like you had a fab time! And I love the card! What a gorgeous design!
    Lucy x

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  9. This is so beautiful Barb, I love the image and your colours, beautifully designed too, Kate x

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  10. A beautiful card with lovely rustic charm Barb, good you had a great crafty day and ate lots of cake : )

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  11. Sounds like you had a great time. Love the cross stitching, clever idea and all the layers looks so good.
    Sunny here in Sweden as well.
    Hugs, Lisa

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  12. Beautiful cross stitching card, so different from usual! The red on white makes the stitching pops!

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  13. Lovely card Barb, i used to do x stitch.

    Lilian

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  14. It sounds like your day was wonderful and so is your card! Such a cool and pretty idea. xxx

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  15. Sounds a wonderful day - your card is lovely

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  16. wow what a fabulous card, all those layers underneath look just as real xxx

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  17. Sounds like your day was pretty ful Barb. Your card looks wonderful.
    Hugs Veerle x

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  18. Wonderful card Barb and super stamp xx

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  19. This is so pretty and has a nostalgic look about it. It sounds like a fun day out.

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  20. Loving your card Barb. Sounds like you had a good day at the workshop but I can understand you feeling tired as they are often quite intense days but so enjoyable. I'm looking forward to the workshop with Oyster Stamp and may need a couple of early nights before then lol! Nearly forgot to say, lovely card too Lol! Happy crafty week, Angela xXx

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  21. This is fabulous, what a brilliant set and love your design and it really does look as if it is real cross-stitching.(or maybe it is)

    Kath x

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  22. Hi Barb,
    what a very wonderful card and such a very super design too.
    The items used are so very lovely and very unusual as well.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  23. I love swing makes and I have a few of the things you used - you've put it all together beautifully. How lovely to go to a class and meet up with a blogger and get so many projects done too.

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  24. Sounds like a really great day Barb and what a beautiful card! I haven't done crossstitch for years, the eyes have gotten old, seeing your delightful card is making me want to give it another whirl.

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  25. Wow, a fantastic card Barb I love the hoop, it goes so well with the rest of the stuff you've used. I know just what you mean about being tired after the traveling.

    Sue xx

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  26. What fabulous dies! This looks o much like a real embroidery hoop!

    Wonderful card, Barb.

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  27. So glad you had a fun day and caught up once more with a blog friend. Isn't that the _best_ of a crafting day? and you got a lot done too. Love this xstitch embroidery card. The hoop & stitching look so dimensional. This is a new brand to me,and I like it very much! It's good to be tired from fun. You can always catch up later!! We all understand. Hugs & TFS

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  28. Gorgeous card, Barb, love the design. I've just been looking through all your recent beautiful creations. I'm still playing catch up with my blog visiting, after a busy couple of weeks.

    How lovely to see your blogging friend again. xx

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  29. Barb - I love this! What a creative idea to use the hoop and the heart is a lovely! This has such a sweet country feel! <3

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  30. What a stunning card Barb - love the wee cross stitch accents, and the needle and thread - it all looks so three dimensional.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  31. Amazing card Barb, nice to catch up with friends. xx ♥[aNNie]

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  32. Love the traditional feel to your card the papers are perfect for the beautiful cross stitched panel

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  33. Stunning card, Barb with this lovely stitching.Great design.How nice you had a good day at the workshop wit your friends.

    Hugs, Sylvia x

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  34. Hi Barb, It was so lovely to see you again on Sunday and have the chance for a bit of a catch-up, although the crafting was pretty intense and we also needed time to eat all that cake! Like you, I was pretty zapped in the evening. Your card is lovely and your stitching is a lot neater than mine - so I clearly need a bit more practice. Thanks again for sharing a link to my blog. Hope to see you again at the next Dabble Day - or sooner! Anne xx

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  35. Hi Barb

    What a great card! I love the theme . .. and of course the cross-stitched heart!!

    Pleased you had a good and productive day.

    I am way behind with catching up with everyone's blogs. Just grabbing a few minutes now before I start cutting a mountain of card for invitations and prepping for making 80 dior bows!

    Hope your batteries are now back to being fully charged.

    Love Jules xx

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  36. What a fabulous card Barb, love the papers you have used, perfect for the cross stitched heart. So pleased you had a lovely, crafty time on Sunday.
    Janice x

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  37. This is a fabulous card, a brilliant design. It sound like you had a wonderful day.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  38. wow, amazing layers and cross stitch!
    hugs xx

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  39. Wow, Barb, this is really charming! I can't believe that's a card! Your craft day and visiting sounds like it was a wonderful time!! Hugs, Darnell

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  40. Super card! I love embrordery, but never thought to use it on a card...and yours looks so stunning! You can easily put this one in a frame! TFS!

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  41. 8 projects? My goodness... what time did you start and finish?
    It certainly looks like you had a very productive day if this is anything to go by.
    Absolutely gorgeous. xxx

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  42. Holy cow! What an interesting card. How fun too. I sounds like you had a lovely (and busy) day.

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  43. So creative--love this card, Barb!

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  44. Gosh Barb, this looks just like the real McCoy and I love the gingham paper you have teamed it with. Hugs Mrs A.

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