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Monday, 30 August 2010

Christmas birds

Last week I visited our local Community Centre.
The Centre supports many activities and it is a home to various groups. It relies greatly on work of volunteers, who also look after a lovely garden.

I joined the Textile group, which meets every week. The purpose of the group is mainly social, where people can just drop in, bring whatever they are working on, have a coffee and a chat, and possibly get help with anything they need.
Occasionally they work on a group project. The current one is the decoration of a Christmas tree.
Every year the Textile group decorates one of the trees in a local church and they choose a different theme every year. This year's theme is "birds". So, I have been playing a little over the weekend and these are my birds for the tree. I will take them with me to the next meeting. They have been fun to do, a welcome change to the things I normally make.





10 comments:

  1. yes, its good to sometimes have to think outside your normal box, the birds are very sweet.

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  2. Lovely little bird ornaments Radka, what a great idea. Are you going to make more?? Is the one here in the front of the picture [with it's back to us] red and navy?? It looks like it would be my favourite. I am toying with some Christmas themed work at the moment also, after all, it won't be long and it will be upon us!!!

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  3. Oh gosh, Radka, I LOVE those bird ornaments. And of course my favorite is the blue and red one! They are just delightful. That is sure to be a wonderful Christmas tree!

    XOXO,

    Cyndi

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  4. Radka, the extra photos are excellent. I still think the navy/red is my favourite, but the cream with sheer strips for the tail and crest is so cute. I think they are gorgeous and can see that despite what they are, they would not be quick to make.

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  5. What lovely little birds Radka.They will look beautiful on the tree.

    Every 2 years a local church has a huge project where they invite lots of community groups to display a decorated tree. So beautiful.Woukld love to see your photos later!

    Nice to get out and join others for a chat etc isn't it.

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  6. Thank you so much for your comment, we are looking forward to seeing you at the Vintage Bazaar. Do please tell all your friends about it!

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  7. Lovely birds, they will look nice a the tree.

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  8. Moc hezké,já už taky šiju vánoční ozdoby.Nejvyšší čas.Ha,ha.Mirka

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