Friday 6 May 2016

Published again and some stash acquisition !! :)

Thank you for your appreciation for Julia Blackwork !!:)

I haven't made much progress to share but I do have something else to show and be happy about :)

My Crochet stool cover pattern was published in April-June 2016 Anchor Needle n' Thread magazine , India

It is a quarterly magazine and here is my pattern :)

I also acquired some stash in the past 2 months.

Bag handles

Anchor skeins, crochet cotton size 20 and acrylic ice batik yarn

Anchor knitting cotton and purse threads.
All of these are purchased from Pradhan Embroidery stores in India

Raj was in US for two weeks in the month of April . I did not ask to get anything but when he was roaming around in Target, he got these fabrics and buttons for me .

I have switched over from Jo-Ann's shopping to Deramores UK online to explore other yarns and this is my first Deramores order . I am quite happy with their fast delivery.

I got different brands of DK and sports weight cotton yarns to try and will order more based on which one I like the most .
Cascade ultra pima, Sirdar,Wendy supreme,Patons, Classique

Debbi Bliss, DMC Natura, Rowan Cotton Glace, Sublime eqyption

I am going on a family vacation from next week and will be back to blogland after few weeks . I may not have access to internet and hopefully by month end I will share the details about my trip once we are back .

Have a great day!


  1. Congrats Preeti. I have seen it in the magazine and it is a nice pattern. Great going.
    A lot of stash. Yesterday I have ordered my stash from pradhan. I too have more stash but every time i ran out of some embroidery threads I take that opportunity to get more along with that needed 2 or 3 skeins.
    Fabrics are nice. All the yarns are looking beautiful. Happy vacation.

  2. That's a lot of stash! And aren't you so lucky he knows what to pick:) Congrats on the magazine, such lovely work! Have a nice vacation:)

  3. Congrats n being published. Great stash . Enjoy your vacations.

  4. WOW! Grand stash!! Enjoy your vacation.

  5. Congrats! Love your stash. Also the fabrics are lovely. Enjoy your vacation. Our vacation starts within a couple of weeks, so I'm working hard to get some patterns done before that.

  6. Congrats on the magazine design Preeti. Love all of your new stash. Have fun on vacation.


  7. Congratulations on being published! Lovely stash and so great of Raj to think of you while he was away. On a side note, DD is having lunch as I write this and likes your butterflies on the page :)

  8. Dear Preeti, you have reached a huge success - your beautiful work in the magazine, I congratulate you with all my heart !!!
    Today you showed us a lot of delicacies to handicrafts. Everything is beautiful. Is the most beautiful gift from Raj!
    I wish you a wonderful holiday with your family!

  9. Congratulation to the article in the magazine.
    Have fun with the new stash and a nice vacation!

  10. Congratulations on featuring in the magazine! It's a beautiful stool cover too.
    Looks like you have some lovely new stash to play with and some holiday time to do it in too.

  11. Congratulations on getting published in the magazine, Preeti! Love your new stash, too! Very colorful! How nice of Raj to get you some things while he was in the US. Have a wonderful vacation!! :)

  12. You must be very proud to be published!! Congratulations. How sweet of Raj to get some nice goodies for you.

  13. How wonderful to have your beautiful work shared in the publication, Preeti! I am happy for you! Your husband is sweet to give you things he knows you will love. The new additions to your stash are lovely and I look forward to seeing what you make. Hoping you have a safe and enjoyable trip. xxxxx

  14. Congrats Preeti !!! Have a safe & enjoyable trip :-)

  15. Congratulations on being published!
    Looking forward to seeing what you creat with all that lovely new stash

  16. Congratulations on being published! Hope you have a lovely holiday.

  17. Oh Preeti, that seat cover is so lovely and colorful, great! ♥ Congarts on being published. Your yarn purchase looks very tempting, I'm curious which yarn you will like best. Wishing you wonderful vacations, come back safe and sound! Nata xxx

  18. Congratulations Preeti what a great achievement you must be so proud. Lots of lovely new stash! enjoy your vacation. :) xx

  19. Congratulations !!!!!!! You deserve it !!!
    Nice materials to create...and create...and create...and perhaps be published again !!!
    Have a lovely weekend !

  20. Wow, with so many beautiful new craft supplies you surely are going to be busy!

  21. Congratulations on being published again. And lovely new stash! :)

  22. That is great, Preeti--congratulations to you! I hope you enjoy all those stash goodies and your vacation... See you when you get back from your travels :)

  23. Such a haul of nice new stash, how great. And you must be so proud of being published in the craft magazine. Congratulations, Preeti!

  24. ow congartz with teh magazine!! How cool is that!!
    Save the magazines.. so great. frame it!!
    WOW!! you bought some awesome stash, you will be busy! already projects in your mind?

  25. Congratulations, Preeti! It's a lovely pattern! And I'm in love with all of that colorful yarn! Enjoy your vacation! : )

  26. Hearty Congrats Preeti. I used to subscribe that mag for a long time even when I was in Kuwait. The pattern is beautiful! Lovely stash too

  27. Congratulations on getting published. Your new stash is lovely and colourful. I was a subscriber of Needle n Thread for many many years. Finally stopped after stacks of magazines started accumulating:)
    Deramores is a lovely place to shop. I hope you will review the yarns, will definitely be useful when deciding future purchases.
    Have a nice day.

  28. I'm so pleased for you! It must be a wonderful feeling to see your work in print.

  29. Congrats Preeti on your work published in a magazine, you must feel very pleased. Love all your pretty new stash and threads. Enjoy your forthcoming holiday.

  30. Nenhum caminho é longo demais quando um amigo nos acompanha.
    (Johann Goethe)
    Uma lindo e abençoado final de semana!
    Um doce abraço, Marie.

  31. Congrats Preeti on your work published in a magazine,hope to see more patterns from you.

  32. Congrats on the feature Preeti!! That's fantastic :)
    SUch yummy new stash....and kudos to Raj for adding to your stash when you hadn't even asked!

  33. Congrats Preeti, thts an achievement..keep going. hows dmc natura and sirdar. I am eyeing those yarns


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