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Handmade by Annie Plum

 

Hello stitching world!

It’s a beautiful sunny day in Cape Town and I thought you would enjoy seeing these special hand-stitched labels by Annie Plum from Hoekwil on the Garden Route in South Africa.

 

Fig and rosemary jam… Tomato and chilli chutney, pickled chillies, tomato chutney, tomato jam…. don’t they all sound delicious?

 

South Africa is well-known for its preserves and I love Annie’s idea of making hand-stitched labels for handmade treats.

 

 

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Hand made by Annie Plum

 

 and for sliced pears and spiced pears…

 

pear labels

 

 

Here Annie is showing you where she will use her label…

 

pear label

 

 

I  love them Annie and I am sure many stitchers across the world will too! 

Thank you for sharing your talent with all of us ♥

 

L - 3

 

L - 2

 

Annie wrote to me: ” 

I love quilting, sewing, doll-making and embroidery, and

I like to use mixed mediums.

 

I use my sister Mirra’s drawings for ideas. She is a very

talented artist. 

 

I make labels for preserving and individual notebooks as gifts.

 

I’m currently working on a ‘Hansel and Gretel’ piece, also

one of Mirra’s drawings….”

 

 

bee book 1

 

Don’t you love her bee??

 

bee book 2

 

 and her doll? So clever.

 

 

doll

 

 Love your books…..

 

 

tree book

 

 

 and don’t forget the apple Jelly 🙂

 

 

apple labels 3

 

apple labels 2

 

apple label

 

 

Thank you Annie…. one day when we are in Hoekwil, I know where to find perfect gifts for family and friends.

 

I am starting on a new design today after we get back from tea and scones at Kirstenbosch Gardens. We will walk there at lunchtime as it’s Maureen’s birthday. Happy birthday Maureen!

 

Have a nice day everybody.

Love

 

Di

 

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