Sunday, 16 August 2020

Let the People Choose-August Update

Hello Friends,
First Saturday of the month I join Jo for The People's Choice SAL . Jo takes a poll for people to choose a topic for the month and the participants then post about stitchy projects related to that topic.

This month's topic is Freedom.I have to be honest that I had no clue which project I can show for this topic , so I waited for Jo and other's interpretation.I was very tempted to copy Jo and Rachel's interpretation. 
Over the years I have seen tons of designs related to American Independence and patriotism but there aren't many related to other countries specifically India. So I decided to stitch something related to Indian independence as August is Independence Month for us Indians.
A stitched a small Indian flag and made into a fridge magnet . I think I'm very happy with result.Yesterday, my beautiful country completed 73 years of Independence.

This certainly has inspired me to stitch or look for more designs which show Indian culture .

Will keep this a short post, however I must ask how you are dealing with the new look of blogger. I have logged into blogger after a month and was surprised the new layout.Looks like I need some training to handle this new format.

10 comments:

  1. Congratulations on 73 years of Independence, how wonderful.
    I do like the Flag you designed and stitched.
    It is a shame that there are not more designs for other countries, I hope your post inspires others to design for other countries.
    Freedom is so important in many countries, it is a shame so many are held back from their freedoms.
    I look forward to seeing what else you have to stitch for Freedom.

    Catherine

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  2. Thanks for taking part in The People's Choice this month. I like your interpretation of the theme, the timing was perfect for India's Independence month.
    I haven't gone over to the new Blogger yet, they tried to change me but I just reverted to the original for a while longer.

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  3. Great job making something to celebrate your own country. I've done a little bit with the new layout. I hate change haha. So it will take some getting used to.

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  4. Great design you stitched, well done on designing it.

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  5. Yay for 73 years, your flag is perfect for it.
    I changed blogger back to the original until it officially changes, then ugh!

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  6. That is a beautiful fridge magnet!

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  7. Such an amazing fridge magnet! Great work! Not loving the new blogger, but I'm sure I'll get there x

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  8. 73 years of independence is a great reason to celebrate, and your little flag is adorable!
    I decided to start using the new blogger a couple weeks ago so I could get used to it before the switch was enforced. I feel like the differences are mostly cosmetical, I haven't found anything new in terms of functionality so far...

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  9. I like your idea of making something applying to your own country, pretty flag magnet. I publish using the original blogger layout until I´m forced to change.

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  10. Great post Mini!
    I think I’m stuck with the new version now! I recently looked at my blog but Blogger sent me to one of the other blogs I’m linked to and I couldn’t initially get back to “The Flashing Scissors” - a bar at the top of the screen covered the option button and there was nothing I could do. Anyway long and the short of it, I missed the button that said “Revert to Legacy” and now it isn’t appearing at all! Aaaargh!
    Hugs,
    Barbara xx 😘

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