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2018 Finishes

1. Let It Snow by Barbara Ana Designs. Finished Wednesday, January 24, 2018.


2. Victorian Thistles bookmark by Textile Heritage. Finished Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Number of Finishes By Year-

1. 2008 Finishes -10


2. 2009 Finishes- 21


3. 2010 Finishes- 49


4. 2011 Finishes- 26


5. 2012 Finishes- 35


6. 2013 Finishes- 7


7. 2014 Finishes- 19


8. 2015 Finishes- 61


9. 2016 Finishes- 50


10. 2017 Finishes- 30


11. 2018 Finishes-

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Tiny finishes and some more fabrics

Dyed some more fabrics the other day. Decided to use aida this time, and I like how it turned out. Used two different colors and one is an overdyed. Here's a pic of my work:


On the left the color is heavy cream, on the right Kahlua Cream overdyed.


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Managed to get some cross stitching completed. A tiny angel was worked up in about 15 minutes.


Design: Ange baroque


Designer: Aurelle


Fabric: 16 or 18 count pale pink


Fibers: DMC 321 and 452



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The SMO board was down for a few days this week, and boy, did I sure miss it! When it finally came back up, Sandy posted the second part of the Four Seasons Fatties SAL. I stitched it up last night and here are the results. The Hubmeister wanted the Bunneh in brown and to me, that means a chocolate color in the Spring time :P.


It could have just been me, but on the original chart, there were not any gaps between the sections, IE, between the bottom of the Spring section and the top of the Autumn one, however, when I stitched up the Bunneh, I noticed there was a single row between the two. I don't really mind, as I *LOVE* the way this turned out, but I kept thinking I was missing something. (Not unusual for me! :P)


Design: Four Seasons Fatties SAL

Designer: Sandra Dering of SanMan Originals

Fabric: 28 count white evenweave (possibly Lugana)



Overview notes: Part one Fibers and Fabric:


Fibers: Main border in DMC 310


Spring wording used Crescent Colours Summer Spray, border in Anchor 242

Summer wording used Crescent Colours in Cupid, border in Anchor 246

Fall wording used Anchor 359, border in Crescent Colours Tangerine

Winter wording used Crescent Colours Blue Moon, border in Crescent Colours Grannie Annie.






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Part two fibers used:


Bunneh in DMC 938

Inside of Bunneh ears, heart and butterfly under the letter S in one strand of DMC 605 and one strand of Kreinik #092 pink

Flower petals in Anchor #118, center of flower and second butterfly in Anchor #292, stem in Anchor #209, grass in Anchor 244.

Kreinik #001 silver blending filament for butterfly antennae.


Backstitching in DMC 605, one strand



I'm ready for my closeup, Mr. DeMille!:


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Today is chores day today, so I best get to it. Hope everyone has a good day today, and remember to keep that sense of humor. It's critical! :D



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Respectfully submitted,


C.

1 comment:

Barbara said...

Nice job on the fabric dyeing. Love how your SMO is coming along. The rabbit looks so chocolate. Hmmm....I think I need a chocolate fix right now. ;D
Barb in TX