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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.

3. Keep Love by Shepherd’s Bush. Finished Saturday, February 24, 2018

4. Fleur d’Orleans by Ink Circles. Finished Wednesday, March 7, 2018

5. A Little Gray Hare by Lizzie Kate. Finished Thursday, March 15, 2018

6. March Cake by Brooke’s Books. Finished Monday, March 26, 2018

7. April Cake by Brooke’s Books. Finished Wednesday, May 2, 2018

8. May Cake by Brooke’s Books. Finished Tuesday, May 29, 2018

9. Japanese Anemones by Sheila Hudson. Finished Tuesday, June 12, 2018

10. The Lily Of The Valley by Blackbird Designs. Finished Wednesday, June 27, 2018

11. A Slice of Summer by Waxing Moon Designs. Finished Wednesday, July 11, 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-

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Paris Sampler Update

Here's a pic taken a few moments ago of the Paris Sampler I am stitching. I am really loving this design and I am having a blast stitching it. However, she does not design her charts the way US designers do. When she makes a chart, she doesn't do the grids like we are used to in the US, with the blocks of 10 in each direction marked off. I had to go back and count them out and mark them off on the chart before I started. It's a good thing I did, because the chart is quite large, 108 wide by 113 high. With a 2 inch border for finishing, that translates into a 13 inch by 12 inch piece of fabric on 14/28 count. (For a 16/32, it would be 12 x 11, 11 x 10 for an 18/36 and 10 x 10 for a 20/40.).

Design: Paris

Designer: Stofnest

Fabric: 28 count Jobelan evenweave in Café au Lait hand dyed by me

Fibers: DMC 839, 840, and 841 and a hand dyed floss by me; Heavy Cream

040610 Paris Sampler WIP 002

I need to boogie. Got stuff I need to do this afternoon. Hope everyone is having a wonderful day! :)


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blueladie said...

It's looking really good Cindy. I can't imagine doing a chart that large without grids. LOL. No wonder you marked it. Looking forward to seeing more.

ArchangelDecker said...

Thank you for the lovely compliments.

Yes, it is indeed quite large and I am glad I took the time to mark it off. The trees are giving me absolute fits, because it's in a checkerboard pattern. I am finding it very difficult to follow along with the chart, so I've resorted to getting out a small ruler and placing that on the grid to help mark my spot at the time.

Hope all is well in your corner of the world! :)


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njthomas said...

Cindy, I really, really LOVE this one. I can hardly wait until you finish the Paris chart.
Nancy (Nancy in NY - SanMan)