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2017 Finishes

1. Now I Know My ABC’s (Winter theme) by Blackbird Designs. Finished Friday, January 6, 2017

2. Sew Bands by iStitch Designs. Finished Friday, January 13, 2017

3. Les Grande Pensée excerpt. Finished Friday, January 20, 2017

4.Spring For Rabbits by The Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Finished Sunday, February 12, 2017

5. Teacup Mice by Margaret Sherry. Finished Tuesday, February 14, 2017

6. New Years’ Magic by Brooke’s Books. Finished Thursday, February 23, 2017

7. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Blue Teacup by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Thursday, March 2, 2017

8. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Yellow Teabag by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Friday, March 3, 2017

9. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Clothespin with Flowers by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Friday, March 10, 2017

10. Luck 2017 Flip-It by Lizzie Kate. Finished Sunday, March 12, 2017

11. Now I Know My ABC’s by Blackbird Designs (summer version). Finished Friday, March 17, 2017

12. Basket by Lizzie Kate. Finished Friday, March 24, 2017

13. Love by Lizzie Kate. Finished Sunday, March 26, 2017

14. My Wurk by At The Hop. Finished Thursday, April 6, 2017

15. Buttons and Blooms by Blackbird Designs. Finished Saturday, May 13, 2017

16. Tiny Flag by Shepherd’s Bush. Finished Friday, May 19, 2017

17. Winds of Change by Cross Eyed Cricket. Finished Wednesday, June 21, 2017

18. Summer by The Snowflower Diaries. Finished Friday, June 23, 2017

19. Flags and Friends by Bent Creek. Finished Tuesday, July 11, 2017

20. Strawberries and Cream By Casey Buonaugurio. Finished Sunday July 16, 2017

21. Be Kind and True by Blackbird Designs. Finished Sunday, August 6, 2017

22. Little Sunflower Doodle by SanMan Originals. Finished Wednesday, August 9, 2017

24. All Hallows Eve by Chessie and Me. Finished Monday, September 11, 2017

25. Creepy by SanMan Originals. Finished Tuesday, September 12, 2017

26. 2010 Fright Night Quaker Halloween by SanMan Originals. Finished Sunday, October 15, 2017

27. Boo! by Blackbird Designs. Finished Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

28. Yule by The Primitive Hare. Finished Monday, November 27, 2017

29. Merry One by Plum Street Samplers. Finished Saturday, December 9, 2017

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-

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)