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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

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-

Monday, January 10, 2011

My Home threadkeep

Been working too much here lately to get any real stitching done, however, today is my Friday, which means it's my weekend and Wednesday will be the weekly trek to Stitcher's Paradise for the Wednesday stitch-in. I so look forward to this time, as it's really the only time I can relax and enjoy the company of other stitchers. :)


At any rate, late last night I managed to get the My Home project finished into something other than a frame. I love the way this turned out and I have another BBD alphabet I am doing to make another one. I have my SMO workbox that I made, and I'm thinking I need a BBD one as well. Did I just feel my New Year's resolutions go out the door? LOL!


At any rate, here's the finished product:


Design: My Home design from the Loose Feathers Leaflet #38


Designer: Blackbird Designs


Fabric: 28 count linen in French Lace (DMC equivalent to 3024~ paler) by Wichelt


Fibers: Crescent Colours Belle Soie silks in Cranberry, Elegant Eggplant, Ivy League, Shale, Sweet Lavender, and Vanilla Pudding.


Specialty stitches: Algerian Eyelet, Over One, and Satin Stitch


Notes: Alphabet taken from the Blackbird Designs book Honeysuckle Manor . There was no rhyme or reason on the placement of the letters and numbers. It was done merely on whim. :)



Wooden Base: HL #557868 by Plaid Enterprises for Hobby Lobby



Paint: Anita's metallic craft paint in 11202 Amethyst



Binder Rings: 1.5 inch album rings by The Paper Studio







Well, I best be off. Got some stuff to do before work and I can start my weekend! :)


Hope everyone has a wonderful day! :D


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Respectfully submitted,


C.

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