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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-

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Three WIPs and a (tiny!) Finish

Been busier than a one legged man in a butt kicking contest here lately. DH and I moved to Reno and I started a new job and things have been really, really hectic. I have managed to get in some stitching time here and there, but not enough progress has been made to suit me. I *HAVE*, however, kept to stitching things in my workbox that's already been started and not started anything else. Yay me!

At any rate, here's what I have so far:

WIP #1:

Design: A La Belle Etoile SAL

Designer: The Thread Basket with C Mon Mode

Fabric: 28 count silk and linen in natural by Wichelt

Fibers: Crescent Colours Belle Soie silk in Elegant Eggplant, Ivy League, Sweet Lavender, and Tumbleweed. Gumnut Yarns Stars silk floss in #991 ecru. Kreinik Very Fine (#4) Braid in 001 Silver.

Accouterments: Jolee's Jewels - Crystallized Swarovski Elements in Purple Violet 4 mm bicone, Crystal Moonlight 4 mm bicone, 20 MM Crystal Aurora Borealis star and 16 mm - Crystal Aurora Borealis moon.


Design: Sew Red

Designer: iStitch Designs

Fabric: 28 count linen in Vintage by Fleur de Luce Hand Dyeds

Fibers: Au Ver a Soie Soie d' Alger 7-strand silk floss in 2926. Rainbow Gallery Petite Treasure Braid in PB03 Gold.


Design: Spring Time

Designer: Citrouille's Designs

Fabric: 34 count linen in Oaten Scone by Access Commodities

Fiber: Gloriana Threads silk floss in #188 Northern Lights

And finally, the (tiny!) finish:

Design: L'éventail de M-A

Designer: Chez Elisa

Fabric: 28 count Glasgow linen

Fibers: Crescent Colours Belle Soie silk in Shepherd's Pasture. Gumnut Yarns Stars silk floss in #991 ecru. Rainbow Gallery Petite Treasure Braid in PB03 Gold.

Accouterments : Fleur de Lis frame by Hobby Lobby #6730261.

Well, that's all for me for now. Chicken is frying in the pan and I need to attend to that. Hope everyone is having a great week! :)


Respectfully submitted,



Christina said...

Nice progress on all of your pieces. Your finish is very nice. Wow, what a change of pace from Vegas to Reno. I haven't been to Reno in years. There used to be a very nice LNS there in Sparks.I want to say it was/is called A Stitch In Time. Windy Moon Quilts is a nice store for fabric if you sew/finish your pieces.Good luck on your new adventure.

Tracey said...

Beautiful work! Where can I get the A Belle Et Toile(hope I spelled that right) pattern? I saw it on Edgar's blog as well and I just love it, but didn't have much luck when I searched for it. You can email me at angelrose1108 at yahoo. com. Thanks so much for your help!

ArchangelDecker said...

Dear Tracey,

The A La Belle Etoile SAL was a limited time SAL during the Christmas 2011 holidays. I do not think it is available any longer, however, you can email Valerie at the Threadbasket at valerie@thethreadbasket.com to verify this.

HTH! :)

Shelleen said...

pretty finish and great WIP pics.

Patches said...

Great stitching

Rachel S-H said...

Congratulations on the new job! And on working on UFOs and WIPs!

Kaisievic said...

love the La Belle Etoile stitching piece - love your changes to the design.

hugs, Kaye xoxox