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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-

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Block One Start

Started my Christmas at Hawk Run Hollow by Carriage House Samplings yesterday. I am really, really loving this piece. This block is stitching up so, so quickly! Since I am behind on the month, I am hoping I can get it finished by the end of the month and get the border for next month's block at least started. 

Well, at any rate, here is what I have so far:

Design: Christmas at Hawk Run Hollow

Designer: Carriage House Samplings

Fabric: 40 count Picture This Plus Cashel linen in Legacy

Fibers Used: Needlepoint, Inc. silk floss as charted

I am really liking the fabric substitution. I wasn't jazzed with the called for Vintage Exemplar. It was not a light color at all!  Here is a quick snap of the two fabrics. The Picture This Plus is on the left, the Lakeside Linens 40 count Vintage Exemplar is on the right:

Believe it or not, the Vintage Exemplar is actually a bit darker than it is in the picture! As i like my stitching to 'pop' out more, I went with the 40 count Picture This Plus Cashel linen in Legacy. It's probably my most absolute favorite fabric to stitch on. One day I hope to have yards of the stuff, LOL! :)

Well, I best be off. It's time for breakfast and then more stitching. Hope everyone is having a fantastic week! :)


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Christina said...

Great start on your first block. I like the PTP better also. Good choice.

Mindi said...

Great start, and I love your choice of fabric.