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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

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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.