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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-

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Two Fins

Netflix is such a wondrous thing. It has provided all the background noise for my latest project. This past week I have spent time on the Mermaid Azure and with Fin Tutuola from Law and Order: SVU. Because of the way the the chart reads and my continued miscounting of stitches, I made the executive decision to bead as I go. I don't have a hard and fast rule about beading until the end, it's just something that I do. Beading as I go on this one has kept me on track and since this one is quite bead heavy, will make the project seemingly go quicker. :)


Well, at any rate, here she is, my Mermaid Azure:




Design:  Mermaid Azure


Designer: Nora Corbett 


Fabric Used: 32 count Zweigart Belfast linen in Rainbow Dreams by Silkweaver from their Reflections (opalescent) line.

Fibers Used:  DMC in B5200, 469, 535, 704, 754, 758, 772, 951, 954, 955, 991, 992, 3371, 3761, 3765, 3844, 3845, 3846, and 3847. 


Bling Used:  Mill Hill beads in #00525 Light Green#02008 Sea Breeze#02016 Crystal Mint#02031 Citron, and #42029 Tapestry TealMill Hill Treasures in #13003 Margarita Emerald crystal flowers and #13016 Emerald crystal beads. 


As of Wednesday, August 13, 2014:



As of Wednesday, August 20, 2014:



Closeup of tail:



Well, I had best be off. Need to get some breakfast. Hope everyone's having a great week! :)


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Respectfully submitted,


C. 



1 comment:

Irene said...

Meravigliosa, brava come sempre