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2018 Finishes

1. Let It Snow by Barbara Ana Designs. Finished Wednesday, January 24, 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-

Friday, January 16, 2015

My First Ever HAED Finish!

I did it! I did it! My first ever HAED finish! Mind you, this wasn't an overly large project and I stitched on this off and on, but it's finally finished! I am so happy that it's done. I truly enjoyed every stitch of this one. When I got to the last five stitches, I actually slowed down stitching them. I wanted to savor the accomplishment and the last five stitches for some reason. This was a long, long, project and at times nit-picking and hair pulling, but it was totally worth it! :)

At any rate, on to the good stuff! :)

Design: Oriental Courage Storykeep

Designer: Michelle Sayetta of Heaven and Earth Designs. Based on the original artwork of Lee Ann Seed

Fabric: 22 count Antique White aida by Wichelt

Fibers: DMC in 154, 310, 321, 498, 606, 666, 814, 815, 817, 902 and 3371

Number of stitches by DMC Color Number:

DMC 154: Number of Stitches 148 
DMC 310: Number of Stitches 4,119 
DMC 321: Number of Stitches 172 
DMC 498: Number of Stitches 334 
DMC 606: Number of Stitches 195 
DMC 666: Number of Stitches 846 
DMC 814: Number of Stitches 629 
DMC 815: Number of Stitches 384 
DMC 817: Number of Stitches 10,702
DMC 902: Number of Stitches 3 
DMC 3371: Number of Stitches 318 

Total Number Of Stitches:
17, 850

First Official Post:

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

As of Friday, December 12, 2014:

As of Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 8:33 PM PST:

I am not sure if I want to make it into a banner or just frame it. I may even have to GASP! WASH. IT. :O. Oh, well, that's a decision for later! :)

Well, I best be off. Have to be at work soon. Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend! :)


Respectfully submitted,



Irene said...

meraviglioso, brava!

Beaj said...

Fantastic Finish...you brave girl you...no matter how long it takes. Turned out Gorgeous..:)

Annie said...

Your little stitchy hands should take a break! That's a boatload of stitches and the result is fantastic! Yea!

Christina said...

Congrats!! Great job.

Frances N said...

Your finish is lovely! The red is such a beautiful color!
I just found your blog--you have stitched some wonderful pieces!