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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-

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! :)


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Respectfully submitted,

C. 


5 comments:

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!