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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-

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Miss Phryne Fisher and Mr. Macintosh

I love Netflix. For not much money, you can binge watch all sorts of series. Since I had worked my way through the entire Poirot series and I've hit the halfway point through Murder, She Wrote, Netflix had suggested another series, this time Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries. It is produced in Australia and if I may say so, this is a cracking good series. The series is set in the 1920's Melbourne, Australia. the costumes and the writing is first rate. The only trouble is, I stopped the next UFO that I had gotten out in order to stitch on something in the style of Art Deco. I went looking into the Bin O'Shame and found this one that had already been started. The stitches had gotten squashed and it didn't look very pretty. So, I decided to get another piece of fabric out and I re-started the project. I started it late Friday night and managed to finish it up just a bit ago. 

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After Picture:

Design: Rennie Mackintosh style Rose kit

Designer: Quick and Easy Cross Stitch magazine (Issue 138) April 2006

Fabric: 28 count white Monaco

Fibers Used:  DMC Six Strand Embroidery Floss Art. 117 in 413, 552, 917, 991, 992, and 3608. 

Stitcher's Notes: Restarted and finished this long term UFO. Began Friday, March 6, 2015. Finished stitching Sunday, March 8, 2015.

This one has the added bonus of coming out of the Bin O'Shame, so I can add this to my list. Woohoo! DH informed me earlier that he also loves the Art deco/ Art Nouveau style. This makes me happy, as I was wanting to 'redo' the common areas of the house (kitchen, living room, etc) in that style, but I was worried that he would hate it. So, tonight was a double yay! :)

Well, at any rate, I need to get the desk cleaned up and get things sorted. Lots to do before work tomorrow. Hope everyone had a fantastic weekend! :)


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