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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

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-

Monday, April 20, 2015

Gentle Stitches

When I was cleaning up my craft room/office after I had finished up Bluebird, I decided to paw through my stash. One of the downsides to having so much stash is that one tends to forget what one has. Even with using programs such as Excel require the user to input the data. As I am lazy as all get out, this is not a solution that appeals to me. However, it does give me an excuse to paw through about 20 years worth of accumulated charts and kits!

I cam across this latest WIP that I have purchased back in 2012. This was a Nashville 2012 market exclusive IIRC. It came as a duo of charts, one by Diane Williams of Little House Needleworks and the other by Theresa Venette of Shakespeare's Peddler. It came fully loaded with Crescent Colours  cotton flosses. I did not have the called for fabric, however, I found a substitute and I am quite pleased with the way it is looking, at the moment. 

Well, at any rate, here's my progress since yesterday:

Designer: Theresa Venette of Shakespeare's Peddler

Fabric36 count Edinburgh linen in Antique White

Fibers: Crescent Colours  cotton floss in Clay Pot, Hazelnut, Stepping Stones, Timber, and Weeping Willow. 

Stitcher's Notes: Substituted 36 count Edinburgh linen in Antique White for the called for 32 count Porcelain linen by Lakeside Linens as I did not have this fabric within my stash. Stitched one floss fiber over two linen threads.

Front Cover:

As of Monday, April 20, 2015:

Well, I had best be off. Have some household chores that need my attention. Hope everyone has a fantastic week!


Respectfully submitted,



Annie said...

Well isn't that a treasure to discover in your stash! Good start and it looks like a really fun stitch.

Irene said...

meraviglioso, colori soft e tanta eleganza