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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

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 19, 2015

WIP Wednesday Their Song Update

This is one of those designs that I swear I am not making any progress on until I post pictures. It's a bit larger than I gave it credit for, and it seems as if it is crawling along in places. I think I have managed to get the tree off center, so I am scrambling to make it work as there is no way under the face of God's green earth I am ripping out all of that silk. 'Make do and mend' is one of the stitcher's creeds, and so I shall. I am hoping to put some serious time in on this one, as I am fairly anxious that  Patricia G of the Fans of Blackbird Designs Facebook Group gets her chart back posthaste. 

Well, here is my progress so far:



Design: Their Song (Chart #24. From the 2007 Loose Feathers series) 

Designer: Blackbird Designs

Fabric: 28 count Cashel linen in Legacy  by Picture This Plus

Fibers Used: Crescent Colours Belle Soie silk in Harvest, Ivy League, Old Crow,
Slate, and Tulip. Gloriana Threads 12 strand French silk floss in #016 Holiday Green. 

Stitcher's Notes: Chart on loan from Patricia G of the Fans of Blackbird Designs Facebook Group. 126w by 150h. Replaced the Weeks Dye Works cotton embroidery floss for silks. 

Original Design:



As of Monday, August 17, 2015:




As of Wednesday, August 19, 2015:




Well, I had best be off. Lots to do today. Hope everyone has a great day today! :)

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Respectfully submitted,

C. 

1 comment:

Vonna, The Twisted Stitcher said...

Have you heard about your kitty? Did I miss it?
Your progress (to me) looks amazingly fast!