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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-

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Second Finish From The Bin O'Shame 2016

Well, that went quicker than I thought it was going to go. Not that I am complaining, mind you! I think I may have to try and track down the first two parts of this series. I really do love Sheila Hudson 's work and miss seeing her designs in the UK magazines. 

Without further ado, here is the second finish from the Bin O'Shame projects!

Design: William Morris Tile 

Designer: Sheila Hudson 

Fabric Used: 28 count black jobelan by Wichelt

Fibers Used:  DMC Embroidery Floss Art. 117  in the called for colors

Stitcher's Notes: Design taken from the July 1996 UK Cross Stitcher magazine. Substituted the called for 28 count antique white jobelan for 28 count black jobelan by Wichelt as I wanted the piece to look like stained glass. Began the piece in August 1996.

As of Wednesday, January 13, 2016:

Finished Thursday, January 14, 2016:

I had best be off. Lots to do this afternoon. Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend! 


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