Wanderer's to the Cabin

Friday, June 18, 2010

Finally, Some Finished Stitching

Being in less of a stitching mood and more of a sewing mood does have it's advantages.
I managed to get three pieces finished.

" Alphabet Sampler Tree"
This was a free pattern you can find here:
http://amonamipierre.net
Stitched on 32ct linen using DMC variegated threads.
Finished as a quilted wall hanging.

"Scissors Heart"
Stitched on 32ct linen using DMC #115
Finished as a medium sized pin pillow.


"I Love A Country Collection"
Stitched on 14ct aida using DMC.

I finished this piece several years ago (2006) and planned on entering it in the local fair so I framed it in a hurry using duct tape.
NEVER DO THAT!!
I started getting some discoloration that was peeking beyond the frame, so I went ahead and cut it down this year and made a quilted wall hanging out of it. Much more country looking this way, I used cotton calico and denim from an old pant leg.
I never did enter it in the fair.

Thanks for stopping by and thank you for leaving a piece of your self behind in the wonderfully kind comments you post. I do appreciate each and every one of them.

Take Care & Happy Stitching .... Sandy


15 comments:

  1. Your finishes look great like that

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  2. Sandy,
    What stunning finishes you have. Congratulations on your accomplishments.

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  3. Great Finishes !! Now you can enter them all in the fair !

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  4. Just beautifull!!!!
    Françoise

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  5. Beautiful, love the wall hangings and particularly the one with the denim, great idea, it really suits the stitching.

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  6. what lovely finishes! I think they've all turned out really well.

    Who is the Alphabet Sampler Tree by, please? I'm not familiar with that design at all.

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  7. You finish so well, may have to hire you out to finish some things for me. Duct tape, never thought of that, but as you say it will discolor.

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  8. Your projects are all very pretty. I like the different ways you finished them off.

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  9. Wow great finishes!! I love the heart one.

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  10. 3 gorgeous finishes Sandy, congrats!!!

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  11. Lovely finishes!

    I'm glad you were able to salvage the duct tape piece. :)

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  12. I just love the way you finished them! Very pretty!

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  13. Sandy your finishes are beautiful!
    Congratulations!
    Marissa
    -I love Cross Stitch Yahoo Group-
    :)

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