Wanderer's to the Cabin

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A Couple Of Odd Finishes

I was going through my "stitched" container and found two pieces to finish off.

I stitched this piece way back in the late 70's or early 80's and decided to finish it and let it see the light of day.
An odd thing I noticed about this early piece is that I used to cross my stitches to the right /, but somewhere along the years I changed and started crossing them to the left \. Strange how things can change overtime and you never notice.

Design: "A Taste of Southern Living"
Stitched on 14ct. Band-Aida using DMC threads.

I stitched this Hardanger Heart not long after I made the needle roll that matches it.
I intended to make a matching needle book with it but noticed that I stitched it on the wrong half of the fabric, so it sat for almost a year waiting for me to finish it.
Hardanger Heart designed by me.
Stitched on 32ct. Zweigart linen using DMC Color Variations.

Well, that's all for today stitcher's.
I am stitching, though not much, one BAP for my DH and a smaller freebie sampler. I think I have fallen in love with the alphabet samplers.
Been trying to get some stitching organizers and pincushions all stitched up, but it seems like I always need another fabric to finish a piece, oh well, I'll get there soon.

Take Care Everyone ...... Sandy

10 comments:

  1. Lovely finishes. :)

    That is interesting that you changed the direction of your stitches.

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  2. Nice Finishes!
    sounds like you need to make a list and then....Time to go Shopping!!!!!! Happy Stitchin!

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  3. Beautifull!!!!
    Fran├žoise

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  4. Two beautiful pieces of work. How satisfying to finish the piece you stitched all that time ago, it looks lovely.

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  5. Isn't it funny how we make unnoticed changes in life. What a find after so many years, and so pretty. I would be afraid to look in my bins.
    Be always in stitches.

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  6. What a nice feeling to have at last finished them.
    Two lovely pieces.

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