Wanderer's to the Cabin

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Part 8 of "Tree Of Stitches" is Done.

"Tree of Stitches" Part 8
I finally chose to do this part in "Sunshine" as it is the base color for "Burnished Leaves" so I thought it would be a good fit.
This was, of course, my fourth attempt at getting the color I liked. I tried out the green first and pulled it all out, then I went on to "Old Lace" an antiqued white, ivory, beige mix for a Dogwood/Magnolia feel and added cream beads. I stared at it off and on for a couple of days before pulling the beads and trying the Gold Luster beads, still didn't like it, so I pulled everything and started over with "Sunshine" then added the Gold Luster beads. It's been finished since April 28th and I still like the look; so it's a keeper.

"Tree of Stitches"
Designed by: Abi Gurden

I've also started working on the "Little Lace Hardanger" SAL in the same group, but no picture yet.

I want to thank everyone for all of the wonderful thoughts you leave behind after your visits, I know I don't say it nearly enough, so Thank You all from the bottom of my heart.


To answer a couple of questions I've had lately.
Yes, I will be selling my hand-dyed threads as soon as mother nature and my photography abilities are on the same page.
Yes, my designs are for sale, I have to work out what would be a reasonable price for a printed chart, haven't figured out yet how to send a PDF chart in an email. I also want to put some of the larger charts on Cross Stitch Addicts, of course, after I work out the whole PDF issue.

Well until next time dear stitchers.
Take Care & Happy Stitchin'
Hugs, Sandy


17 comments:

  1. Your Tree of Stitches looks Great!!
    I look forward to seeing your Hardanger too. I'd be glad to show you how to convert to PDF files.
    email me here:
    sunshine-14@charter.net

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  2. That is just the neatest design!
    Heidi-ILCS

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  3. I love your Tree of Stitches. It's turning out beautifully!! Keep up the good work. And cant' wait to see the floss you have for sale.

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  4. The tree is so pretty, you are coming along nicely. Almost wish I had joined this one.

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  5. Beautifull!!!
    Best regards
    Françoise

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  6. Your tree of stitches is looking great, lovely use of colours.

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  7. Ohhh....that tree is gorgeous!!!

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  8. Your Tree of Stitches is looking good. I like your colour combination.

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  9. That looks beautiful.

    Marl

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  10. Wow its lovely well done. Look forward to seeing your items for sale x

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  11. Love the colors for your tree, I'm still waiting for my fabric to come in! It's beautiful!

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  12. Love the coloring of your Tree of Stitches. Which colors are you using? I don't have any LNS and I am isolated except for the web for learning and seeing many sitchy items. That is unless I travel and then I am overwhelmed by all the possibilities available.
    Your TOS SAL is beautiful so far.
    Jane

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  13. I love your tree of stitches! It looks fabulous. I am only up to the 4th part - you are inspiring me to put down my current project and catch up on this one :o)

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  14. your Tree of stitches looks awesome

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  15. The tree is very pretty, glad that you finally came across the combination that was right for you!

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  16. Sandy, You tree looks fantastic! Makes me wish I had found the SAL sooner and jointed. I think it will be fantastic when it's complete.

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  17. Thanks for leading me into temptation; I just joined Tree of Stitches. You work is beautiful as always, and you thread dying skills are wonderful.

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