Wanderer's to the Cabin

Sunday, May 20, 2012

A Speciality Stitch Finish

I'm happy with the way it turned out but am less than thrilled with the coverage in the Kloster Blocks using #8 Pearl Cotton. 
Oh well, I didn't want to pull all that back out at the time. 
I'm sure that I'll stitch this design again at some time.


 Designer: Abi Gurden
Finished: April 2012
Stitched on 28ct. white Lugana using DMC #5 and #8 Pearl Cotton
in #321 and floss in #115 varigated red and #94 varigated green with
petite gold Mill Hill beads.
I changed things up a bit by adding a few more beads, filling in the small
hearts with satin stitch and adding a scalloped edge to the kloster
block edge. I also added doves eyes in the shape of a heart to the center.

 Haven't had much stitching mojo lately so not much to post about, but I hope to remedy that soon.

Thanks for stopping by and having a look around and thank you so much for all the comments that you leave behind after your visits. They always warm my heart.

Take Care Everyone & Happy Stitchin'
Hugs, Sandy

18 comments:

  1. Lovely, Sandy! It looks so pretty! Hope your stitching mojo comes back soon! Thanks for sharing!

    Melissa J.

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  2. your specialty stitching turned out wonderful

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  3. Your heart is gorgeous!!! I like the changes you made.

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  4. I think it turned out fabulous. I really like Abi's designs too. :)

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  5. You did a great job on it. Don't see the coverage problem.

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  6. Very pretty piece. I love the colors.

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  7. Love the colors you used Sandy. It looks beautiful!!

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  8. Sandy I love the stitching. Hope you get your stitching mojo back soon.

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  9. It's beautiful! I think you did a wonderful job with it. I hope your mojo is back to normal soon.

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  10. Wow, this looks absolutely gorgeous! Good job...looks like it was hard.

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  11. That is really pretty.

    Marl

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  12. Pretty finish, Sandy. I agree with you on the #8.

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  13. Beautiful! Really like the red you chose and extra beads? Always a good thing!

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  14. I hate to comment, but for your post i am going to give it a try. You have gained a loyal reader my friend

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  15. Very pretty finish. I know what it is like to loose your mojo. I just got mine back recently and I can't seem to find time to do my chores now, lol!!

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