Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Gifts Completed!

I have 2--yes 2 Completed Finishes.  Both are gifts and were referenced in my March 24th post.  First off is Dolly Mama.  I had a lot of fun stitching her and then got hung up on my finish. Had planned to give her away for Christmas 2012, but she wound up being a 2013 Birthday Gift.  This is truly a momentous occasion as I'd never put any of my stitches onto a tote bag before and it has been YEARS since I stitched a bag.  Special thank you to my friend Lari for finding a bag tutorial that a novice seemstress like myself could follow.  I'm so pleased with the results!!!  What do you think?

Dolly Tote

My 2nd Completed Gift is the tea towel I showed you back in March.  Two very sweet stitchers (Linda & Karen) whom I have never met but are in the crossstich forum with me came over to my blog and gave me the advise I needed to complete the towel.  Upon their advise I used DMC 3064 for the center of the circles. And here it is all finished.


I should have ironed it first :D
Thank you for taking the time to read my update.  Hope you've enjoyed your time here.  I look forward to reading your comments.  Happy Stitching =)

Monday, April 1, 2013

No Foolin


Happy April Fools Day!  No Foolin,  I have another ornament finish! Remember this little guy from Jan 2012?  Nah, didn't figure you did.   I almost forgot him myself :
Ornament #2 2013

I've also made some progress on his buddy.  

Jan 2012

April 1 2013
I had high hopes last year, but life got in the way and dashed them.  This year my mantra is FINISH! And Finish I shall.  Until next time my friends.  Happy Stitching =)

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