Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Woohoo, some finishes!

I've actually managed to finish stitching two gifts well ahead of time. I'm feeling pretty chuffed about this, but the real test will be actually turning them into something to give, that's not rushed and finished so-so.

Here's my first one, The Cat's Whiskers 'Heartstrings'. I was going to frame it, but I'm thinking of turning it into a cushion (pillow) now, with some pretty floral fabric, yet to be purchased.

This next one is Blackbird Design's 'Savoir Faire', a freebie with purchase from 'The Stitching Post'

I 'visually' converted the required GAST & WDW threads to Vikki Clayton's silks,which are lovely to stitch with. I'm going to make this into a floss tag.

This one is Glory Bee's 'Childproof', the first piece I've managed to stitch for myself since 2001!

And my first beading finish for the year, a pendant for moi! Freebie pattern and supplies from using Swarovski crystals and sterling silver findings.

The supplies arrived before Christmas and I've been procrastinating about making it. It seemed too hard to make, and it was lol, I nearly gave up part way through, cos I couldn't quite get it right. Didn't turn out too bad after all!

Happy Stitching!


Bronny said...

Love 'Childproof' - have to investigate that design for myself - lovely stitching

Nancy*Glory Bee said...

Childproof looks wonderful. Hopefully you'll find time to stitch more for yourself now.....Nancy