Another Finish(or Two)!

Finish No. 1: Fair & Square Exchange piece for Dani. A small packet coming your way soon, Dani. Hope you like it as much as I enjoyed stitching it!

Finish No. 2: In keeping with my 2007 focus on finishing my stitched pieces, I decided to fish out and finish a piece I stitched 2 years or so ago.  It’s Sweet Valentines by The Sweetheart Tree – an easy to stitch but charming pattern. The chart came with the most beautiful heart shaped ‘I love you’ charm. In keeping with the theme, I embellished the tassel with a white shell heart-shaped bead and some clear beads. I think I’m starting to get the hang of curved needles, lacing and cording… took me much less time with this one.

Happy stitching to all my fellow stitcher/bloggers! 😉

Certified X-stitch addict and lover of tea, fabrics and beads. I work in the vocational education and training sector and in my spare time potter around in the garden growing roses. I'm mum to two adult children of whom I'm very proud.

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7 comments on “Another Finish(or Two)!
  1. Barbara says:

    oooohhhhh – Gorgeous finishes!

  2. xangles says:

    Thank you, Barbara. What happening your way? Stitching anything interesting?

  3. peacefultime says:

    Hi Pokua,
    Your pinkeep so beautiful!!Tassel with a white shell heart-shaped bead and some clear beads are very wonderful!!Your stich is great.


  4. Monique says:

    Pretty finish! And your cord hanger looks great at the top… that’s the part that always gives me trouble 🙂

  5. xangles says:

    Hi, Monique – I also had a bit of a challenge. I made a smaller cord and passed it through the cord around the ornament before I stitched it to the ornament. Hope that helps…

  6. wyora says:

    Absolutely gorgeous finish! I love the tassel and how you embellished it.

  7. xangles says:

    You can tell I love embellishing tassels? I think it adds a special touch…

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A certified cross stitch addict who is mad about samplers and loves working with hand-dyed fabric, variegated threads and embellishments. Stitching keeps me sane.

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2012 Stitching Plans

1. WIPs - finish 4:
- DT Sampler Game Board
- Workbasket's Trellis (done)
- DT Morning Glory
- LK ABC Lessons

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Dutch Strawberries - TGH
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