Fair & Square Finishing Frenzy

I’ve been in a finishing frenzy the last couple of days. On Friday I received my gorgeous squares from Renee K, which led me to take out all the other squares that are rolled up in the drawer. Well, wasn’t there an uproar! They all complained very loudly about being neglected. So I decided to get them out of the drawer and finish them.

This is the finished pinkeep from Renee’s squares:

Exchange Square from Renee K

Exchange Square from Renee K

From Renee K - back of pinkeep

From Renee K - back of pinkeep

This is the finishing result of my last 4 Exchanges: left to right: Rnd 14 from Renee K; Rnd 6 from Christy; Rnd 13 from April K; Rnd 12 from Sharon V. My heartfelt gratitude to all my exchange partners for giving me such pleasure and joy. Those scrumptious colours just make my heart melt 🙂

Finished Far & Square Exchanges
Finished Far & Square Exchanges

Thanks to Jill and Vonna who’ve kept the  Fair & Square Friendship Exchange well organise and a pleasure to be in. Wish I could join more groups, but  right now I can only commit to 2.

 See how the newly made pinkeeps  have proudly taken their place with other items in my basket of smalls.

My ever grwing basket of smalls

My ever growing basket of smalls

 And now I must hasten away! I’m preparing for an important anniversary 😉

May your stitching  bring joy into  your life
Pokua

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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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8 comments on “Fair & Square Finishing Frenzy
  1. Gaynor says:

    They are all really beautiful. Such lovely colours and they all seem to go together really well!

  2. Anna S. says:

    I LOVE your basket of smalls! Mine are still growing, they’re still small (the two baskets, I mean)… 🙂

  3. Anna S. says:

    I LOVE your basket of smalls! Mine are still growing, they’re still small (the two baskets, I mean)… 🙂

  4. Lisa V says:

    Beautiful finishes! I just love the way you do your ribbons on top.

  5. Daniela says:

    Your basket of small is very impressive, I love it a lot.

  6. Pokua, what a wonderful tribute to your dad. My dad is also still present in my life everyday. Amazing license plate! Too cool!

  7. Myra says:

    You do make the most gorgeous pinkeeps and I am so happy to own one. It sits in my living room and I see it every day. Love the basket full of smalls, they make such a nice presentation.

  8. Cindy F. says:

    Oh my goodness! You have been busy! and you’ve done such beautiful finishing work! Love them all!!

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2012 Stitching Plans

1. WIPs - finish 4:
- DT Sampler Game Board
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