A Quaker Finish

Hi, Stitching Friend!

I mentioned in my last post that I’d found my turbo needles. To prove it, here’s another finished piece hot off the press. It is my  pleasure to introduce Willie’s Quaker Square 7, by Monasterium Designs (The Gift of Stitching Issue 29, June 2008).

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Willie's Quaker Square 7; stitched with DMC 115 on Taupe Belfast linen

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Willie's Quaker Square 7 - up close

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Willie's Quaker 7 - love that cheeky little bird!

This one, together with my finished Kindness Sampler, is waiting on framing supplies that need to be purchased. In the meantime, I’ve started another quaker in another colour – will keep you posted.

Happy Stitching 😉
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 “A Quaker Finish
  1. Vinniey says:

    It’s beautiful, Pokua. Always love to see your works. 🙂

  2. Barbara says:

    Oh my gosh, I remember how much I loved that series when it first appeared in the magazine, and then I forgot all about them. Now I want to stitch them straight off! LOL!

  3. Gaynor says:

    I have finally made you a little something…your needles go oh so much quicker than ming hehe. It will be for xmas and I promise to remember birthdays lol.
    I love the sampler, love the colours. Very vibrant. I know I have asked before, but could I have your addy: I am blonde and I tidy up and lose things lol.
    stitcheranonatyahoodotcodotuk

  4. Natalija says:

    Pokua, it’s so beautiful 🙂 The color is just amazing, what kind of thread did you use?

  5. Valerie says:

    Beautiful quaker finish! I love the red floss you chose.

  6. Patti says:

    Love love love the Quaker and you are so right cause boy oh boy are your needles ever smoking!
    Love
    Patti xxx

  7. xangles says:

    To answer Natalija’s question – I stitched with just good old dependable DMC 115.

  8. deibpia says:

    Love your beautiful Quaker finish.
    DMC 115 is one of my favorites.

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