Fair Square Finishing

For Fair & Square Round 21 (Oct 2010?) ShelleyP sent me the cutest squares which have been waiting patiently in my finishing drawer.  A couple of weekends ago, it came time and this is is how it all turned out… Gorgeous! 

Edited to add: The design is  “Animal Samplings” by Hillside Samplings.

Fair Square from ShelleyP

Fair Square ribbon detail

Thank you, Shelley!

I have two more fair squares in the drawer to finish, then I’m all up to date.  My squares for Round 23 are stitched and ready for mailing to my partner before the end of this week.  Round 24 is a Blackbird Designs round and I’m really looking forward to it.

By the way, Jill  – Purple Peacock – who manages the Fair Square Exchange Group is taking new membership applications to revive the group.  If you’re looking for a fun, well organised and rewarding exchange to be a part of contact Jill – details on Fair Square Exchange blog.

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 “Fair Square Finishing
  1. Jill says:

    Hi Pokua!
    I love those squares and you did a beautiful job finishing them. Do you happen to know the designer? I haven’t seen that peacock before.
    Thanks for giving the Fair Square blog a shout. I wish we could get more interest.
    Happy Stitching!

  2. Brigitte says:

    That’s a wonderful finish. Just a couple of days ago I had this chart in my hands and put it on my soon-to-be-stitched pile.

  3. letrecivette says:

    Perfect!
    Monica

  4. staci says:

    That pinkeep did turn out gorgeous! I love how perfectly the ribbon matches the design!!!

  5. Lynda says:

    Love how you finished these squares!

  6. Shelley says:

    It is lovely. The ribbon is PERFECT, and your finishing is beautiful! I think this is the first time I’ve seen on of my squares finished – thank you!

  7. Barbara says:

    LOVE this, Pokua!!

  8. Dani says:

    Wow, beatufiully finished and stitched!

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