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Saturday, 21 March 2015

Finishes

Well, I finally made myself sit down and finish off some stitched projects. It was a slow process but I got there in the end. Two of these I can't show yet as they are for exchanges but the other two I can as they have been received.

First up is my double sided ornament of Anna and Elsa from Frozen. These were free mini projects from the Crafty Guild. I knew I had to finish these, sooner rather than later, as the tastes of a 2 year old girl can change quickly. Thankfully, Disney's Frozen is still popular.

Else - Crafty Guild
stitched on 28ct white evenweave
Anna - Crafty Guild
stitched on 28ct white evenweave

It was the birthday of a dear friend during the week so I stitched Lizzie Kate's 'Dogs leave paw prints'. This is the third time I've stitched this, so I think most of my dog loving family and friends have now got one. 

Dogs leave paw prints - Lizzie Kate
stitched on 28ct Permin Sandstone

Since it was St Patrick's Day last Tuesday, I baked a Porter Cake for my sewing group which met on Thursday. Most of the ladies were surprised to be served a cake which included Guinness but it was successful. Everyone took a second piece of the cake as well as a copy of the recipe I had used. Since I don't often bake, I was very pleased that they liked it. No photo of the cake as I never thought to take one.

I'm away for a few days next week but when I get back, I will be stitching on Alpine Seasons Garden again. It has been neglected during the past two months.





10 comments:

  1. Love your cute doggy finish. Nice stitching

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  2. This flat fold is looking gorgeous. And the gift for the two year old will thrill her, I'm sure.

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  3. Well done on the finishing......you know my problems, lol! I think a sequel is coming out so you should be okay.....!

    Looking forward to cheering you on again with Alpine Gardens.......

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  4. Beautiful stitching and finishing Mary:-)

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  5. Beautiful stitching and finishing Mary:-)

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  6. A lovely collection of stitching and finishing Mary.

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  7. Congrats on your finishes. I really like the pawprints one... adorable.

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