Monday, April 24, 2017

1 Framed, 2 Reframed and 2 Finishes

Framed


Rainy Day Cardinal
Handblessings - Eileen Gurak Needlework Designs
28ct Caribbean Blue PTP, GAST Threads, Mill Hill Beads, 
#12 Pearl Cotton DMC Thread, Ladybug Charm
Stitched 2 over 2
Started 01/05/17
Completed 01/28/17
Number of Days Spent Stitching on This Piece - 8
04/2017 Mounted, Laced and Framed by Myself
Hangs in my Living Room

Reframed

From this...


To this...

Brown with grey on frame.


Baby Koala
 DMC kit
 28ct Light Blue Lugana and threads provided in the kit
Stitched 2 over 2
Completed 04/03/13
Framed By - Frame Shop, Monticello, Iowa
04/2017 - Reframed by Hobby Lobby
Hangs in my Living Room

Amid Amish Life

From this...paint was starting to peel...


To this...


Amid Amish Life
Cross Stitch and Country Crafts April-August 1987 Issues
14ct Light Blue Aida with DMC threads
Stitched 2 over 1
Completed December 2010
Framed by - Ben Franklin, Iowa City, Iowa
04/2017 Reframed by Hobby Lobby
Hangs in my Living Room

Finishes


Inspirations
Heart in Hand Needleart
28ct Ivory Lugana, GAST and WDW Threads
Stitched 2 over 2
Started 01/04/17
Completed 03/29/17
Number of Days Spent Stitching on This Piece - 19
Frame Has Been Ordered - Will do the Mounting, Lacing and Framing Myself

Charts available (no cost for charts or postage) if another stitcher would like to do this design.  Do have the border chart, is marked on but is in good condition.  Will be mailed in small manila envelope.

Made a few changes with this design.  I didn't stitch the bird or flower in its beak. Used buttons instead.  Didn't stitch the flowers below the girl, used button flowers. Used small beads for buttons on her boot and duck's eye.

This is a second time stitch for me.  First one I stitched, gifted it to another person who saw the finish and really liked it.  Felt she would appreciate it and would display it in her home.


February
Gloria and Pat (Precious Moments) Angelove Booklet #18
28ct Ray of Light Lugana with DMC Threads, Embellishments 
Stitched 2 over 2
Started 04/03/17
Completed 04/23/17
Number of Days Spent Stitching on This Piece - 18
04/24/2017 - Frame Has Been Ordered, Will Do the Mounting, Lacing and Framing Myself