Sunday, July 06, 2008

Two Finishes!

I had a very productive day yesterday! I went stitching at Keep Em in Stitches in Summerville. I met Teresa there, a girl I met at Amy's. We had a lot of fun! I definitely would like to go back again. While I was there I finished "Pie" the fifth block in the Sweet Treats series.

CCN "Pie" Sweet Treats #5

I also worked on "Quilting" and got it finished up last night after I got home...

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Little House Needleworks "Quilting"
Fabric: 32 ct. Vintage Lentil
Threads: Crescent Colours
Started: 6/26/08 - Finished: 7/5/08


And of course I couldn't go to a cross stitch shop without picking up a couple of things. I got the first two patterns in the new Lizzie Kate Christmas Spirit Double Flips. I also got some fabric for it - 28 ct. Heritage Cashel. A new over-dyed linen. I really liked it in the store, but when I got home I wasn't too sure. So now I'm trying to decide which fabric to use. I put all my choices in a set. Please help me decide!!

19 comments:

  1. I like the coffee dyed fabric best, followed by the maple sugar.

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  2. Hi Nicole:

    I love the maple sugar best I think. They are all beautiful but that one is my favorite. Your Quilting turned out so pretty!

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  3. I'd pick the Maple Sugar, too... closely followed by the Lambswool Jobelan.

    I'm impresed you got that much done! I tend to stitch even LESS when I go to stitching things. Too much talking and eating I guess LOL

    I didn't realize you were close to Keep 'Em in Stitches! Please tell Rita "hello" for me next time you pop in :)

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  4. I really like the maple sugar, followed by the lambswool. I am on an automatic program for these. I am anxiously awaiting the first designs, fabric, and threads. I think this will be such a fun stitch.
    I love your finishes. Quilting is in my WIP pile too.
    Love your blog. I don't comment often, but I am always inspired by your projects. :)
    Kellie

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  5. I like the maple sugar too, then the Lambswool Jobelan.

    You had a productive holdiay!

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  6. My first choice would be Maple Sugar and then Lambswool. The Heritage one looks a bit 'gray' if you know what I mean.

    You got some beautiful stitching done yesterday. Very pretty.

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  7. Congrats on the two finishes :-)
    I went to see your choice and I like the maple sugar the best. Where did you get that fabric? Is it a hand-dyed or one that you made?

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  8. I'm with the majority...I like the Maple Sugar and then the Lambswool.
    Your stitching is beautiful, I'm always fascinated how quickly you get your projects finished!

    Joanne

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  9. WOW, that's such an achievement!!

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  10. Hey Nicole. Great finishes! I like the coffee dyed fabric the best. Can't wait to see your L*K progress!

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  11. They are both beautiful finishes, Nicole. Congratulations!

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  12. Your Quilting looks great. I love how these overdyes make everyone's piece look a bit different. Your's is lovely. And that fifth sweet treat looks good enough to eat. As always, you amaze me. Like your Lizzie Kate, too. I think I'd have gone with the Heritage cashel, makes the colors pop.

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  13. One more to go after Pie and the whole piece will be done :D Would love to see a picture of the whole design.

    Quilting is pretty too. Guess you'll be getting the whole series as well? ^.^

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  14. Both finishes are great, I love them! I have Guilting too in my to do list.

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  15. I love Quilting so much! It's very pretty. Your Sweet Treats 'Pie' is lovely also. Great finishes Nicole!!!

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  16. Lovely finishes as always your stitching is perfect.

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  17. Your Sweet Treats PIE is lovely. I like them all.

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  18. Two beautiful finishes! I ironed my fabric for Sweet Treats this weekend, so I am all ready to start!

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