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My First Finish For 2015!

I did it!  I finally finished Autumn Snowman on January 19.  Here he is:

Autumn Snowman finishI still have to turn him into a bellpull, but for now, the stitching is finished and I am one happy camper!  The other night I picked up this which I had started in December for hubby.  I had only put a couple of stitches in until this week:

Nimue FairyIt is Fairy Dust by Nimue and hubby loved it when he saw it in a Local needlework shop.  I am stitching it on a Silkweaver Solo fabric, in 16ct Aida.  It shouldn’t take me too long to stitch, but I am still keeping up with the PR SAL and section 8 arrived in my email box yesterday.  I will show progress on that when I am finished stitching.  Come back tomorrow to see all of my Birthday mail that arrived in the last few days.  Lots of fun things!

20 thoughts on “My First Finish For 2015!

    1. Thank you, Good Woman. I did visit your blog and LOVE the stitch that you did post and the story behind it. Congratulations on your new blog and I look forward to visiting.

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  1. Thank you so much. Right now I am working on a project for my daughter’s birthday. It’s smaller with the saying “I love you more” which I designed myself. I needed to regroup a little after the big project. And now that I am blogging I am not finding much time to stitch–I really have to find the right balance.

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    1. Thanks Fawn. Yes, it does have 2 different whites. I’m ok with it. I will give him a bath before I finish him as I tend to stitch tight and he is a bit bumpy. Maybe it will help give the white a more even tone. If not, I’m ok with it.

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  2. Fawn, I usually don’t wash before framing unless there is a spot. But in this case, he is really bumpy because I tend to stitch tight and I did leave him on the scroll rods a bit long 😉 I am hoping to reshape him before I get to sewing on him to turn him into a bell pull. We shall see how it turns out. I’m not ready for that part yet, so I will post when I get it done.

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