Thursday, June 24, 2010

Happy Dancin'

Everybody, get out your dancin' shoes! I have finished stitching the Wiehenburg Contest Sampler. And I love it! I used SilkWeaver's Tranquility 28ct Lugana and Sulky Threads 12wt Peacock Plume. It's turned out so lovely and I bet you can't even find my MAJOR foo-paw. Yep! I found one last night just as I was finishing and I've decided not to rip it out. Can you see where I personalized it? Along with my initials, which are both B, I added a bee and a butterfly. Both of these have crowns above them so I'm calling them Queen Bee and Monarch Butterfly. (BTW, that white mark in the upper right is NOT on the fabric!)

Have decided I need to work on some smalls for a bit. Maybe try some finishing techniques as I have at this count 27 ornaments sitting in my 'little drawer of finishes'. And, I'm still not caught up on my LHN monthly ornaments or the Bride's Tree ornaments. So many goodies calling my name plus the ever-growing stash acquisitions. What's a girl to do? Where does all my time go? Whew!

Thanks for stopping by & sharing in my dancin'.

9 comments:

  1. Dancin, dancin, dancin! (dancin' with you!) Beautiful finish!

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  2. WOW, it's absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations!

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  3. A beautiful finish!!

    I am behind on the LHN ornament series, too!

    Looking forward to seeing your ornament finishes. My pillows always end up "wonky".

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  4. What a beautiful stitching, you can proud on it
    greetings from the Netherlands Anita

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  5. Congratulations, this is a wonderful finish. And I've just looked at the pictures you show in one of your previous posts. What a great region you live in.

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  6. It is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Well-done!!! :D Cathryn

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  7. Exquisite and skillfully rendered! The Sulky thread is very nice. Love your blog, & check in often!

    I have a blog & a nice give away for the Summer, please check it out at: http://www.silverthreadsgoldenneedle.blogspot.com/ Have a marvelous Summer,, will keep stopping by!

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