Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Ready For The Halloween!

What I know for sure is that I did not choose this design - it chose me the moment I saw it. I've never stitched fairies before but this one is so charming and captvating I could not resist. I am speaking about Halloween Fairy by Nora Corbett. Here she is :

I stitched it on 32 Natural Linen. Before stitching I painted the fabric to enhance the Moon light on the fairy's face and shoulders and to show the intricate shadows the Moon light casts around the fairy.


I enjoyed stitching my first ever fairy so much and, of course, there will be another one! I already know which but the material list for the pattern is sooo long with some "exotic" ribbons which I have never heard of. . . Well, I do not think I will start the other fairy very soon. Now a happy dance and we are ready to go to the framing shop!

Thank you for stopping by and leaving comments, they are always inspiring. Happy stitching to everyone!

! P.S. ! Pumpkin is organizing Breast Cancer Fighters' RR. Please visit her blog for more detail !

33 comments:

Понечка said...

Оля, как мне нравится эта Норина ведьмочка! А она большого размера получилась, не подскажешь?

Olenka's Stitches said...

Надя,
Спасибо! Ну, только она не ведьмочка, она - лапочка феечка, у нее крылья еще растут. Размеры:
122 х 187; на 32-м номере получается 19,4 см х 29,5 см .
Halloween Fairy Size:
122w x 187h; 7 5/8" x 11 5/8" .

hohla said...

Оль! Как красиво!!! Очень нравится надпись - воздушная , как поток ветра!

Понечка said...

спасибо, Оля! Ну, феечка так феечка :) Действительно, по названию так :) Размерчик в лучших традициях мирабилии :) Очень красиво получилось!

Olenka's Stitches said...

Cпасибо, девочки! Ну, традиций я не знаю, первая она у меня.
Оля, а как тебе понравился разрисованный лен?

hohla said...

Лен нравится !!! Он отлично выделил тыквы и саму феечку! Я просто как увидела надпись (мое слабое место)- все внимание ушло к ней, будто движение в картине появилось!!!Это ты сама покрасила?

:)Я тут для желудей тоже немного покрасила, сегодня в блог загружу.

Loreta said...

Wow! She is for me one of the most beautiful fairies of Nora Corbett! Gorgeous!

Nataliya said...

Вот здорово! Знаешь, года три назад я просто "заболела" Норой, купила бисер и крейник на 12 дизайнов! Но потом...потом перегорела, наверно. Но всё равно, мне нравятся очень многие её феечки! И эта тоже чудесная! Очень буду ждать оформленную!

Faby said...

Oh, she looks fabulous !!! I love the way you enhanced the linen by painting it. What a clever idea!

Irishenchantment said...

hi olenka congratulations on the happy dance i love that fairy she is beautiful!

i also love your recent exchange gift sooo lovely :)

Yuko said...

Ohhh, Olga!
What a beautiful finish!
I couldn't resist to order this one either, it's my first fairly, too!
I have no time this year, so want to stitch her for the next year!
Your painting idea is wonderful, and it looks so beautiful!
Congratulations, and I can't to wait to see her in the frame!

staci said...

Gorgeous! You've done a wonderful job!

Dovilė said...

So elegant and stylish, congrats!

dany said...

I love this fairy
Beautiful !
Je t'embrasse et te souhaite une belle soirée

Tracy said...

This piece is absolutely stunning, it is so very gorgeous! Great work!

Thank you for your heartfelt sentiments, they mean so much to me!

Sally said...

She is stunning! I love the way you painted your fabric.

Nicola said...

I'm not usually one for fairies or Halloween but I have to say this one has a certain charm about her. Well done on a gorgeous finish and I love what you did with the fabric.

Nancy said...

I just finished this one too! So nice to see another completed. I think I enjoyed it as much as you did! Here is my link: http://ndmurdock.multiply.com/photos/album/62/2008_Finishes#39

Carol R said...

Beautiful fairy Olga

Sharon said...

Simply stunning! Congrats!

Olga said...

your fairy is stunning!!!! fantastic work and i luv the your choice of fabric and you did an excellent job with the painting of the fabric!!!!!!!! luv the pics too :o)
luv from olga (uk)

vEr0n!c@ said...

The more finishes I saw of this fairy, the more beautiful I think she is which makes me want to stitch her even more. I'm soooo kicking myself for not ordering the magazine earlier.

Your Trick & Treat Fairy is totally gorgeous. I love the fabric you chose for her. It's perfect. Congratulations!

Mylene said...

wow! The piece is simply beautiful!!! Congrats on the finish.

Andrea said...

A beautiful finish.

Bliss said...

She's absolutely gorgeous!!!

Janaina said...

So very pretty! Well done! =)

Carla said...

Stunning!! Love the fabric!!

Pumpkin said...

Olga, she is INCREDIBLE!!!! Congrats on your beautiful finish! I was wondering about the fabric before I read about what you did. Very creative and it adds such a nice touch to your lovely girl :o)

Thank you for the plug for my Breast Cancer RR :o)

Joei said...

It's very lovely. Congrats!

Solstitches said...

What a beautiful finish.
I love how your fabric turned out.

Cindy F. said...

I know exactly what you mean! I have never cared about stitching a fairy, but this one I will have to!
Beautiful finish...and love your fabric!
Cindy F./TX

Marie said...

I love this fairy too and will stitch it certainly in a near future.

Jean said...

I have never been a fan of fairies until I saw yours! It's absolutely gorgeous.

I wondered how you painted the fabric - what medium did you use?
If you feel like answering you can email me at proudmom3jw@gmail or visit my blog and leave a message.
http://nightstitcherjean.blogspot.com