Friday, December 26, 2008

Some More Christmas Finishes

Hope everyone had a safe and happy Christmas filled with moments to treasure...
Well, I have a number of finishes to show to you tonight. It's hard to decide what to begin with, maybe with my favorite designer, Just Nan.
I finished stitching "Peace" by Just Nan and already had it framed. I only forgot to take some pictures of the sampler before framing.
Another design which is called "Christmas Rose" was finished a little while ago but if you look at the pictures attentively, you will notice that these two designs have the same roses and snowflakes - they are good companions. So now they are together:
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And I also want to show you some of my new designs which I finished a couple of days ago. I continued working on "Christmas Ornaments"and created two more designs which were made into a box top and an Icicle ornament.
"Love" Box Top:
"LOVE" Icicle ornament -it's a little too hard to take good pictures of these Icicles because of their shape. Here is best of what I could do:
And a picture of the whole "Christmas Ornaments" theme:
And two more ornaments to show. I made these "Snowflake" ornaments using the same design for them but stitched them on different colors of the fabric. If you remember I did the same with one of my autumn designs and everybody noted how the background color change the look of the design. Here is the Blue Snowflake ornament:
And here is the White Snowflake ornament :
Both Snowflake ornaments:
Which of the snowflakes looks better? I really do not know, they are like kids for me - I love them both. :-))
If you are interested in buying any of my designs, send me an e-mail please. My e-mail address is in my Profile. Thank you.
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I was asked if biscornus are my favorite smalls.
- Well, I like them but they are not my favorites. I will, probably, make my next post about my favorite smalls. :-)
Stay tuned!

Thank you everyone for interesting comments, special thank you for the new readers who commented on my works. I really appreciate this.
Happy stitching to everyone!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Christmas Biscornus and more

Thank you so much for those who stopped by and left comments on my "NOEL Ornaments" and sent me e-mails. It is so interesting to read your messages, they are so inspiring! I did not have much time for visiting blogs - sorry. But I will keep up with reading your blogs and visiting blogs of my new visitors during the next two days.
A special thank you for those who bought my designs. I do hope you enjoy stitching them.
* * * * * * Today I will show you some more Christmas projects which I designed and have been working on for the last two weeks. My husbands wants me to write that he has been helping me very hard :-). He sure has :-). My dear husband is my first and very strict critic, he also has a title of my personal artistic adviser.
Here is the picture of some projects which I stitched up:
The projects belong to two themes: "Love" and "Hearts & Snowflakes". These designs differ in style from "NOEL Ornaments". Besides, there are a few specialty stitches in the new designs, and I used DMC Precious Metal Effects and some Mill Hill beads to add some sparkle to the projects.
Here are some pictures of "Love" Biscornu:
I also made this pattern into an ornament and I have already sent it off to one of my friends:I also made a design for an Icicle ornament in this theme but did not have enough time to stitch it. I will do it later because I think these icicles look great on a Christmas tree.
And here are pictures of "Hearts & Snowflakes" Biscornu:

"Hearts & Snowflakes" Icicle ornament, its top and bottom views:I enjoyed working on these themes: these vibrant colors do create a Christmas spirit, don't they?

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My address is in my profile.

Happy & Merry stitching to everyone!