Tuesday, November 27, 2012

More Eye Candy!

 These pieces were made possible by the finishing skills of the very talented Claudia.  I only wish the  photos could show the real beauty of these ornaments.

First up is Christmas Rose by Nancy Pederson in the November 2011 issue of The Gift of Stitching magazine.  I used HDF fibers on a piece of opalescent Belfast linen.  Claudia made a pillow out of a golden raw silk fabric - just beautiful!

The next piece is French Square by Scissor Tail Designs.  I used HDF fibers on a piece of mystery linen.  I have since purchased many more designs from this designer - I love the elegance and simplicity of the designs.

Next up is the Mistletoe Ornament from this year's JCS ornament issue.  I used the recommended fibers and linen.  I'm too lazy to go downstairs and get the magazine to get the name of the piece or the designer.

This next design also came from this years JCS Ornament issue called His Gift from My Big Toe Designs - I used HDF fibers in my own conversion on a piece of mystery linen.


Next up is a shaped ornament  that is just charming.  This is a freebie, Noel 2012 couleurs from Broderies Passion .  I used HDF  fibers and mystery linen.

And finally, this little tree that I stitched long ago - I've forgotten the designer, but it is one of my favorites with the green, red and gold ribbons.  I know that I say everything is my favorite, but who could pick an absolute favorite?

And lastly, here is Part 2 of A Year in Cross Stitch:

I have been stitching on other stuff, but I can't stick with one project long enough to make noticeable progress.  So, with that, I will close.  Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving!

- Margaret C


Southpaw Stitcher said...

Love all your ornies! Beautiful stitching and finishing!

Shannon said...

Very beautiful!

Carol said...

Nice! Who is Claudia?

Brigitte said...

You are right - it's impossible to pick an absolute favourite. All these ornaments - and also those in your last post - are just beautiful, abd all of them so creatively finished.

Marie said...

Your ornaments are truly beautiful. I love the finish on His Gift from My Big Toe Designs and the gorgeous Little Tree design. Claudia is a talented finisher and you are a perfect stitcher!

I want to send you an note to thank you but I can't locate your email address...can you email me? The Peace, Love and Joy Drawn Thread ornament your sent is beautiful and such a wonderful surprise. I was so excited to receive an ornament from you and will thank you properly in an email.

Have a wonderful Christmas with your family and thank you again!