Sunday, September 27, 2020

Stitch Guide Sunday-Christmas Street Scene



Today's canvas is Christmas Street Scene by Alice Peterson

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Another section


I completed the next section of stitching.  Lots of great stitches but a lot of counting!

 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Stitch Guide Sunday-Cozy Cottage!

 




Today's canvas is Cozy Cottage by Debbie Mumm for Melissa Shirley Designs

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

Stitch Guide Sunday-Halloween Witch


Today's canvas is Halloween Witch by Shelly

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Star and some stripes



I finished the stripes by filling in the centers with a modified Rhodes stitch.  Next I did the star pattern.  Another cloudy day makes for drab photos!

Monday, September 7, 2020

Starting section C


Finally a photo that is closer the actual colors!  I have started section C with the lines on the right.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Stitch Guide Sunday-Janie!







Today's canvas is Janie by Leigh Designs

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The second design


I have started the second design.  The outline and inner two rows are floss, but the second line in is Kreinik!

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The first band


Unfortunately the photo of the background fabric is not true to color.  It is blue! The first pattern uses an over-dyed blue, then DMC floss colors.


Monday, August 31, 2020

jSome counted work


I have had this Loretta Spears design in the stash for a looong time.  I am going to work the design on blue as depicted on the right.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Sunday Stitch Guide- High Tea

Today's canvas is High Tea by Ann Kagi for Patti Mann

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Black Raspberry Cream finished!



Black Raspberry Cream is finished.  All six of the candies are done and I just need to start finishing them.

Monday, August 24, 2020

Black Raspberry Cream


Black Raspberry Cream is the last candy to stitch.  Canvas by Melissa Shirley.  The top brown background is all tent stitches and the band is Woven stitch using Trebizond.

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Stitch guide Sunday-Queen of Hearts!


Today's canvas is Queen of Hearts by Sandra Vargas from Ruth Schmuff. 
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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020

Walnut Cream


Made more progress on the Walnut Cream candy today....more Neon Rays for the background and Silk Lame' Braid Petite for the accent.

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Stitch guide Sunday-Raven!


Today's canvas is Raven by Sandra Vargas from Ruth Schmuff. 
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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Next up!


This is the Walnut Cream by Melissa Shirley.  I have started working the background with Neon Rays in basketweave.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Cinnamon Heart candy


I am working am overall heart pattern for the Cinnamon Hearts background.
I will turn the pattern for the other three sides.

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Stitch Guide Sunday-The Carolers


Today's canvas is The Carolers by Curtis Boehringer.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Finished and another one!


The Spearmint candy is finished by the ribbon flower and leaves.  Next up is the Cinnamon Heart Candy

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Stitch Guide Sunday--Cardinals in Poinsettias


Today's canvas is Cardinals in Pointsettias by Liz Goodrick-Dillon, Design #LGDP 507

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Spearmint Candy


And this one is the Spearmint candy by Melissa Shirley Designs.  Working the background with Flair.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

All the nougat


The nougat and the outline is all done.  Next to finish the other three edges of the chocolate.

Monday, July 27, 2020

One quarter done


The dark brown edge is Petite Very Velvet.  The outline of the Neon Rays almonds is another color of Petite Very Velvet.  The copper highlights are Gold Rush 18.

Almond Nougat


Next up is the Almond Nougat candy by Melissa Shirley Designs.

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Stitch guide Sunday_--Magnolias!


Today's canvas is Magnolias by Kirk and Hamilton, #RH135
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Friday, July 24, 2020

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Cherry Chocolate


I am embarrassed by how long this has been sitting in my stash.  I bought several of Melissa Shirley's candies to stitch and then other pieces took over.  Time to get these done.  This is the cherry chocolate and the Neon Rays is all in place.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Stitch Guide Sunday-Flower Cart


Today's canvas is Flower Cart by Melissa Shirley Designs, #102. 

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

Boots


The boots are all done in Petite Very Velvet and the gray line is floss!  The pants are done in the wool and Kreinik highlights.  Just the eyebrows, mustache, beard and hair to go.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Witches Brew & Spiders Legs




These are the last two pieces in the finishing box!  Witches Brew and Spiders Legs by Kirk and Bradley.  Finishing by Cindy McKown.....so cute, covered in bats, spiders and webs!

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The rest of the Tree ornaments


The witch oval is by Kathy Schenkel, Halloween Ghost is by Needle Deeva, Witch Hat with Candy corn is by Associated Talent, Boo square is by Painted Pony.  Finishing by Cindy McKown.



Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Four for the Halloween Tree


The Halloween Star and Harlequin Star are by Associated Talents.  The Cat in Candy Corn and Witch Hat with Star are by ACOD.  Finishing by Cindy McKown.  Do enlarge the photo to see the little details she added to the ribbons!