Sunday, March 27, 2016

Stitchy weekend

Hello blog friends. A wonderful Easter evening to you and your family:)
Happiness is... having another finish! 
I put all other WIPs down for the rest of last week until I could finish...
 
 Yesteryear
by Little House Needleworks
16ct. Lite Oatmeal Aida 
 Some close-ups: 

 It has been 2.5 weeks since I last posted on Yesteryear but I've been picking it up on some days. I changed all the cream (712) into white because it gets lost on the fabric. I actually used 3 strands on those to make it more pronounced. I just have to imagine the peeps were into super-bleaching their clothes in the old times, lol.
 And since we have another finish for the month, I thought I'd extend this joyous moment with...
Another start, yippee!!! (you would really be such a stitching nerd if you guessed what that pattern is, haha).
It's 4 Prairie Schooler Santas which I've decided to stitch together on a 14ct natural aida. But this was tricky though, year 2005 is one square extra in width:( It's the one holding a quilt. I placed it on the lower left corner, be forewarned that one of Santa's fingers may look short, lol.

Thanks for visiting. Happy Stitching!

15 comments:

  1. Beautiful. Happy Easter to you. :)

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  2. Congrats on the gorgeous finish.

    Linda

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  3. Congratulations on your beautiful finish.

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  4. Yesteryear turned out so cute.
    Can't wait to see the PS Santas.
    Marilyn

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  5. Lovely finish! It really looks very striking. I've never seen this one before, it's unusual.
    Enjoy your new start and Happy Easter!

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  6. Congrats on the fantastic finish! Great new start. I look forward to watching it grow.

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  7. What a neat finish! Congratulations!

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  8. Congrats on the lovely finish!! :) Yes, happiness is another finish! Looking forward to your stitching on the new start.

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  9. Congratulations on the Happy Dance for Yesteryears. It is a lovely nostalgic piece.
    Of course I guessed straightaway about the PS designs, the gaps in the borders really gave it away. I simply matched them with the charts. NOT.

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  10. Yesteryear turned out great!

    I've never seen the PS Santas done together like that, what a neat idea.

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  11. Yesteryear is beautiful What a wonderful finish. Thank you for sharing. I have this in my TO START pile. Now it is even more tempting after seeing your finish.

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  12. I love it! It is such a fun design and it looks beautiful the way you have finished it:) I really hate when the thread colours kind of 'disappear' into the fabric, so I've been known to make some of those kind of changes too:) And of COURSE they wore crispy white clothes at that time lol!

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  13. Beautifully your finals! The nostalgic images have such a wonderful charm. The one with the white, I know only too well, therefore I embroider hardly on white linen.
    I hope you had nice Easter days and I am looking forward to your new embroidery. I could not guess .... laugh ...
    Greetings Sandra

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  14. Happy dance! Congrats on your latest finish :)

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  15. A great finish, I just love it.
    And a new start, and it will be Prairie Schooler. These Santas will look great together.

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