Finishes 2014

37. Biscornu for Mii's Christmas Biscornu Exchange, for my partner Marie-Madeleine
Christmas Wreath biscornu by Faby Reilly
Stitched on 14 count iridescent white aida
with recommended DMC threads and Mill Hill beads

36. Another CCN Classic Ornament

Snow Love by Country Cottage Needleworks
stitched on 32 count Petit Point Linen in Raw/White
with recommended DMC, Classic Colorworks and GAST threads
and finished with a JABCO button

35. And the final one!

34. And my second...

33. My first Prairie Schooler design!
The Night Before Christmas by Prairie Schooler
as seen in Cross Stitch Collection magazine
Stitched on Zweigart 14 count dirty aida
with recommended DMC threads

32. Yet another mini finish
DMC Make A Wish Pirate kit
Stitched on 14 count aida with DMC threads

31. Another ornament when I get round to finishing it properly.
Dear Santa by Country Cottage Needleworks
Stitched on Lakeside Linen's 32 count Light Exemplar Linen
with recommended DMC and GAST threads and JABCO button

30. Another mini...
Helz Cuppleditch Kitty design
Cover kit with WOCS magazine
Stitched using included materials

29. Another Christmas finish courtesy of MMMM
Decorating the Tree by Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe
stitched on 28 count mystery linen with VMSS threads

28. My first ever SAL piece - finished!
Halloween Mystery SAL 2014 by stitchersanon
Stitched on 28 count Polstitches Stormy Skies linen
with DMC 310, three over two

27. The first pinkeep I stitched for Kim's Halloween Exchange - for my exchange partner Melanie
Alphabet Pumpkin by JBW Designs

26. For my elder son who loves reading - I call him my bookworm!
Bookworm Bookmark kit by Vervaco

25. The glue has now dried and it looks much better!
Floral circle
Cover kit from WOCS magazine
Stitched using included materials

24. Getting into the Christmas mood...
Snowman hoop
From Cross Stitcher magazine
Stitched using included materials (cover kit)
23. More MMMM!
Emily Peacock bookmark
From Cross Stitcher magazine
Stitched using included materials

22. Some Christmas cards courtesy of Mega Mini Month Madness
Margaret Sherry Mice cards
chart from WOCS magazine
Stitched with included materials

21. Something to add to my tree.
Angels by Country Cottage Needleworks
Stitched on 32 count Wichelt Lambswool Linen
with recommended DMC and Classic Colorworks thread
and JABCO button

20. Second biscornu ever...
Biscornu #635 by The Floss Box
Stitched on 14 count ecru aida
using DMC threads and button by Nathy Creations


19. My first attempt at a biscornu!
Halloween Biscornu by Tiny Modernist
Stitched on 14 count white aida
with DMC threads and JABCO button

18. This was an exchange piece for Joelle in Mii's Tutti Frutti Exchange...
Card design from Cross Stitch Collection
Stitched on 28 count mystery linen
with recommended DMC threads

Wee Fruits by Wee Little Stitches
Stitched one over one on 32 count linen
with recommended WDW and GAST threads

17. I charted the little bat myself!
Lizzie*Kate Snip-it - Sampling Halloween
Stitched on 32 count Permin linen Amber
with recommended DMC, GAST and WDW threads


16. Love this chart!
Miss Peepers by Little House Needleworks
Stitched on Zweigart 28 Count Cashel Linen Cream
with recommended DMC, GAST and CC threads

15. My ninth Crazy January Challenge finish. Not sure about the fabric but a nice quick stitch...

The Boys are back in town
by Just Another Button Company
30 count linen with GAST, CC and WDW threads
Started 13th January 2014, finished 10th August 2014

14. This will be a 7th birthday present for our ballet-dancing niece

Little Ballerinas
by Country Cottage Needleworks
28 count evenweave with DMC and GAST threads
Started November 2013, finished 24th July 2014


13. Might try a tray finish with this one!
Forks and Spoons by Lanarte
27 count evenweave with DMC threads
Started 3/1/14, finished 20/7/14



12. I will make this into a winter wall hanging...before Christmas...honestly!

The Snowman by DMC
Stitched on 14 count iridescent blue aida with DMC threads
Started 4th January 2014, finished 5th July 2014



11. This was made for a gorjuss exchange organised by Mii Stitch - the photo is shamelessly "borrowed" from her blog as I forgot to take a picture before I wrapped it!


The Ladybird by Bothy Threads (gorjuss design by Santoro)
Stitched on 14 count white aida with pale pink spots
Used DMC threads as recommended



10. Travelling pattern - came to me from Jeanette's Place.


Love is Best by Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 28 count "Misty Morn" even weave by Sparklies
Used mix of GAST, Crescent Colours, WDW and DMC threads, 2 over 2

9. I love this series!

February's Primrose
Stitched on 32 count Permin Linen French Lace
with recommended GAST,  WDW and DMC threads
Started 15/1/14, finished 6/4/14


8. For my friend Michelle who is always making cups of tea for us at work.
Little Cups of Friendship by Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 27 count Tea Northern Cross linen
using recommended WDW and GAST threads
Started 14/1/14, finished 3/4/14


7.  Finally!  My "baby" has a birth sampler.  He's only 4 so it's not too bad...
A is for Ark birth sampler by Historical Sampler Company
32 count linen, using included threads
Started December 2008, finished 23/3/14


6. This chart was a gift from Heather.  I might try a pillow finish.
Curio Ladybird by Heart in Hand Needleart
30 count Red Pear Linen
Recommended GAST and WDW threads
Started 10/1/14, finished 20/3/14

and finish-finished 13/4/14!



5. May put this on a pencil case or donate to charity.
Finn McMissile from Cars 2
14 count white aida
Anchor threads that were included in kit
Started sometime in 2011? - finished 11/3/14

4.  For younger son.
Star Wars - A New Hope
weelittlestitches
on 14 count dark blue aida with DMC threads
Started 2/9/13, finished 27/2/14


3. Crazy January challenge finish number 3.

Ready for Snow
Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on recommended 32 count Amber linen
with recommended WDW and Crescent Colours threads
Started 12/1/14, finished 16/2/14



2. Crazy January challenge finish number 2.  I need to speed up with the needles....

January's Snowdrop
Cottage Garden Samplings
Stitched on recommended 32 count Permin Linen French Lace
with recommended WDW, GAST and DMC threads
Started 2/1/14, finished 6/2/14



1. My first Crazy January challenge 2014 finish!


Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on recommended 32 count Flax Belfast linen
with recommended Crescent Colours, Gentle Arts and WDW threads
Started 7/1/14, finished 20/1/14

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