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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

2011 Finishes and TUSAL

This is my first post for the TUSAL. I don't really like this jar so I will be on the look out for something different. These are my ort's from the 2 projects I have finished this year.
I did this little pillow by PMD because I needed instant gratification. I do think that it is really cute and cheerful. Something I am not always drawn to. I could have center it better, now that Iam looking at the picture. Oh well.


I had hoped to finish this before the New Year but that didn't happen. I spent New Year's Eve having Chinese food with Joanne, stitching and watching the ball drop. It was quiet and just the way I like it. On Saturday we had friends over for dessert and we exchanged Christmas gifts. It was a fun afternoon with really good cake.

Back to Daffodils, I love this series by PS. I have all that she has designed so far and think that I will continue working on them. They are all being done 32 ct Lambswool jobelan with the suggested DMC. I have a frame that I pop them in and out of. I started April tonight

I have loved reading every one's blog about the 15 challenge. Some of the designs are new to me and really nice. Of course,that not good for my personal challenge, which is to stitch from my stash. I look forward to watching every one's progress. Thanks for visiting and I love love all the comments. Until next time....Happy Stitching.

32 comments:

Catherine said...

Great finishes! LOVE the sheep on the PS!

Theresa said...

Gorgeous finish!!!! I love this PS design as well~~~ And the little pillow is sooo cute~~ Great way to start a new year~~

Stitching Noni said...

Great finishes, well done.

Your TUSAL jar is cute - but by the looks of it little jar will be full very quickly...

It's great checking out everyone's TUSAL post and seeing all the different jars/containers.

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Lois said...

Gorgeous PS finish and what a cute little pillow!

Danielle said...

I love the PMD pillow! And the PS design.

Farm Girl said...

Those lambs and daffodils are beautiful, looking forward to seeing your April progress soon. The little winter pillow looks centred to me - very cute!

Margaret said...

Great finishes! PS is one of my favorite designers. I think your TUSAL jar is nice. :D

Annie said...

The PMD piece is so adorable. I just looked at their site. I wasn't familiar with them, but the have some really cute pieces.

Love the PS piece. Does that finish mean spring is just around the corner? Hah! I wish!

gracie said...

I really like the idea of the pop in/out framing. One of the reasons I haven't done many samplers, it where to display them...with that type of framing it is simpler. Your finish is lovely....

Glenna said...

I love your new blog header photo! I also have the March/daffodils PS, but have started it (hey! Maybe one of the 15...)

Lesleyanne said...

Two lovely finishes and start for this years TUSAL.

Christine said...

Great finishes. That PS is gorgeous!

BrendaS said...

Your finishes are so pretty. I really like the PS daffodils -- so springlike.

staci said...

Congrats on your wonderful finishes!

Myra said...

Love, Love the PS piece - so cheerful. The little winter one is cute too.

DonnaTN said...

That is a pretty impressive pile of orts for 4 days! I love your PS piece. It looks Shaker-y to me. Happy memories of May!

Bekca said...

Daffodils looks gorgeous, well done. I like following the Crazy 15 Challenge too, and I'm also trying to stitch from my stash for awhile to get a few projects finished. Happy stitching to you :)

Pumpkin said...

Holy cow Deborah...do you ever sleep???? HOW did you get TWO projects done already???? You're making the rest of us looks bad ;o) So sweet though and love them both.

Kathy Ellen said...

Love your "Dancing Daffodils" piece! It is so cheerful and sweet. May you enjoy many happy hours of stitching in the New Year!

Mary said...

Two projects already? ... and you're on to April? Well done.

Daffycat said...

I quite like that jar! Great update!

Blu said...

Lovely finishes! The cushion is so cute!

Brigitte said...

Congratulations on both your finishes. What a great way to start the new year.
I also try and stitch from my stash only. It's so much fun to pull out one of those really old charts and see that I still love it.

Sally said...

Fantastic finishes!

Lynn said...

Your pillow is so cute! I love these designs. Good work on the PS design too. I always enjoy seeing your finishes. We seem to have a lot of the same tastes in designs.

Sherry :o) said...

Love the piece in your header pic....what is it?

TinaTx said...

Great finishes! I'm impressed (jealous) - two finishes and I haven't even crossed a stitch yet this year.

Dani - tkdchick said...

Those are two beautiufl finishes!

Siobhan said...

Way to start off the new year! Congratulations on the finishes!

Mary said...

Lovely finishes! Congrats!

Suzanne said...

Nice finshes and a great start to the new year!

Ziggyeor said...

Cute Ort Jar.