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Monday, May 9, 2011

13 Colonies and More.

I finished 13 Colonies over the week end. It's pretty large but I did enjoy every stitch. It was done on 32 ct navy bean by LSL using the suggested fibers.


A shot of the scene in the middle. I think that this part of the design really makes the whole thing.


A shot of the top with the crown.


I need a quicky to do while stitching the big piece so I picked up the new LK design. Really cute and quick. I did use a little imagination finishing this one. I am pleased with the results.


I made 2 of these. One for me and one for the giveaway. I love the chenille trim. It could be my new fav trim. That is all I have for this evening. We have been very busy around here keeping the house clean and spiffy as well as the yard. Both look good but the yard is really nice this time of year. Green and lush. The trees and bushes are in bloom. Have some flowers, too.


Thanks for stopping by and for all the great comments. Until next time....Happy Stitching! Deborah

45 comments:

Theresa said...

Your Thirteen colonies is beautiful!!!!! Love it!!!
And all those pin cushions are just adorable~~ Sounds like you had a very productive weekend~~

Lesleyanne said...

Three lovely finishes especially the L*K.

Christine said...

Thirteen colonies is fabulous, congratulations on a beautiful finish. The L*K is lovely too, I adore strawberry designs.

Justflo said...

Beautiful finishes. Lovely colours.
What a busy person you've been.

gracie said...

love them all...

Michelle said...

They are lovely well done x

Shari said...

gorgeous finishes, but really, really love the 13 colonies....great job!!!!!
And that little strawberry! I must find that.....I worked for a man in a strawberry patch for several years....now he is in a care facility....he would love a little reminder!!!

Margaret said...

Thirteen Colonies is just wonderful! Congratulations on the finish -- I love it! Love the strawberry and the little pincushion too. So exciting! :D

Alice said...

Thirteen Colonies is fabulous!

Siobhan said...

What a fantastic finish!! I love your Thirteen Colonies. Great job on the strawberry and pincushion, too.

Jackie said...

Congratulations on your finishes! I love 13 Colonies. The center really does make it as you said. I've never seen chenille trim - is it easy to work with?

Carol said...

Three beautiful finishes, Deborah, but that Thirteen Colonies is especially stunning--I just love looking at all the little details in it. The colors are so soothing... Congratulations :)

Annie said...

Thirteen Colonies is gorgeous. Love the color palette and, like you, the way that scene is done in the middle.

Your quickies are very cute. The chenille trim is just perfect.

Hazel said...

Gorgeous all of them. xx

Lee said...

Excellent finishes! Great work!

CalamityJr said...

And you say that's "all you have"??? Those are beautiful finishes, and you've done a fantastic job on all!

Cindy's Stitching said...

beautiful pieces. I will be beautiful framed. The strawberry is adorable also. You have been busy

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

13 Colonies is fantastic! You did a great job and it's a beautiful finish. I have to say that this is my all time favorite LHN design.

Your cushions are wonderful - you did a great job on those and I also love that trim.

Yvonne..... said...

Nice stitching and finishing. The LK is really cute and I'm happy I got to see 13 colonies stitched up and "in person". Thanks for sharing!!

Julie M said...

Wonderful finishes Deborah! Your 13 Colonies makes me want to stitch mine but since I'm currently already working on 2 large projects I best not even go there!

Catherine said...

Thirteen Colonies looks wonderful. I have the pattern, fabric and threads, just need to get started!

Love your other finishes as well - lovely indeed!

Laurie in Iowa said...

Your Thirteen Colonies sampler is beautiful. I love this design. Congrats on your finishes.

Berit said...

Wonderful! Especially love the Thirteen Colonies and the finishing you used on your LK. :D

Denise said...

13 Colonies turned out beautiful. And then the 2 smalls - Wow three finishes at once! My hat is off to you!

BrendaS said...

13 Colonies looks beautiful:)))

Love your L*K finish and your little pincushion too. Great eye candy for sure.

Nancy said...

13 Colonies is beautiful! You have been quite busy having 3 finishes in one weekend!

Karen said...

OMG...I just love your Colonies and can't wait to start this one. Your small finishes are just too cute. Love the chenille too....

happy stitching on your next project....

Katrina said...

13 Colonies is wonderful!!!! Love it and the pillows are so sweet too.

Joy said...

Lovely finishes...little pincushion a favorite!

Elaine said...

13 Colonies is beautiful Deborah. Love the LK finish and the little pincushion is so sweet!

Myra said...

You have really been busy! I love 13 Colonies but the little strawberry design is just so cute!

Pointed Stitcher said...

Love ALL of your finishes. Nice work.

DonnaTN said...

Beautiful finishes and good job with the pillows.

Melody said...

Thirteen Colonies is a beautiful finish! Yes, the center makes the piece.

The chenile trim is great, I will have to look for some. It finishes off the little pillow perfectly.

Also, I like the way you finished your small LK design. Very nice.

Sally said...

Congratulations on finishing 13 Colonies. It looks fantastic.

Love your L*K finish and the pincushion.

Alisa said...

Love your finish! That middle section of the design is terrific. Your pillow finish is super cute. I love that chenille trim!!!

Kathy Ellen said...

Deborah, you have done an amazing work of art with "Thirteen Colonies", and you are absolutely right that the "center" design makes the whole piece extra special. Love your two cute little pieces too!

TinaTx said...

Thirteen Colonies is beautiful!
I love that LK finish!

Pumpkin said...

Fantastic finish Deborah! Congrats!

Love your other two finishes as well. I agree, that chenille trim is awesome :o)

Melanie said...

Lovely finish!!!!! Congrats! :)

TeresaB said...

Love 13 Colonies! Looks fantastic. And all your smalls are so very pretty!

Suzanne said...

Great finishes! Thirteen Colonies is a really beautiful design. Nice work with the LK piece and it's finishing. The chenille trim really does finish the little pincushion perfectly. Did you dye it yourself, or did you purchase it that colour?

mdgtjulie said...

Grats on the big finish. You have a lot of work in that, so it must feel great to be done. Grats!! And I would love to see pics of what you have blooming!

Carolyn said...

WOW!! You have some wonderful finishes! I have to agree with everybody. Thirteen Colonies is AWESOME! I bet you really enjoyed stitching that one. I love LHN designs, but this is a favorite, for sure!

Love the chenille trim finish. I bought some, but haven't used it yet. I hope it's not hard to do. Beautiful finishes!

Lynn said...

Thirteen colonies looks awesome! It's a fantastic finish.
Love the LK pillow too. It won't be long before strawberry season starts here so it's a great stitch for this time of year.