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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Some Great Finishing!

I can say that the finishing is great because I didn't do any of it. I did pick the frame for Land of the Free. It's a two tone gold that looks aged. I am really pleased on how it turned out. Below is a close up of the frame. The top looks darker than it is in person. It's a tarnished gold color. If anyone would like the magazine that has the Land of the Free design, please leave a comment on this post with your e-mail address. If more that one person wants it, I will draw a name on Saturday.





Thanks to my friend, Nataly, I am now the proud owner of this wonderful scissor fob. I stitched this little darling last July (it's a LHN design but I can't remember which one) but just recently asked Nataly to finish it for me. I have always admired her bead work. She asked how I wanted it finished and I said whatever you want to do. She gave me red beads because I love red. If you click on the picture you will see that she used 2 different color of reds and two different sizes of beads. Awesome! Again, thank you Nataly!


I am in the home stretch on my PS design. This one is alot of fun.

Before I close, I must congratulate the Boson Bruins for winning the Stanley Cup. I was a great game.
Until next time....Happy Stitching ! Deborah





38 comments:

Pat Matejcek said...

I love your fob. Nataly did a wonderful job of finishing. I love the land of the free design. I would love a chance to win it. Thanks so much, Pat
p.matejcek@yahoo.com

Teresa S. said...

Land of the Free turned out beautifully! Please include my name in your drawing.

April Mechelle said...

I love the Land Of The Free. I would love a chance for it. Fob is so cute !!

Courtney said...

I would love a chance to win this chart, it is gorgeous!! I love your floss substitutions!

Courtney
rubberkeyhole@gmail.com

Lesleyanne said...

Two gorgeous finishes. PS is looking great. What is next?

Michelle said...

Lovely well done - I would love a chance at your chart to stitch for a friend of mine - thank you for the chance xx

Lois said...

The frame works perfectly for this one. Love the little fob too, the red beads are perfect with it!

Mouse said...

ohhhhh its a fabulous finish :) love your land of the free in the frame that you chose :) would love a change for the magazine as I know who I could stitch this for :) take care and happy stitching love mouse xxxx

Bertie said...

Gorgeous finish Land of the Free, the frame is lovely, great finish for your scissors fob looks like both belong:))
July is fabulous:)

Margaret said...

Very nice! I like how the framing came out! Love the fob finishing as well. And that PS piece -- it's wonderful!

Donna said...

The frame is beautiful and I love the finish on the fob and yes go Bruins!!

dixiesamplardesigns said...

Your finishes are lovely...and that little fob is adorable!!

robindefender said...

Great finish and what a cute little fob. Would love a chance for the magazine. I was looking for it the other day with no luck.

robindefender@yahoo.com

Catherine said...

Great finishes!! The frame is perfect for the BBD and that fob is so sweet!!

Lynn said...

The framing is lovely on this finish! Nataly had also done a fantastic job on your scissor fob! Love the red beads.

Laurie in Iowa said...

Love the frame you chose and the scissor fob is wonderful.

Natalia said...

I love your finish and I think you chose the perfect frame for it !! What a nice gift from Nataly, you are right, her beading is beautiful. The PS piece looks like fun too!!

Nancy said...

Love your Land of Free finish! The frame is perfect for it! July looks gorgeous! You have inspired me to pull mine out and work on it, think I left it half done last year.

Pat said...

Great job. I love the frame!

Deb said...

I love your Land of the Free and the frame is perfect for it. And I just love July! I tell myself that one of these days I'm going to stitch those designs. The colors are so pretty.

Love the fob you received too!

BrendaS said...

Beautiful framing on the Land of the Free. Your scissor fob looks great with the beautiful red beads. Just in time for the 4th of July and Summer.

July is looking great. I'm sure you will have it finished very soon.

Have a great weekend

FN said...

Your finishes are lovely! And the Prairie Schooler (one of my favorites) is going to be so great when completed. I would love a chance to win the magazine--what a pretty design! Please enter me! Thanks! Frances
fnelson1@comcast.net

Gabi said...

Land of the Free looks fantastic in it's frame. I agree with you, that frame suits it very well.
Your fob is just gorgeous. Nataly did a great job too. The stitching is lovely of course too.
Love also your PS. July is almost finished. Not long to go before you can do a happy dance :)

Pumpkin said...

You did select a wonderful frame for your finish! Perfect Deborah :o)

What a beautiful job Nataly did! WOW!

Myra said...

Fabulous finishes Deborah. I just love the beaded fob, it looks so delicate and Land of the Free is so pretty in it's new "home". I finally found the magazine - after I ordered it online - so I will have one to give away soon too.

Ellen said...

That frame is perfect for "Land of the Free"! Love the beaded scissors fob, it's gorgeous!

Love your PS finish as well, beautiful stitching!

Hugs,

DonnaTN said...

The frame looks great with that piece and the fob finish by Nataly is fabulous!

Chris said...

Beautiful finishes Deborah.
I really need to focus, I love everyone's patriotic stitching..I need to stitch some of these!

Quiltsmiles said...

I don't have that issue yet so would love a chance of winning this pattern, Land of The Free.
Love the idea of a scissor fob with those scissors and that design. Looks great!
Jane
ejaneemerson@yahoo.com

Mary @ Neat and Tidy said...

Just beautiful.

Bekca said...

What a gorgeous little fob and I love this month's PS design. Happy stitching to you!

Sally said...

Your Land of the Free is lovely. That frame suits it perfectly. Cute little fob too :)

Your PS is coming along really well.

Kathy Ellen said...

"Land of the Free" looks beautiful and love the frame you chose...perfect! What a wonderful finishing Nataly has done on your LHN patriotic scissor fob.

Your PS piece looks wonderful too...can't wait to see it when it is framed! Great needlework, as always, Deborah!

Friendship Crossing said...

I would love a chance to win the 'Land of the Free'! You did a gorgeous job on it and the fob(Nataly's beading is fantastic) and also your Pr. Sch. is looking awesome!

Thanks,
Tanya

mdgtjulie said...

Some great finishing there. Love the frame you picked. It's perfect for the piece!! And your fob is adorable. I saw it already on Nataly's site!! Grats on your progress; you almost have another finish!!

Justflo said...

Lovely finishes you have. Your frame looks a good choice.
Great beadwork by Nataly.

PS looks excellent.

Melody said...

Love your fob. But, I do love patriotic pieces. You are making great progress on your ps july. I have that one in my finished stitching, but not framed pile...*sigh.

I love the BBD piece from the magazine. If I'm not too late, I'd love to be in your drawing.

Thanks.
mmheck@yahoo.com

teresa said...

I love your fob. Nataly did a wonderful job of finishing. Just wondering if she finishes for others or just friends?