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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Christmas is Almost Here!

It was a busy week here but some of the business involved stitching. First up is Warm Winter Woolens by LHN I used 32 ct exampler linen and the suggested fibers. I framed it today. I have had the candle screen in my stash for years. It was good to put it to use. I also finished January Word Play by WTN. I love these designs. I used 36 ct mystery f
fabric and the called for fibers. Hopefully it will be put together before January. I had a small luncheon with a couple of my stitchy friends. This is the table setting and the small flower arrangements that I gave to them.
I picked up Winter Alphabet from the framers last week. I had the frame made into a pop it in and out frame. It came out pretty good.
Here is a closeup of the frame.
This has been the weirdest time that i have ever had trying to post. What the heck is with blogger? Before I close, I want to wish Nataly and Ellen a very Happy Hanukkah. Thanks for visiting and leaving the greatest comments. Until next time (hopefullyI will be back before Christmas)....Happy Stitching! Deborah

32 comments:

Keeper of the Crowes said...

I had not intended on stitching Warm Winter Woolens, but after seeing yours, I think I'm going to have to do it!!! Word Play is so cute! I think your mystery fabric is perfect!!! Love your luncheon table arrangements. What lucky friends you have.
Linda C.

Margaret said...

Lots of lovely finishes! Love how that LHN piece looks in the candle screen -- so cute! And the January Word Play came out great. the LK piece might be my favorite though. Beautiful! Glad you got to get together with friends too!

Chris said...

I love the new seasonal finishes. It looks like you had a nice time with some frinds too. Lovely holiday place setting :)

Beth Pearce said...

Warm Winter Woolens is just darling as was your table settings. If we don't "see" each other before Christmas, have a very Merry one!

~*Shar*~ said...

Beautiful stitching hun;

Merry Christmas, Shar

Casa Pearl said...

What a great way to finish the woolens chart - it is perfect. And your table setting is lovely. I'm sure your friends really appreciated the care you took.

Peggy Lee said...

Very impressive finishes and I love that frame!

Catherine said...

Wonderful finishes and beautiful table!

Carol said...

Very pretty finishes and frames, Deborah. I adore those Wordplays and they're all on my Christmas list--let's hope my sons come through for me :)

Beautiful flower arrangements, too--I'm sure your stitching friends really enjoyed themselves.

Myra said...

I just love both of your framed pieces Deborah! The candle screen is gorgeous. That snowman in the wagon is so cute on your January piece too.

DonnaTN said...

Lovely finishes. I'm sure your luncheon was fun too.

Lesleyanne said...

Your finishes are gorgeous. I hope you enjoyed your lunch.

Kate said...

Gorgeous finishes - I've been seeing lots of Wordplay finishes in the land of blog and I live them.
Hope you enjoyed your lunch.

Michelle said...

Lovely stitching and a wonderful table setting. Merry Christmas to you x

cucki said...

wow so many lovely finishes..i love them all so much..
beautiful table setting :)
merry christmas
hugs cucki xx

Mouse said...

oooooo warm winter woollens is gorgeous on the candle screen .. bet you can't get them over here .... and love your word play .. hope you get it made up in time :)
flowers look lovely and hope you had a fab time at your luncheon ...and way to go on getting the winter alphabet framed tooo :0 hope you have a lovely Christmas and a stitchy new year :) love mouse xxxxx

And This Little Pig said...

Lovely Deborah, Wam Winter Woolens is on my wish list, and just love love Word Play. Beaut framing, and great arrangements :@ Here's wishing you and yours a merry and safe Christmas.
LiBBiE in Oz

Siobhan said...

Great job on your fnishes, Deborah! I love your framing. Warm Winter Woolens is adorable!

Hillcresthome Prims said...

You do BEAUTUFUL work. I tell everyone that does stitchery and hook rugs, I HAVE 2 LEFT HANDS!

Also that was sweet to get a few of your stitching friends together and have a lunch and your place setting was BEAUTIFUL!
I bet there was alot of talking and eating...that is the fun of it!

Christmas Blessings,
Tricia

Annie said...

Really cool idea to mount the stitching on the candle screen. That's a perfect design for it.

Love the wordplay piece.. so perfect as we head into winter.

The alphabet looks super. I always like your 'pop it' frame technique.

Sherry said...

Beautiful pieces! The framing is lovely! Have a Merry Christmas.

Sally said...

Gorgeous finishes. Love Warm Winter Woolens in the candle screen.

Your L*K piece is coming along beautifully.

Nancy said...

Such pretty wintery stitches! I love the Lizzie Kate alphabet piece.

I finished stitching Take Joy yesterday! Hope to do the finishing today - I really enjoyed it!

dixiesamplar said...

Love all of your finishes...adorable!!

What a lovely table and floral piece...bet they enjoyed all of it.

Hope you have a wonderful & safe holiday season.

BrendaS said...

Beautiful finishes Deborah! Love the candle screen:)

Have a very Merry Christmas!

carol fun said...

Love the finishes, particularly the LK alphabet! I just started it the other day and it is such fun. I need to look into the pop in and out frame since I want to do the other seasons too. Merry Christmas!

Veronica said...

January's Word Play is my favourite so far. It looks great. Warm Winter Woolens is so cute. Congrats on the finish. Lovely table setting and flower arrangement.

Hugs,
Veronica.

Sharon said...

Beautiful finishes! Merry Christmas!

Tatkis said...

Beautiful stitchings and finishes!

Merry Christmas!
Hugs,
Tatyana

Heidi said...

More beauties to admire. You have had a great stitching year.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

Hugs from Holland ~
Heidi

Melanie said...

Beautiful stitching, as always. I love your work!

Merry Christmas chicky!! :)

Pumpkin said...

More beautiful projects. I just LOVE the pants on that poor little sheep ;o)

The framing on all is perfect.

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas :o)