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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Plaid House!

Thanks for visiting my little part of the world. The comments you leave mean the so much to me. It was a busy week here in Southern MA. I finished Plaid House by LHN. I used the natural linen called for and I must say I don't really care it. The piece looks good but the fabric wasn't fun to work with.
I started Christmastide at Holly House by The Scarlet House.
Please excuse the lousy picture. I don't iron while stitching. This piece is beautiful but will take awhile to finish. The house is massive. I picked up 2 pieces from the framer.
Ye Be Thankful by Cross Eyed Cricket. I used a plain black molding.
I did this piece last year. It's from Just Cross Magazine. I know that Paulette from PSS designed it. I just love the whimsy of it. Thought I would show somee Halloween finishes from years past. They are all hanging currently.
A close up of the molding I picked. I thought that I
Thanks for hanging in with this picture heavy post. Until next time ...... Happy Stitching! Deborah

55 comments:

Annie said...

Love 'em all. The plaid house fabric looks like a good choice.. too bad it was a pain to work with. Paulette's piece looks wonderful. I look at that pattern every now and then and think about stitching it. Maybe time for another look now,

Margaret said...

Love your plaid house -- it's so cute! Too bad the fabric wasn't nice to work with. Christmastide -- I so want to stitch that one! Your progress is beautiful! Love all your framed pieces as well. You're so prolific!

Berit said...

Gorgeous, all of it! :D

I love plaid house, and am disappointed to hear the fabric was "Thumbs Down". Do you know who makes it?

Catherine said...

Christmastide is on my list!! Love it! Actually, I love all of your pieces! The frame is great on the PSS piece. I have to see if I have the magazine that the chart is in. Thanks for sharing!

Kaisievic said...

Plaid house looks lovely - shame that the fabbie was a pain to work with - it makes all the difference to your enjoyment of stitching a piece I find.

Thanks for sharing your Halloween finishes - all gorgeous.

Nicola said...

The plaid house is gorgeous as is all your stitching.

tadamama said...

Your pieces all look wonderful!

Maggee said...

I love your Plaid House! Quite lovely! That frame is so perfect for the piece! I want it!! You have some beautiful pieces for your walls--congrats! Hugs!

Dawn said...

I just got my Winter Plaid all kitted up and ready to stich to, Yours looks lovely!

what book is the Halloween ,double double, toil and trouble. I love the colors!

Deb said...

Wonderful finish, start and framing! That is too bad that the fabric was nasty. I think I've worked with something similar to that and it wasn't fun to stitch at all. Glad you didn't give up because the piece looks great.

Barb said...

All of your projects are so pretty. I was thinking of doing Be Ye Thankful. Seeing how pretty yours turned out just might get me busy on that one. Love all the Halloween stitches!

BrendaS said...

Deborah --
Love your Plaid House finish! Too bad the material was hard to work with but the end result is fabulous.

It's so much fun to come to your blog and see all your fantastic framing and finishing. Thanks so much for the great inspiration:)))

Beth said...

Oh the plain linen may have been boring, but it sets off the piece perfectly! Really enjoyed looking at everything - the PSS Christmas piece is most lovely!

Beth said...

Oh the plain linen may have been boring, but it sets off the piece perfectly! Really enjoyed looking at everything - the PSS Christmas piece is most lovely!

Samplers, Silks and Linens said...

plaid house is very pretty - also love the trouble and toil piece - beautiful stitching all of it - hugs and stitches, Amanda

Shannon said...

Everything looks great! :)

Loraine said...

Oh my goodness we have the same stitching taste, but you are way faster than me! I have most of those patterns kitted up, and seeing yours just makes me want to hole up in my sewing room and not come out until they are done.
I love your new framed pieces. Isn't that PS sampler darling? I love the frame you chose.
I saw Christmastide at Holly House, and knew that would be in my stash soon. I can see that the house is going to take some time. Goodness, it's cute though. I love the plaid house finish too. Great job! Everything is very inspiring.

Keeper of the Crowes said...

Love all your pictures!!! You've finished so many of the pieces that are on my list!!! Beautiful job, Deborah!!!
Linda

SewAmy said...

Oh my goodness your stitching is wonderful. You pick the most wonderful things to stitch.

Patty C. said...

Plaid house caught my eye! Love it ;)

Veronica said...

You finished Plaid House. Congratulations! It really looks good. Lovely pieces you've got framed there. The details on the frame for the PSS design is so delicate and pretty. Love it!

Hugs,
Veronica.

Lesleyanne said...

I love your Plaid House. Shame the fabric was a nightmare. Your framed pieces look gorgeous.

Michelle-ozark crafter said...

Very, very nice!

Rosanna said...

Sono bellissimi, se dovessi scegliere non saprei quale fare per primo!!!!
Complimenti!!!
ciao dall'Italia
Rosanna

CATHI said...

The Plaid House is gorgeous! And your start of Christmastide looks great! And then all the wonderful frames! Love them all! :o)

Cathi

Marilyn said...

They all look great Deborah.
I can't decide which I like more!
Give Stella a pat-pat for me, She's so darn cute.
Marilyn

Krista said...

They all look so beautiful!! I love that they all have a house theme to them. That one from the JCS mag is so sweet, so happy, do you know which issue that was? Looking forward to seeing more of your Christmastide.

Shirlee said...

So many gorgeous stitchings!

cucki said...

all looks so lovely..
hugs xxx

Chris said...

Hey Deborah!
What wonderful framed pieces! I love them all. Your Scarlet House start looks great. I am sure that you wil knock that big house out in no time.
I just picked up the Plaid House chart, I love it!
Happy Wednesday!

Nicola said...

Wonderful stitching!

Mary said...

They are all fabulous!

moosecraft said...

Love all of these stitches! You have convinced me to add Christmastide and Jenny Bean to my must stitch list... I already have the Blackbird one.... that's another goodie! Happy stitching to you! Looking forward to your next update!

Vickie said...

Wonderful stitching. The PSS frame is just gorgeous.

Sally said...

I love all of your stitching but love Plaid House and the PSS from Just Cross Stitch the most.

butterfly said...

Love every one of your stitched pieces Wow you have done some wonderful work Deborah.hugs.

Michelle said...

Its hard to pick one I like the most x

Melanie said...

Love love love love them all! Really truly do. Just great 'eye candy' on this dreary, rainy day. :)

Ranae said...

Love the plaid house
The framed pieces are fantastic. I so want to start thaT Jenny Bean, it's been kitted for awhile now

Lois said...

What great stitching and great choice of frames!

Riet said...

Whow you do a lot of great work. The last one is my favorite!
Regards, Riet

Melody said...

What great pieces you have finished and framed. I really like the plaid house. I liked the chart when I saw it, but have not succommed to purchasing it as yet. Boil, Boil, cauldron is such a great piece. I've always loved that line.

Mindi said...

Beautiful stitching and I love how Plaid House turned out. I fell in love with Holly House when I saw the chart, can't wait to see more pictures from you as you work on it.

Susan said...

Beautiful finishes and the frames are perfect (as usual). Congratulations on your finish. Looking forward to watching your progress on Christmastide at Holly House (it's on my "OMG I may die if I don't get that pattern" list!)

Angela said...

Love your Plaid House finish. All of your framed finishes look great but my favorite is Midnight Watch...I just love that cat :)

Patrizia Valle said...

wunderfull stitchings !
Pat

Siobhán said...

Deborah, I love your finish and framing! They're all fantastic--great choices for the frames!

Julie said...

Beautiful projects.

Carol said...

Lovely plaid house, Deborah--sorry the fabric wasn't the most cooperative. It sure turned out nicely :)

Love all the other finishes and frames, too! You certainly done some wonderfully spooky finishes throughout the years!

Sharon said...

Fantastic pieces and framing!

Leslie said...

Oh girl ~ I love them all!!!!! You do amazing work.

Parsley said...

So many lovely pieces you've shown. My wish list grows! ;-)

Lynn said...

Perhaps Winter Plaid wasn't your favourite but it does look great finished.
Your latest framed additions look amazing!! I'm a big fan of Paulette's designs so I'm partial to that one.
Your Halloween framed pieces are fabulous!! You're lucky to have a good framer too.

Karoline said...

They're all looking lovely, congratulations

Brigitte said...

Great finishes and great framing. The PSS is one of my Crazy projects of this year but I doubt that I'll be able to finish it this year. I particularly love your Jenny Bean Halloween piece. This one will go on my wish list.