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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Seasons .....

The one thing I don't like about blogging is the titles. I am not that imaginative. I have been stitching seasonal or monthly things for years. What I noticed is that that I haven't finished them all. Hence, the title. I have done 3 of the LK seasonal alphabets and needed to do summer. Now summer is done. It will go into an in and out frame. The colors are cheerful. My tastes have changed and I may give the whole series to a friend for her birthday. Next up was March by the DT. I have done all of them except March. I couldn't find a fabric that I liked until LSL added flagstone last month. The fabric is a beautiful gray with a hint of blue. So pretty. These will also go into a in and out frame. Love the shamrock leaves on the trees. Then on to my last two wordplays by WTN. I needed to do August and September. They will be made into door hangers. I still have 3 PS monthly designs to do but I will get to them later. I want to do 2 small St. Patrick ornaments for my bowl. Then it will be on to some of the beautiful new things from Nashville. I love the Stacy Nash design, some of the WTN designs and Strawberry Bird by Kathy Barrick. I have ordered the NPI's for it. Can't wait for them to arrive. I will end with a picture of Stella helping me make the bed. lol We will be getting the storm that so many of you have just gone through. Remember the mild winter we had last year? Maybe next year. Until next time .... Happy Stitching! Deborah

40 comments:

BrendaS said...

Beautiful finishes Deborah! I love your St. Patrick's Day bowl in your header -- great little stitches!

Cute pic of Stella -- she isn't spoiled is she??!!! My dogs sleep in bed too.

Have a good week.

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Wonderful stitching, Deborah! Do you still have the charts for any of the LK alphabets? I would love to stitch the autumn and winter ones. Your Drawn Thread finish is just beautiful, too... It makes me smile! So many things to stitch, so little time... : )

Happy snow day!

Tricia

Margaret said...

All of your stitching is wonderful! I always enjoy seeing what you've finished and stitched! Stella looks so sweet. So she likes to help with the sheets too? lol! Good luck -- here's hoping we don't get much snow this time.

priscilla said...

Great stitching ! Love all your finishes :)

Julie said...

Such beautiful designs you've been working on recently.

Shirley said...

I really like the colours of your alphabet but I know what you mean about your tastes changing over time. Stella is a real cutie.
All the best,
Shirley

Anna van Schurman said...

I write for a living and I think the titles are the hardest part of blogging! You're not alone. My Stella sends tail wags to yours.

Grit said...

All of your stitching is wonderful.

Greetings Grit

Charlene ♥ SC said...

All of your seasons are very nice! Just started my first Word Play, and am enjoying it a lot! Stella looks like she'd rather snuggle under the covers than make the bed. LoL

Laurie in Iowa said...

Our pups are always willing to help with the chores! lol :-)
All your pieces are wonderful.

The Inspired Stitcher said...

Love your finishes and progress pics. Great projects! I agree, you must do something new for the bowl. I had to laugh when I saw Stella. What is is with pups and bed making? Miss Shelby does the same thing. LOL!

Linda said...

Congrats on all the beautiful finishes.

Linda

Vickie said...

Oh so very nice! Stella is quite the help!

Carol said...

Love that March bowl full of your St. Patrick's Day finishes, Deborah...I really need to stitch the hares, too--so cute!! And what wonderful finishes--the August Word Play is one of my favorites in the series...

Stay safe during the storm--we're only supposed to get 4-6 inches here in western PA. We've been very lucky this winter...

Rachel said...

Beautiful pieces! I am curious...Do you know the designer of the top and far right pieces in your header? I fell in love :-) Thanks!

Michele said...

Love your finishes. Don't you love the Word Plays .. so much fun to stitch. I'm working on March now.

Stella is adorable!

Maggee said...

Great stitches there! I know what you mean about seasons... I think I have one set of seasonals languishing but then I have a bunch of other 'sets' that are not necessarily seasonal. I intend to work and finish them up! Working on lots of WIPs... Stella is a cutie! Hugs!

Pam in IL said...

Beautiful stitching! Stella looks oh so comfy in the bed. What's an in and out frame and where do you find them?

Barb said...

Such great stitching!! I am working on the Word Plays and haven't done the ones you showed. Makes me want to keep going.

Lesleyanne said...

Lovely finishes. Stella looks very comfy.

Manuela said...

Hello Deborah,

All your work are beautiful.

Have a nice day,
Manuela.

Marilyn said...

Great finishes Deborah.
I love your Plum Street Hares pillow with the pompoms, it really adds a lot to it.
As always, Stella is so darn cute. :)
Marilyn

Siobhán said...

Beautiful finishes and WIPs, Deborah! I just love that blog header! I know what you mean about blog titles. I think I'd have more blog entries if I didn't have to come up with a title each time!

Give Stella some cuddles from me & The Fluffinator.

cucki said...

aww all your stitching is so sweet..
big hugs x

Cathy B said...

Stella is so darn cute. Your stitching is great...you have made such good progress on all of your projects. Congrats!

Ranae said...

Love the finishes and progress
I love the word plays and have now two ready to stitch march and April, I get a stitching, lol
Stella looks so cozy

Catherine said...

Beautiful stitches!! Aaawwww.....Stella looks so comfy!
The snow fizzled out for us ~ much to my boys' dismay!

Sally said...

Lovely finishes. Love your LK one.

Michelle said...

Beautiful finishes x

Kathy Ellen said...

Your bowl of St. Patrick finishes are just so cute, and I love all of your wonderfully stitched pieces too. It is always amazing to me how you manage to stitch so many wonderful pieces in no time at all. Wish that I had that lightening speed stitcher inside of me:)

Stella looks quite comfy, all wrapped up in her Mama's bedding.

Blessings for a wonderful weekend!

ricketyjo said...

I'm loving all your stitching, fabulous!

Karoline said...

Lovely finishes, I have a similar problem with not finishing up seasonal sets

Cute photo of Miss Stella

Peggy Lee said...

Beautiful stitching and Stella is adorable! They love to "help", don't they?

Melanie said...

Great new stitchies!! I always love seeing those Word Play designs stitched up, they are so fun.

Bekca said...

Oh Stella is just such a cutie! Lovely stitching, can't wait to see all of your new stash :)
Best wishes.

Pam said...

I just love your bowl of St. Patrick's Day pillows. When you have time, would you please tell us the names of each of the four? I've been trying - without any St. Patrick's Day luck - to find who designed the hares. I thought it was Plum Street Samplings, but couldn't find it anywhere. And the pillow on the bottom??? Thank you, thank you.

Leslie said...

Beautiful! !! Stella is a curie!

dixiesamplar said...

Stella is just too sweet...and she looks so comfortable!

Love the pieces you have finished and are still working...very nicely done.

Anne said...

Such beautiful March finishes!! Stella is adorable and I'm sure she's quite the helpful little doggie!!

Poussy Stitches My Love said...

Beautiful stitiching bisous from FRANCE