April 29, 2010

My wonderful biscornu

This is the biscornu I got from Jenn in an exchange. It is huge and has these cutest little frog princes on them ie: The Frog & the Princess. I just love it. It is a Barbara Ana Designs called

April 27, 2010

Prairie Schooler Bremen Town Town Musicians

Being German I just loved this design when I saw it. I stitched it on 28 ct
sand linen using DMC floss.

April 25, 2010

My Mailart

This was my first Mailart exchange and I truly enjoyed it. my recipient loves Blackbird Designs so I took Quaker Garden motifs and bands from the chart. They wouldn't let me take a picture of it after I stamped it in the Post Office. This is the front.

The back opened-the fabric is Blackbird Design fabric with little birds.

The back-I found a lovely button at JoAnns of a red cardinal which I attached on the way to the Post Office.

April 22, 2010

Victoria Sampler Summer Biscornu

I stitched this for a biscornu exchange-it was a VS freebie-isn't it lovely? I used 28 ct linen and DMC linen threads and chinese silk.



April 19, 2010

French Sewing box design

chart can be purchased by contacting: Janice Wood janicecounts@comcast.net

The box is called Mien from Ikea. Type that into the Ikea search and voila!

April 18, 2010

Mary Beale Sampler Wreath

Such a wonderful easy design to stitch. The finishing was a little tricky. Stitched on Natural Belfast linen using DMC floss. Now to shape it.

April 17, 2010

Lucky Sheep by Shepherds Bush

I just love their little sheep kits. Now to find a frame.

April 05, 2010

Feb & March Ornament

Finally got my ornie for February sewed. It is Shepherd's Bush Santa's Flight from the JCS Ornie issue 2009

March is also from the same magazine. I did one before for an exchange and loved it. It is a Jeanette Douglas Design.

April 03, 2010

Crochet baby layette

My niece in England is due in May. She's having a little boy so I made these for her.
One set is new born and the other 12 mth size