Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Two Small Patriotic Finishes

Hello Friends!

I've been spending most of my time in the studio finishing items for other stitchers before I head off to my mini-vacation at the beginning of next month, but I did manage to get these two small patriotic finishes done this morning.

I had stitched this one before and liked it so much I stitched it again. It's finished in the same way, I just substituted the floral center for a denim cover button.


Pattern: Strawberries and Stripes
Designer: With Thy Needle and Thread
Strawberries & Stripes - Cross Stitch Pattern
Fabric: 28 ct Tea-dyed Evenweave Monaco
Colors Used: DMC 355, 3777, 3768, 317, 03, 3011, 3012, 3371, 3781 and White

Then I stitched this small piece from a tiny piece of its pattern, Americana Sampling from Little House Needleworks. All I did was move the "1776" over a bit to keep it centered with the stitched design and FFOed it into a flat, mounted ornament with primitive homespun fabric.


Pattern: Americana Sampling
Designer: Little House Needleworks
Americana Sampling - Cross Stitch Pattern
Fabric: 28 ct tea-dyed evenweave Monaco
Colors Used: DMC 355, 3768, 731, 420, 3781, White

Thanks for stopping by!


Robin in Virginia said...

Both patriotic pieces look fabulous. Again, your stitching and the attention to details is perfection.

Stacie Fallon said...

Just found your blog and I’m blown away! Such beautiful FFO! You’re amazing. Have you made any videos on finishing?

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