Sunday, November 30, 2008

~*Working On My List*~

Warm smiles to ya... my dear prim friends! I've been working on my list ~ my Hands On List that is. A few days ago I posted a new freebie and was so excited it about it that I put my other projects on hold to stitch it up...



I stitched on a piece of scrap linen-like fabric... not exactly sure what it is... from my collection with DMC floss (3031 and 612)... 2 over 2. For finishing, the pinkeep has been backed with a yummy brown wool and filled with woolly bits left over from my rug hooking. I then stitched on the tiny pocket to hold the embroidery scissors & trimmed the edges with hand~spun yarn and vintage buttons.



I'm really pleased with the finish. Doing quick stitch pieces are a great way to fuel the fires of creativity!

Also this weekend...



I found this wonderful pattern by Cats in the Barn. These will be finished into Santa ornies.... great for adding a little handmade garnish to a gift! I hope to finish these up today.

On my Hands On List of things I need/want/must make this week... finish a hooked candle mat, do some painting for my dear MIL, finish stitching the model for my next pattern, and design up a rug to take to the monthly hook~in this coming Saturday. What is on your list this week?

Well, guess I should get back to working on my list.
Many smiles to ya....

Betty

12 comments:

  1. I love you've finished your project...it's so sweet and creative!!! It's on my "to do list" ;)

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  2. I love the colors! I have it printed out waiting on me to get to. Thanks for the ideas!

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  3. I love the way your project turned out! I printed out the pattern and am going to stitch on it as soon as my bazaar is over next week. Thanks for the freebie!!

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  4. Betty,
    I love how yours came out. It is so fun to come up with a design and see how it turns out. I like how you put the little scissor holder on the back.

    Debbie

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  5. Oh, Betty! I just LOVE how you've finished this!

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  6. Love this!!! Ahh ...you are fantastic!! Really need to make a start...;o)

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  7. I really love your finished stitchery pillow...great colors! I have the pattern printed off and can't wait to start it...thanks again for sharing it.
    blessings, kathy

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  8. Looks as though you have found your creative juices again. Love your newest pinkeep. As always your tiny little stitches amaze me. I can't wait to see your Santa's all finished. What a wonderful week you have planned.
    :)Ginger

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  9. Your freebie stitching came out lovely! I love the pocket on the back! And the Santa ornies are going to be adorable!

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  10. LOve the pillow and the colors! How clever to add the pocket to the back. I love it!!

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  11. I don't know how you do it all Betty. Love the new items....thank you for all these great patterns.
    hugs,

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  12. What a great pinkeep finish! Love how that worked up for you too. Thanks for the creative ideas!

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