Saturday, September 02, 2006

Finishes Galore!

Happy Saturday!

I'm sorry - there haven't been too many posts from me lately. Most of my stitching is for exchanges; you will get to see them eventually! It's been a busy week with the kids starting school and my mother needing some help towards the end of the week.

Here are some recent finishes! I'm getting more and more brave with how I finish my stitched pieces!

First, here's the most recent LHN pillow called Season of Growth. I think this is probably my favorite so far. The fourth design in this series is available now, but I haven't purchased it yet.



Second, this was a complimentary chart from Brittercup Designs. My daughter actually did the stitching, I just finished into a little pillow/ornie for her room. She changed the thread color from black to more of a chocolate color (we have a chocolate lab/chesapeake bay retriever mix).



Next, here's an ornament I stitched up a few weeks ago. This is a Homespun Elegance design from one of the JCS Ornament issues. (First time I've ever finished an ornament like this with cording!)



And last but not least, here's a LHN design I finished a few weeks ago called Blossoms and Blackbirds. I mounted it to some foam core board (similar to a pinkeep finish, just thicker). I'm not very good at making bows!



Well, must get back to the laundry and other household chores that are waiting for me!

21 comments:

BeckySC said...

All your finishes look great, Cathy :) Congratulations! I know what you mean about not being able to share...most of my stitching lately has been exchange related too.

Have a good weekend!

Katrina said...

Hi Cathy, your finishes are all wonderful, just superb! I really like Season of Growth too, and have got Season of Plenty on its way which should arrive very soon from the US :) enjoy your weekend!

Mary Kathryn said...

Cathy,

Your finishes are wonderful. I love your Blossoms & Blackbirds. I have that same little Santa stitched, I need to get it finished soon, your blog reminded me.

Happy Stitching!!

Leah said...

Beautiful finishes!!

Susimac said...

They all look fantastic Cathy - congratulations on your finishing.

Jenna said...

I think that your bow looks just fine! And wow to all of those beautiful finishes. Wonderful! Great job! :)

Chelle said...

Wowzie, your finishes are all fantastic! The fabric you chose for the LHN pillow is perfect, and the covered buttons just make it. And I think your bow looks smashing. :o)

Nicki said...

Lovely finishes Cathy! I love those LHN pillows - I must go and see what Autumn looks like.

Julianne said...

Lovely work, Cathy. I'm working on the Season of Growth piece right now and I must say that I wish I'd chosen the same color of fabric that you did. It's lovely on that fabric and the pillow is beautiful.

Carol said...

Nice finishes! Congrats to your daughter too! I love how she personalized it to look more like your own dog.

KarenV said...

All your finishes look gorgeous Cathy! And I think you underestimate your bow-making skills - it looks lovely :)

Isabelle said...

Hi Cathy, your finishes are all lovely! :)

Karoline said...

All your finishes are lovely Cathy, congratulations

bunnyhead said...

I love your finishes! And tell DD she did a fabulous job! I like how she did it in browns :)

Barbara said...

Not very good at making bows?! What are you talking about! That's gorgeous! Your LHN pillows are so beautiful. Can't wait to see the next one. And that adorable Santa! Gosh, all of these are just terrific!!

Concetta said...

All of your finishes are stunning! I especially love the ones by LHN - you must be a fan too! :) The pillow is gorgeous.

andrea said...

"Can't tie bows" - where are you looking, it looks pretty darn good to me!
All your finishes are wonderful, congratulations.

Sharon said...

Your finishes are wonderful! Tell your DD that her stitching looks great and I really like the chocolate! I think your bow looks great!

Von said...

How marvelous to have all those sweet projects finished up beautifully, Cathy!! I'm starting to get a hankerin' to do a little finishing myself. Now to just get some of these surfaces cleared here in my craft room!

Lelia said...

totally awesome finishes! I luv the pinkeeps & the blackbird piece & LHN -- the brittercup by your daughter is totally cute

Job well done CATHY!

Lelia said...

I forgot to ask... did you get the new Ornament magazine yet? i hear it is out & I hope to pick it up soon ...