Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Favorite Things Ornament #2

Last Fall I decided to turn my Baltimore Crab into the first of a new series of ornaments. This isn't a club its a collection. The idea is that it is simply things that I like — My Favorite Things.

Each year I will do a new ornament. They will be in no particular order, just whatever speaks to me that year. Ultimately they will all go together because of color and style but they are also ornaments you can do just because. The 2008 ornament is Stitch. It is after all what we love to do. :-) It's a quick stitch and would look great on a needlepoint tree or appliqued to your stitching tote.

The orange background pattern is a dream to stitch. Long stitches top to bottom of Petite Sparkle Rays with Cross Stitches embellishing it (and holding it in place) of Impressions. Love the look! Oh and wait until you see my crazy idea for making the stitching thread. Threads and beads and it looks like a twisted thread. Well it does if I have my glasses on.

Okay, enough banter. Off to finish something else. I'm on a roll!

She's gorgeous!



My flower shopping lady is back from the finisher and she's gorgeous. So girlie and so Audrey Hepburn and just perfect. I love her. Now to find the perfect spot for her to live.

I have lots of things in the works right now so hopefully I will be posting more often.

Have a happy happy Turkey Day.

ruth
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