Tuesday, October 09, 2012

The Needlepoint Fairy

She's finished.  Oh my!  Isn't she just the coolest?
 

I asked Sheena to stitchguide her for us.  She did an amazing job.  Not only did she write the guide, she stitched every last inch of her.   She even brought her to class with Brenda Hart so that we could have a sneak preview.


Linda was fascinated by all the fun little details.


Our fairy's hair is perfectly styled and accented with needles and needle threader.  She needs to be ready for all of life's stitchy emergencies.


The large green area is a stitch that Sheena designed called Ruth's Brocade.  It looks like so much fun to stitch.


We were at a loss for how to make the spools of Kreinik look like spools of Kreinik until the obvious hit us;  attach real spools of Kreinik!  One of those moments of obvious clarity.

The threads for this canvas are bright and yummy and so much fun.


The stitch guide is ready!  For a limited time, all canvases ordered will ship complete with a small collection of embellishments including the tiny scissors hanging at her waist.

Thanks again Sheena, you did an amazing job.






7 comments:

The Chilly Hollow Needlepoint Adventure said...

WOW! I want red shoes, pedal pushers and of course a bun on my head like those!

Very cute, Ruth, and Sheena did an amazing job of stitching her. You guys make a great team.

palma said...

Awesome. Even better, I sae it up-close and personnal. You did a fantastic job

Ruth Schmuff said...

Yes, Sheena took our canvas to an entirely new level. So talented that girl!

thanks for visiting

gilly said...

I want, I want, please send me one :)

Jill said...

Thank you for choosing River Silks! This is a delightfully whimsical piece.

Jill K Dutcher
Marketing/Web Development
River Silks Ltd
www.riversilks.com

karen said...

Fabulous! Sheena did a great job.

Steph's Stitching said...

This is so darling and I know it speaks to all of us! Great job.

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