Sunday, May 29, 2011

Peppermint Twist ornament

Peppermint Twist
Designer: Little House Needleworks
Fabric: 32ct Belfast Summer Khaki
Fibers: DMC, Weeks Dye, Crescent Colours
Stitched by Gabi

Ewe Under the Willow back

Stitched on 32 ct Cream Sienna w/ Gloriana silks

Ewe under the Willow fob front


Chessie and Me Ewe Under The Willow Front
                                                       A friend brought this back to me from a Shepherds Bush retreat and I love it!!
I had to stitch it for my new stork scissors.


Saturday, May 28, 2011

Asian Mailart #2



Designs from book "A Cross Stitcher's Oriental Odyssey" by Joan Elliott
Fabric: 18ct Antique White Aida
Fibers: DMC
Embellishments: Pink fabric lining, Asian coin, and snaps
Stitched by Meari

Monday, May 23, 2011

Rabbit Heart Fob


Rabbit Heart
by Alexandrina (Matrioska Biscornu)
Fabric: 22ct Hand-Dyed Purple Hardanger
Fiber: Anchor 112
Stitching Time: 3½ Hrs
Finishing Time: 1½ Hrs
Embellishments: Runched Ribbon
Stitched by: Meari

Family Ornament


Designed by Me
Stitched on 32ct. Belfast Linen
Stitched with HDF Silks
Stitched by Barbara W.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Lizzie Kate. Spring Fab Fob.


DESIGNER ~ Lizzie Kate
PATTERN ~ Spring Fab Fob
FABRIC ~ 32 Count Zweigart Belfast Linen
THREADS ~ DMC, CC

My blog: Anna-Zont

Thursday, May 19, 2011

More 'petit coeurs'



Atalie heart for Petra_by Nina_2011May

Petit coeur Bleu Atalie
32ct cream Belfast linen, GAST 'Vintage Lace', HDF 100% pure silk ribbons

Atalie heart for Petra_backside_by Nina_2011May


Atalie heart_lilac_by Nina_2011May

 Petit coeur Bleu Atalie
40ct Newcastle, hand dyed by me
GAST 'Grape Arbor', lace: hand dyed by me, 'Eggplant', HDF silk ribbons

Atalie heart_lilac_back_by Nina_2011May



Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The Merry Skater ornament

The  Merry Skater
Designer: Little House Needleworks
Fabric: 32ct Belfast – Summer Khaki
Fibers: DMC
Stitched by Gabi

Winter Sheep

Design: Winter Sheep
Designer:  Little House Needleworks
Fabric: 30 ct Weeks  “Straw”
Fibers DMC
Stitched by Gabi

Quaker Fragments (one of the March stockings)
Designer: Blackbird Designs
Fabric: 30ct R&R Reproduction Linen (Apple Brown Bindi)
Fibers: Gentle Art
Stitched by Gabi for Cindy

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Dolls' Houses rugs



Designs for doll's house rugs (adapted)
made using the Arraiolos stitch
28 count Aida
DMC Pearl cotton
stitched by Cristina

Petit coeur


Atalie_Petit coeur bleu_by Nina_for Monika_2011May
Petit coeur bleu
Crescent Colours 'Miss Madalynn'
100% pure silk ribbons by Vikki Clayton 'Be Whined', 'OMG Red 1149'
 cording: DMC
 
Atalie_Petit coeur bleu_by Nina_backside_2011May
Made for a friend.



Monday, May 9, 2011

The Garden Chair

The Garden Chair
Designer: The Cat's Whiskers
Fabric: 32ct Belfast
Fibers: Dinky Dyes Silk
Stitched by Gabi

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Duo Brodeuse - heart ornament

PSPF Duo Brodeuse heart 1_by Nina_2011May

Duo Brodeuse

PSPF Duo Brodeuse heart 3_by Nina_2011May





Ornament with fragrance

Manka minta_closer_by Nina_2011May

 Design is by Manka
stitched on 32ct antique white Murano evenwevae
with Caron Waterlilies 'Williamsburg' and used some beads also
It has strawberry fragrance also.



Red pinkeep and pillow

Red pinkeep and small red pillow stitched by Lynn B
Free pattern available here
DMC thread on 32 count linen.


Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Asian-Inspired Mailart



Designs from book "Oriental Odyssey" by Joan Elliott
Fabric: 18ct Antique White Aida
Fibers: DMC
Embellishments: Pink fabric lining, Asian coin, and snaps
Stitched by Meari

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