Brown/Blue Spotty

28 February 2014

OPAM 2014 ~ February 2014

Month 2 of this challenge is now over and I have achieved a few more finishes ~ amazing what a wee bit of encouragement (and stitching deadlines) can result in.

My first finish will have to remain secret until next month when the Needlecraft Haven Spring exchange can be opened.
Jolly Holiday ~ finish #2 ~ didn't make it onto last month's list as I hadn't taken a photograph of my pillow finish.  This piece has been resident in the finishing pile since March 2013 when the stitching was completed, I started the finishing in December and now it is on my finished projects list.  I'm delighted with the final result ~ I used this fabric to make up another Lizzie Kate piece ~ Ho Ho Ho in a Row ~ which can be seen here.

I joined a Valentine's exchange on the Friendly Stitchers Yahoo Group ~ I choose a freebie pattern, A Valentine's Stocking from Plum Street Samplers ~ finish #3.  It was a lovely stitch and a new style of finish for me.  The instructions that came with the pattern were brilliant ~ I did have to enlarge the template as I had chosen to stitch on different count fabric.








Finish #4 is a scissor keep from Ma Boite a Tresors from C'Mon Monde ~ I stitched the main part of this design in 2012 as a Secret Santa gift for Liz from our Tuesday Stitching Group and added it to a painted and lined box ~ you can see it here.  I stitched the tiny scissor fob but it did a disappearing act so I wasn't able to include it with Liz's gift.  During a recent stash sort out/tidy up I found the stitched piece and now it has been added to my list of finishes for this year.

Finish #5 ~ I can't believe that I am actually saying that I have had FIVE finishes this month ~ is the Monthly Challenge from Needlecraft Haven Yuku Group which you can see here

I am enjoying this challenge so much ~ role on next month's finishes!

Kate 

10 comments:

Mii Stitch said...

Beautiful finishes Kate (the one you can share with us!), the Valentine stocking & your tiny scissor fob are just perfect!

Barb said...

Keep up the good work Kate all looking good.
Hugs

Clare - Aimetu said...

Beautiful Kate - I'm enjoying the monthly challenge this year.

Blu said...

Gorgeous finishes! Keep up the excellent work.

Lecoeurceltique said...

Lovely finishes, Kate. As the proud recipient of the Plum Street Samplers stocking, I can vouch for the quality of the finishes :)

Christine said...

Great finishes Kate

Julie said...

An impressive amount of finishes this month Kate, well done.

Caitlin @ Naughts Cross Stitches said...

gorgeous finishes. I like the way you've finished the first one.

Farm Gate Creations said...

Such lovely finishes...well done.

Sally said...

Lovely finishes Kate!