Monday, 26 May 2014

25. Sweetheart Tree Band Sampler Round Robin

Karen's Sweetheart Tree Autumn Band Sampler.
Bands from Heirloom Roses 
with added squirrel from Brenda Keyes.
Fabric is 28 count Jobelan from Under the Sea Fabrics.

The whole piece so far:

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

24. Sheepish Designs Easter Wabbit

Sheepish Designs Easter Wabbit

Stitched on 18count pink evenweave and made into a bag with a chocolate bunny and a skein of Jodyri thread, the one I used in the design.  This one went to Jan of Thread Garden:

Monday, 19 May 2014

23. Twisted Threads Easter Bunny

Twisted Threads Itty Bitty Easter Bunny.  

I stitched this over 1 on 25 count yellow fabric and made it into a little bag into which I popped a chocolate bunny and a skein of the Jodyri thread I used in the design.  This went to Michelle of Michelle's StitchCraft Place

Friday, 16 May 2014

22. Carand88 Frankenstein's Kitty

Stitched on 32 count lavender evenweave using recommended DMC
I love the bright green - 907 for information.

Frankenstein's Kitty is one of a series of spooky kitties designed by Carand88 based on the microkitties animations designed by Hyraea.

Saturday, 10 May 2014

21. Knotted Tree Little Owl Sampler

The Little Owl Sampler by Knotted Tree NeedleArt from the Just Cross Stitch Hallowe'en Ornie Special 2012.

I used the recommended DMC conversion, subbed 930 for 327 and used a blend of 930 and 931 for the border.  The fabric is 32 count Twilight Blue Linen.  I intend to scrapbook this one along with the companion piece which features a pumpkin.

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

20. Mirabilia Baby Round Robin

This was a top secret project for our dear RR friend Rachel.
She discovered that she was expecting a baby so a group of us decided to stitch a "Mirabilia Baby and Child" themed project for her.

My bubble comes from Fairy Tales, a Mirabilia chart from 1996:

I chose this design because of the book.  The most wonderful thing you can do for a child is to instil a love of books by reading to them.