Thursday, December 20, 2007

SBEBB Specific Designer Exchange for Tanya

Tanya finally received the LHN exchange I sent her over a month ago!! I was about to start stitching a replacement because I thought it got lost in the post.
When I was deciding what to stitch for this exchange, I received this little freebie from a ONS, and I knew I had to stitch it for this exchange. I finished it as a small cushion with a ribbon on top (that ribbon must look a mess after a month of traveling ). The fabric I sent is the same one I used for the backing and I also sent some threads and a LHN chart.
I liked the way it turn out...in fact I liked it so much that yesterday I finished another piece the same way.

Tanya finalmente recibió el paquete que le envie para el intercambio de LHN...demoro un mes en llegar!! Ya estaba a punto de comenzar a bordar un reemplazo para envierselo pues pense que este ya se había perdido en el correo.
Cuando estaba eligiendo qué diseño bordarle, me llego un freebie junto con unos pedidos que hice por internet, apenas lo vi supe que eso seria lo que le bordaria. Lo terminé como una pequeña almohadita con un lazo encima (por cierto, ese lazo debe verse desastroso luego de su larga travesia ). La tela que le envie es la misma que usé para la parte trasera de la amohadita, además incluí algunos hilos y un grafico de LHN.
Me gusto como me quedo...es más ayer terminé otro cojincito de la misma manera.


Design: Thankful by Little House Needleworks
Fabric: 32ct White Lugana
Threads: Crescent Colours
Started: 20. October. 2007
Finished: 21. October. 2007



And here is the piece I finished yesterday. It's a design from this years JCS Christmas issue. I first wanted to finish this one as a cube...but that didn't work out, my cube looked kind of wonky so I took it apart and finish is as a cushion instead.
Today I have a get together with some local cross stitchers, we are having a little exchange for Christmas and this is what I made for it. It didn't have to be a cross stitch gift but we are all cross stitchers so I thought it would be nice to receive something stitched.

Esto es lo que terminé ayer. Es un diseño que vino en la edición de Navidad de la revista Just Cross Stitch. Al principio quería terminarlo como un cubo...pero me quedó fatal, así que lo desbaraté y lo terminé como un cojincito.
Hoy me reuniré con algunas bordadoras de Lima, haremos un pequeño intercambio por Navidad y este cojín será para una de ellas. El regalo no tenía que ser bordado pero ya que es un intercambio de bordadoras pensé que sería bonito regalar algo de punto cruz.

Design: Peace by Country Cottage Needleworks
Fabric: 32ct White Lugana
Finished: 09. December. 2007

21 comentarios:

Vonna said...

BOTH are beautiful finishes...I love how you did the Exchange piece it looks so cute and feminine...as does the Peace project too! Good job :)

Stitchingranny said...

Both are lovely Carla.

Tanya said...

Carla,
I just adore the little pillow!!! Everthing else was lovely too - how thoughtful of you to include such things and the chocolate ... YUMMMMMM! Thanks oodles again!

Tanya

Anita said...

I like both of the colors. So pretty, so soft. Great finishing. I just love little house needlework designs.

Dawn said...

Both pieces are beautiful! Great job on the finishings:)

Karyne said...

Están bellisimos tus cojincitos!!!! Realmente maravillosos!!!!!! Un abrazo,Karyne

mymarkdesigns said...

Sweet finishes... I just love those colors :)

Concetta said...

Your ornaments are always so beautiful, I wish I was so talented. :)

Merry Christmas!!

Nelapx said...

YUPIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII que bien viste que si llegaba.... bravooooo... y esta hermoso... a mi me hubiese gustado ver el cubo...

duendi said...

muy bonito tus trabajos
besos duendi

Yuko said...

Hi, it's the first time for me to leave a comment for you two!
Your works are so beautiful and I love the design you've chosen for Tanya!! It's absolutely sweet!
And I also stitched "Peace" from JSC issue and presented for my dear friend!
But your cushion style is much pretier than the one in the mag and mine, lol
Anyway, I will take time to read and look through your blog when I have time, it's very fun to see you twos works!!
Have a happy holiday!

Katrina said...

They are both so cute! Love the finishing too.

Chiasmata said...

I'm glad your exchange arrived safely. The mail has been so crazy this year! They are both absolutely beautiful finishes. I hope your new exchange partner likes her pillow. :)

Virpi said...

Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Wawanna said...

Carla,
The designs are so cute, but what you have done with them + the finishing...WOW, outstanding. Just LOVE your blog it is definately peachy keen. soooo very sweet.

tkdchick said...

Carla both are beautifully stitched and finished!

Carol said...

BEAUTIFUL finishes!!!

Cheryl said...

I love these pieces Carla! Ive never seen that thankful for ewe one before, i love it!!!

mercy said...

Thankful for ewe is so pretty :-) I think I have that chart somewhere and you have just enabled me to stitch it. I love sheep and your close up of the sheep is just great!

nanou974 said...

Your blog is very beautiful!
I love the design "Thankful" by Little House Needleworks...
Is it possible to reveive this freebie ?
Thanks Carla.

Nanou974 said...

Your blog is very beautiful!
I love the design "Thankful" by Little House Needleworks...
Is it possible to reveive this freebie ?
Thanks Carla.

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