Friday, February 24, 2017

Small's SAL February Check-in

Good afternoon everyone,

Can you believe I have 2 post in 1 week?  Very unusual for me.  I decided to participate in the 2017 Small's SAL hosted by Stitching Lotus.  This month I have 2 finishes.

The first one is a FFO and is by San-Man Originals.

This is a piece of 28 ct Monaco I experimented with fabric dyeing with craft paint.  I don't think I will use this technique.  However, this next finish was ice dyed using craft paint and 28 ct Monaco.  It was much better to stitch with.

This was a super old freebie from my stash that was suppose to be a biscornu.  I even added the border to make it bigger but it still wasn't big enough for what I wanted so I will make it into either a pillow or ornament.  I will use the background Valentine's fabric.

The only thing I am disappointed in was the fact I couldn't complete Winter Garden by Turquoise Graphics and Design.  All I have left is some of the gold and mauve beads.  I hope to show you by the end of March for the next check-in.

The picture is terrible and really doesn't show you all the progress that I have made but that is ok.

Thanks again for looking,
Have a great weekend,


  1. Congratulations on your 2 smalls finishes, Mary! I really like the second one you stitched. Interesting concept -- ice dyeing! Have a wonderful weekend!

  2. Cute stitches. I've never dyed any of my own fabric.

  3. Cute stitches. I've never dyed any of my own fabric.

  4. Fab finished, I've only ever dyed fabric with fruit teabags, I'd not heard of ice dying until very recently.

  5. Gorgeous finishes! I look forward to seeing your finished March piece

  6. Beautiful finishes Mary! I love Winter Garden, it's so gorgeous.

  7. Two very cute smalls. I love your Winter Garden project, so sparkly! I think I have bookmarked some of their ornies from JCS.
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  8. Lovely work Mary, The Winter Garden is gorgeous.

  9. Cute finishing! The Winter Garden is just lovely!

  10. I just love your San Man finish. Some designs really grab me at firs sight and this is one of them.

  11. Very lovely stitching, Winter Garden is beautiful!

  12. Winter Garden is fabulous !

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