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,
Mary

12 comments:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  7. Two very cute smalls. I love your Winter Garden project, so sparkly! I think I have bookmarked some of their ornies from JCS.
    Please could you respond to this comment by email so I have your email address as you are a no-reply person and I'd like to able to reply to the comments you leave for me. Thank you!

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  8. Lovely work Mary, The Winter Garden is gorgeous.

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

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

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  11. Very lovely stitching, Winter Garden is beautiful!

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