04 December 2007

Purple Biscornu

  


Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: purplework from "Graphique Needle Arts Classic Collection (Book 4)"; "O" from Alphabet Album Charted for Cross Stitch and Needlepoint by Jeannette Stone Crewes
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC
Started: 02 Dec 2007
Finished: 04 Dec 2007
Size: @ 2" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas gift/ornament
Notes: accented with silver star and penguin buttons
Available? No

Green Biscornu

 


Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: greenwork from "Graphique Needle Arts Classic Collection (Book 4)"; Celtic motif from Celtic Charted Designs by Co Spinhoven book
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC 699
Started: 02 Dec 2007
Finished: 04 Dec 2007
Size: @ 2" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas gift/ornament
Notes: accented with silver star and snowflake buttons
Available? No

30 November 2007

Icy Biscornu

  

Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: bluework from "Graphique Needle Arts Classic Collection (Book 4)"; reverse from Celtic Cross Stitch by Gail Lawther
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC 3761?
Started: 30 Nov 2007 @
Finished: 01 Dec 2007
Size: @ 2" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas gift/ornament
Notes: accented with silver star and snowflake buttons
Available? No

25 November 2007

Red Biscornu

  

Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: redwork from "Graphique Needle Arts Classic Collection (Book 4)"; reverse from 500 Cross-Stitch Blocks by Anna Davidson
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC, one of the 300's I think
Started: 23 Nov 2007 @
Finished: 25 Nov 2007
Size: @ 2" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas gift/ornament
Notes: accented with silver star and penguin buttons
Available? No

17 November 2007

Black Biscornu

  

Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: whitework from "Graphique Needle Arts Classic Collection (Book 4"); swirls, improvised from Celtic Cross Stitch by Anne Orr & Lesley Clark
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida   Color: black
Floss: DMC white rayon
Started: 15 Nov 2007 @
Finished: 17 Nov 2007
Size: @ 2" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas ift/ornament
Notes: accented with silver star and snowman buttons
Available? No

10 November 2007

Woodland Joy

 

Design: Woodland Joy
Designer/Source: Something In Common
Website: www.somethingincom.com
Fabric: 18 ct. Aida   Color: oatmeal
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: ?
Finished: 10 Nov 2007
Size: 2 38" x 2" @
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas gift/ornament...
Notes: ... for my grandparents. My grandfather likes owls but they freak me out (owls, not my grandparents). LOL I actually cut the aida a bit too small to use the half-eyelet border, so used the finish used on biscornus; I candy-caned with red and white, then joined with dark green.
Available? No

04 November 2007

Green Biscornu

   

Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: whitework from "Graphique Needle Arts Classic Collection (Book 4)"; snowflakes from freebie
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida   Color: spruce greem
Floss: DMC
Started: 02 Nov 2007
Finished: 04 Nov 2007
Size: @ 2" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas gift/ornament
Notes: accented with silver star and penguin buttons
Available? No

02 November 2007

Purple Biscornu

   

Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: whitework from "Graphique Needle Arts Classic Collection (Book 4"); swirl from Celtic Charted Designs by Co Spinhoven
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida   Color: purple
Floss: DMC
Started: 31 Oct 2007 @
Finished: 02 Nov 2007
Size: @ 2" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: ornament for me.
Available?No - Mine!

07 October 2007

Odd colored peacock



Design: Peacock
Designer/Source: Beautiful Cross-Stitch ... (Better Homes & Gardens)
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 22 ct. Aida   Color: cream
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: ?
Finished: 07 Oct 2007
Size: @ 2½" x 4½"
Goofs: yes, not design-impairing
Purpose: decorative
Notes: I wasn't crazy about the coloring, but a co-worker did, so I gave it to her.
Available? No

01 October 2007

Celtic Biscornue

    

Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: Celtic knot and motif from Celtic Charted Designs by Co Spinhoven
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida   Color: light green (fiddler?)
Floss: DMC 502
Started: ?
Finished: 01 Oct 2007
Size: @ 2½" x 2½"
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas gift/ornament
Available? No

16 September 2007

Blue Biscornu

   

Design: Biscornu
Designer/Source: whitework from "Graphique Needle Arts Classic Collection (Book 4"); "E" from Alphabet Album Charted for Cross Stitch and Needlepoint by Jeannette Stone Crewes
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 16 ct. Aida   Color: medium blue
Floss: DMC
Started: ?
Finished: 16 Sep 2007
Size: @ 2" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas gift/ornament
Available? No

03 September 2007

Christmas banner



Design: various Christmas motifs
Designer/Source: "Christmas in Miniature" leaflet by Gloria & Pat
Website: N/A
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: ?
Finished: 03 Sep 2007
Size: @ 3" x 12"?
Goofs: none
Purpose: Christmas-y banner decoration
Available? No

03 August 2007

Asian waves bookmark



Design: Oriental waves
Designer/Source: "The Point Is..." leaflet by Mike Keyes Youngflesh
Website: N/A
Fabric: 18 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated blended with rayon flosses
Started: ?
Finished: 03 Aug 2007
Size: 1½" x 5 18"
Goofs: none
Purpose: bookmark
Available? Yes

12 July 2007

   
   

Design: Beatrix Potter Growth chart
Designer/Source: Green Apple Inc.
Website: www.greenappleinc.net (via www.123stitch.com)
Fabric: 14 or 18 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: Jan/Feb?
Finished: 12 Jul 2007
Size: @ 10" x 55"
Goofs: none
Notes: had to truncate a couple characters for space and time.
Purpose: baby gift for ex-boss and his wife
Available? No

20 May 2007

Paddington Bear baby gift

 

Design: Paddington Bear
Designer/Source: Storybook Favorites in Cross-Stitch by Gillian Souter
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida, I think.
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: ?
Finished: 20 May 2007
Size: @ 4" x 6"
Goofs: none
Purpose: baby gift; doorknob hanger
Notes: adjusted from two charts: Paddington and Beatrix Potter.
Available? No

11 February 2007

Celtic thistle towel



Design: Celtic towel
Designer/Source:
Website: N/A
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida, I think.
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: ?
Finished: 11 Feb 2007
Goofs: none
Purpose: secret exchange pal gift
Notes: two motifs from sources I can't recall...
Available? No

21 January 2007

Frog Read It! bookmark



Design: Frog & dragonfly bookmark
Designer/Source: Dawn's Cross Stitch; 500 Cross-Stitch Blocks by Anna Davidson
Website: www.dawnsxstitch.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk; www.amazon.com
Fabric: 18 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: ?
Finished: 21 Jan 2007
Size: 1 ⁄8" x 4⁄8"
Goofs: none
Purpose: bookmark
Available? Yes

14 January 2007

Fairy Tale bookmark



Design: Fairy tale figures; amalgam of various freebie/improvised characters
Designer/Source: various
Website: N/A
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: ?
Finished: 14 Jan 2007
Size: 1¾" x 6"
Goofs: none
Purpose: bookmark
Available? Yes