31 August 2011

"Pooh is going to see his friend Christopher Robin and find out whether he is interested in Bears today."

   

Design: Christopher Robin and Pooh
Designer/Source: Storybook Favorites in Cross-Stitch by Gillian Souter
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida   Color: cream
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated; name/info/quote in 904; bees in 783/728
Started: 20 Aug 2011
Finished: 31 Aug 2011
Size: @ 7" x 9
Goofs: none
Purpose: birth announcement
Notes: I added the quote as a border from Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne, Chapter 8 "In which Christopher Robin leads an expotition to the North Pole". I realized about halfway through that I should have started the quote on the top rather than the right. I wasn't going to undo at that point. Added the bee as space fillers from the Winnie the Pooh sketch chart by Disney.
Available? No

27 August 2011

A wee bit of argyle



Design: Jewel-Tone Argyle
Designer/Source: Designs by Stitch Witch
Website: www.stitch-witch.com
Fabric: 18 ct. Davos(?)   Color: cream
Floss: DMC, chart-indicated
Started: 14 Aug 2011
Finished: 27 Aug 2011
Size: 2 516" square
Goofs: none
Purpose: ornament?
Notes: I added the black half-stitches since the yellow got lost against the cream fabric...the pattern actually suggests black or navy fabric.
Available? Yes

16 August 2011

Olive's Knot



Design: Olive's Knot
Designer/Source: Holbein Embroideries
Website: Holbein Embroideries at Classic Embroidery
Fabric: 18 ct. Aida   Color: white
Floss: supplied in kit
Started: 14 Aug 2011
Finished: 16 Aug 2011
Size: 4" square
Goofs: none
Purpose: decorative
Notes: found the kit in Dublin, Ireland.
Available? Undecided

13 August 2011



Design: from Fan Cutlery Case
Designer/Source: Oriental Cross-Stitch by Lesley Teare
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 18 ct. Davos(?)   Color: cream
Floss: DMC, chart indicated
Started: 13 Aug 2011
Finished: 13 Aug 2011
Size: 2½" x 2"
Goofs: none
Purpose: ornament?
Notes: replaced the gold braid with DMC 30743R.
Available? Undecided

Green Celtic knot



Design: Celtic Knot
Designer/Source: Celtic Charted Designs by Co Spinhoven
Website: www.amazon.com
Website: ??
Fabric: 18 ct. Davos(?)   Color: cream
Floss: Vikki Clayton HDF Kail 3365
Started: 13 Aug 2011
Finished: 13 Aug 2011
Size: 2" x 1.60"
Goofs: none
Purpose: ornament?
Available? Undecided


Design: 'Tis Green
Designer/Source: Lori Markovic of La-D-Da; Just Cross Stitch July/Aug 2010
Website: N/A
Fabric: 18 ct. Davos(?)   Color: cream
Floss: Vikki Clayton HDF "Acts of Violet"
Started: 11 Aug 2011
Finished: 13 Aug 2011
Size: 2¼" square
Goofs: none
Purpose: ornament?
Available? Undecided

06 August 2011

Variegated Celtic Knot



Design: September 2007 Celtic Knot
Designer/Source: Tracy Horner/Ink Circles
Website: www.inkcircles.com
Fabric: 28 ct. evenweave   Color: khaki
Floss: DMC: 4045 (green), 4140 (brown), over 2
Started: 30 Jul 2011
Finished: 06 Aug 2011
Size: chart-indicated
Goofs: none
Purpose: key-rest/coaster for Mom
Notes: the color combo looked better in my head. It's a little more vibrant in person, really.
Available? Yes

Blue Celtic knots



Design: Celtic Knot
Designer/Source: Celtic Cross Stitch by Gail Lawther
Website: www.amazon.com
Fabric: 14 ct. Aida   Color: navy
Floss: DMC: 334, 8517, 996, 3760, 3842
Started: 26 Jul 2011
Finished: 06 Aug 2011
Size: 4" square
Goofs: none
Purpose: key-rest/coaster for Mom
Notes: admittedly, probably not the best color-combo; but she wanted something dark.
Available? No