Saturday, 31 December 2011

LAST FINISH OF 2011 Joan Elliott Christmas Fairy

Stitched on 14ct marble aida by DMC in blue. Stitched with DMC floss and Kreinik braid for the sparkles, embellished with Mill Hill beads. Started 23 Dec and finished 31 Dec. Will be framed in dark wood or made into a cushion.

Saturday, 19 November 2011

Cross Stitch Crazy Poppies

Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC. I altered the borders from the charts as they didnt match up well. Will be finished as a cushion.

Larnarte Leo

Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC. Will be finished into a cushion with Pisces and Sagittarius.

Larnarte Pisces

Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC. Will be finished into a cushion with Sagittarius and Leo.

Larnarte Sagittarius

Kit stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC. Will be finished as a Bolster Cushion with Pisces and Leo.

Larnarte Cancer

Kit stitched on 14ct aida with DMC. Was stitched for an exchange earlier this year. Hanger is by Rico Designs.

Saturday, 12 November 2011

Lizzie Kate Ho Ho Ho In A Row

Lizzie Kate's Quick It: Ho Ho Ho In A Row, stitched on 14ct misc hand dyed aida from Silkweaver, it was a solo fabby so no name. Stitched with the recommended DMC. Took just over 3 hours to stitch, very quick and easy to follow.

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

San Man Circle Critter Bite Bats

Stitched on 14ct Apple Aida with DMC. Took just over 8 hours.

San Man Missing Letter Bat

Stitched on 14ct apple aida with DMC took just over 3 hours to stitch.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Corrines RR

Stitched in 3 hours. Corrines blue RR. I altered a San Man Originals design to fit in. It goes with the pink RR from earlier. Used 14ct DMC Aida Impressions with DMC threads.

Friday, 28 October 2011

Barbara Ana Quaker Snowman

Stitched on 14ct sage green aida with DMC.

San Man Halloween Doodle

Design by San Man, stitched on 14 ct grey aida with DMC, took 3 hours to stitch.

San Man Winter

Design from SanMan, took 4 hours to stitch on 14ct vintage aida from zweigart, with DMC.

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Kokeshi Doll

Stitched on 14ct gold fleck Aida. Stitched with DMC. Took 4 hours to stitch.

Crazy Dragon

Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC. Stitched as part of a RR.

Crazy Pigs

Stitched for a RR. Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC. Took 2 days to stitch.

Margaret Sherry Cattitudes

Stitched on 14ct as part of a RR. Used DMC.

Friday, 5 August 2011

Corrine's Think Pink RR

I used one of San Man Origianls charts for this RR. I have a thing for cupcakes at the moment. Stitched on 14ct DMC Impressions Aida with DMC threads, took just over 3 hours.

Poppy Cushion

Charts taken from a recent issue of Cross Stitch Crazy. Will be made into a cushion. Stitched on 14ct aida with DMC threads. I adapted the border of the poppies as the charts were odd looking when put together, so I made them symetrical.

Saturday, 30 July 2011

San Man Originals Bright and Beautiful

Stitched on 18ct cream Aida with DMC. Very quick stitch. Design by San Man ( Will be finished into a hanging.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

San Man Oh Holly Night

Stitched on 18ct cream aida with DMC. Will be finished a cushion or hanging.

Friday, 22 July 2011

San Man Originals Whales 1 - 3

 San Man Originals Circle Critters: Whales!!
All stitched on 14# white zweigart aida with DMC. Took between 2-3 days to stitch each. Added Blue beads instead of french knots. Will be finished into hangings for our bathroom.

Sunday, 10 July 2011

My Little San Man Corner

My little san man corner in our living room.

Swirly Biscornu x 2

 Take one of these,
 Add this and stitch together to get
the designs are available to buy on etsy from owntwohands. The actul design is done here with 6 block colours but there is also incuded a pattern for hand dyed threads, which im working on now.
I didnt use the middle for buttons as I thouht they looked beter popped out due the the colours.

Finishing of Finishes

 Joan Elliott's Victorian Lady from WOXS. Finished earlier his year but finally framed. Hangs in our living room at the side of our window.
San Man Originals Cupcake Year. Finished as a hanging. There is a wiry flower design for the hanger, its white so it doesnt show too well but it's there. Hangs in our kitchenby the window.

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

San Man Originals Winter Hoot

 Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC. Took just under 5 hours to stitch.
The Full Set which will be finished as a hanging.

San Man Originals Autumn Hoot

Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC. Took 6 hours to stitch.

Alijay's RR

This took 2 days t stitch and is a mix of 1 and 2 strand full crosses. Theme was open and seemed to be Margaret Sherry, so I did this cow as I've wanted to do it for a while but had no use until now. Stitched with DMC on 14 ct sparkly aida.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Chris's RR

Stitched on 14 ct aida with DMC took just over 2 hours to stitch. Stitched on behalf of Bizzy Buzzy.

SweetPea's RR

Sweetpea's RR stitched on 14ct sparkly aida with DMC. Design is an older San Man Original chart.

Sweetpea's RR

Stitched on 14ct sparkly aida with DMC & took around 2 hours to stitch.

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Bizzy Buzzy's RR

Chart from Cross Stitch Quick took 3 hours to complete on 14ct Aida with DMC.

Friday, 22 April 2011

Joan Elliott Victorian Lady

Stitched on 14 ct Navy Aidda with DMC floss. Metallic used was Madeira instead of Anchor. Mill Hill beads as recommended. Took roughly 20 hours to finish.

Monday, 4 April 2011

San Man Summer Hoot

Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC.

Spring and Summer.

San Man Spring Hoot

Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC.

Thursday, 31 March 2011

San Man Merry Members December Cupcake

Stitched on 14ct Aida with DMC.
All months now finished just need to back and make into bellpull. Full length is nearly 60". Enjoyed every stitch.

Wednesday, 30 March 2011