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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Drawn Thread Day 20


Today's Drawn Thread finish is another tag.  I like how this one turned out.  I really like the "A" in my name with the little flower in it. I was getting low on Drawn Thread finishes so I went through my unfinished drawer and found a few more.  I think I have enough for another week.  I am getting excited about Spring Fling.  I just have little over a week until I fly off to Minnesota.  DH asked if I had started packing up stuff yet.  No, I haven't even thought about it.  But I better.  One of my goals this year is to walk outside of our hotel.  I think the walking paths around the lake by the hotel were closed last year so I didn't walk outside.  Will they be closed this year?  With all of the snow and bad weather they've had, it is a possibility.

Here is the kit for Spring Casket Keepsakes:

Note the color of the linen on the right side.  That is really the color, not how it looks in the next photo:
This is one side of the cornflower.  The top oval was hard to stitch as it is over one on linen of the very same color.  I had to get out my craftoptics glasses to see this.
I have been commissioned to make something for my DIL's brother and SIL's baby.  So I found an alphabet (the one I wanted to make Claire's name out of) and started the new baby's name.
I wasn't sure if it is too grown up a style for a baby.  But we'll see how it looks when I'm done.  Don't worry, it's a girl.
It's snowing outside.  I hate snow.
A

3 comments:

  1. Oh, I love the colors in this one, very pretty.
    The Alphabet is nice also.
    Can't wait to see more of the Casket.
    Marilyn

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  2. Is this your own design? Is it available commercially - it's beautiful. I have granddaughters with uncommon names - this would be a great project for me.

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  3. Oh dear, saw your comment about walking paths closed last year. I'm leaving 80 degrees and sun for Stitchville, the walking paths better be open ;) Sarah (from The Silver Needle last summer)

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