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Sunday, October 22, 2017

More pouches....


Monday, October 2, 2017


5 jam pots are in original design, but I cut a fabric little short by mistake. I have done only four instead five. What a shame. I don’t remember what was the 5th jam pot. It was done in 2003 and just now framed.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Plums


I don’t have any information for this design. There are lots of half stitches but I didn’t like the half stitches. I stitched them full stitches with one string instead of half stitches with two strings.

Four Seasons


I stitched these in 2003 and I don’t remember anything about this design, as I gave the pattern away long time ago. It’s my sons 25th frame job done. Frame is a little big, but it’s OKAY to me.

Collection of Smalls


These small items were made from 2005 to 2010. There are pincushions, pin keeps, needle books, door hangers and needle rolls etc. I didn’t count them but there must be around 150-200 and I have more decorating my bedroom curtain.


Saturday, September 30, 2017

One Door


These are my 2nd and 3rd times stitching this project. I stitched this project the 1st time about 10 years ago for my friend. I started this again for myself on 28 count fabric, and during stitching I wanted to stitch one more for my brother who lives in Korea. My son bought two identical frames for these projects. Now my brother and I keep one each.

Blue & White Still Life

I stitched this lovely project in 2005. Designed by Linda Gillum for American of Needlework. It has been sitting in the closet over 12 years. Frame job is well done.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The Pumpkin Harvest


Design is from a book "Holiday in Cross Stitch 1988", Venessa-Anne collection. This is a companion set of "The Apple Orchard". I love this fall color.

The Apple Orchard


Design is from Venessa-Anne collection.
Frame size is 20" X 17".

Friday, May 12, 2017

Apple Girl


I stitched this project in Dec 2001 and frame is done with non glare glass without mat. Designed by P. Buckly Moss.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Bless Our Home_11th frame


Design is from an EMS (Ellen Maurer-Stroh design), garden alphabet free design. I set the words “Bless Our Home” and added some butterflies, bees and lady bugs to the design, here and there. I enjoyed it when I was stitching (2005) and it is so pretty and colorful. I stitched “HOPE” (and made it into a bag), and two sets of “OPEN”, “CLOSED” (and made them into door hangers) for friends who have businesses/ stores. Special thanks to EMS design.


Blue Willow China_10th frame




Designed by Angela Pullen(Author), Forget Me Not #2405, Pamphlet 1996. I stitched this project in 2006. It would been double mats, light blue for point and dark red for main color. But my son cut the mats one inch short by mistake. There wasn’t enough red mat to replace, so we decided to add a third mat with a dark brown color (close to dmc floss #3031) and it turned out better than the first choice.

It looks more antique, and I really love this result.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Dutch Treat_9th frame


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Designed by Linda Gullum from Donna Kooler Studio. I stitched this project in 2006. I love blue & white themes. I gave it to my brother's family.

Four Seasons_8th frame

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This is from  the “Prairie Schooler, #123”. I stitched in 2006, and changed the USA flag to CDN flag on Summer pattern as I’m Canadian. This frame job wasn’t easy, as four projects are in one frame.I hung this frame in my bedroom, just above the headboard.

Pomegranate_7th frame

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This is from an old magazine, I stitched in 2003. I gave it to my brother's family.

Winter Scene_6th frame


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This is from an old magazine, I stitched in 2002.

Welcome_5th frame

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This project is designed by Linda Gullum from Donna Kooler Studio, and I stitched in 2004. I gave it to my brother's family.

Country Scent_4th frame



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I stitched this project in 2005. This is designed by Christine Howes, from UK magazine “Cross Stitch, Nov/2000 issue.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

My son's new hobby: Framing


 I have lots of completed cross stitch projects, but have not framed them for a long time. They have been just sitting in the closet, some are from 2002…..

My son bought lots of old pictures and frames from auction. He started framing in February and so far he finished 11 frames. He did a very good job and the frames turned out so great. I’m so pleased with these frames.

Now I’m posting three frames: Strawberries, Onions and Chocolate. These designs are from an old LA leaflet “Kitchen Stitchen”. I Stitched these project in 2004. I gave the “Onions” to my brother’s family.

20 pouches for gift use


I stitched initials for personal gift use.