Finishes and What to Start

Hello all, the update is a bit late today as we are just getting the hang of our after school routine again 😦
The house is so quiet without the four bigger children, thankfully I’ve the smaller three still at home πŸ™‚

This past week stitching wise I’ve stitched up a wedding sampler for my Mum, she wanted it for a friends daughter and so I picked something I could do up fairly quickly for her as the wedding was a week or two past. I added to the original design so I could have it fit a regular frame and as luck would have it the end piece fit an 8×6 aperture.
Here is the result. Hopefully the bride and groom shall treasure it.

The finished Sampler

An upclose view of the sampler.

I also finished off the ornament Fa La La by LHN and will take a picture just as soon as I finish it off. That’s another ornament gift off the list and onto the next.

You’ll remember me wittering on this last few weeks about exchanges well they have been received so now I can finally show you the fruits of those last few weeks.

First up is the replacement piece. You remember the ice cream sundae that got smashed in the post! Well this here is the replacement piece and I’m pleased to say Kathy loved it. I must admit, I think I prefer the replacement piece to the original lol

Second up is the summer biscornu exchange I was in.

My one that I received.

The one I sent to my partner.

I have one other exchange that I have to show you but I must wait until after the 9th to do so.

Now that I’m dare I say up to date with exchanges, and I’m not taking on anymore until I get a move on with my Christmas list, the debate is now on as to what to start. Isn’t it lovely being in the position. I’m so rarely in it lol
The choices are the wedding sampler for my brothers wedding in November or my mothers Christmas gift…. as I’m still undecided you will have to wait until next week to see my update to see what I finally decided on lol.

Happy stitching for another week

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12 Responses to Finishes and What to Start

  1. lanybleu says:

    Your wedding sampler is gorgeous, they will be very pleased.Love your replacement exchange piece, its a real shame the first one got broken in the post but I am sure your partner is more than pleased with the replacement.Elaine

  2. Mouse says:

    ooo lovely wedding sampler πŸ™‚ I am sure they will treasure it :0 love your replacement piece too .. can't wait to see what you decide to do πŸ™‚ love mouse xxxx

  3. Well Ruth, nice work on all the exchange pieces. I like the replacement piece a lot. Such a nice wedding sampler in such a short time. It turned out great.

  4. Hi Ruth! I've lost you and now you're found. I love the finishes and biscornu exchange. Pretty on both ends πŸ™‚ I have a giveaway going on my blog if you'd like to come over and check it out?hugs,babs

  5. Meari says:

    Your finishes are beautiful!

  6. DJ says:

    Your wedding sampler is lovely, I'm sure they will treasure it!! How clever of you to make adjustments to make it fit in a ready made frame! Love your biscornus! Great job on your ornament! *Hugs*

  7. Carol says:

    You've sure been busy, Ruth!! All of your pieces are great–and I really love your LHN Summer finish πŸ™‚

  8. Thoeria says:

    Absolutely love the finishes Ruth! Your wedding samplar is beautiful – I need to find something for my sis-in-law! And as to what to start ….why not start both! πŸ™‚

  9. Milly~ says:

    Cute wedding sampler. Love the biscornus too. Nice stitching all around.

  10. Kathy A. says:

    Thank you again for my lovely little LHN. I do really LOVE it and it hangs proudly in my sewing room!

  11. MaryT says:

    The wedding sampler is beautiful!! Love the biscounu's and the ornaments too.Mary Louise in IN

  12. Beautiful stitching as always. Love your work!chris b

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