THE BUZZ FROM THE HIVE

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Stitch Stroll (24) and a little finishing

Todays stroll is one of the breast cancer pieces from Elegant Stitch....not sure what year. It is by Blackbird Designs and was made into a pincushion. I'm pretty sure the bag came with it. 


As for some finishing, I completed the stitching on Let it Bee by The Drawn Thread. Such a sweet piece and, of course, means a lot since my favorite band was the Beatles. I think it can also be a reminder to let things "go" and not dwell on things that are disturbing and/or upsetting. Many comments, from both sides on FB, recently tend to get my Irish "ire" up....me thinks this is not good for my blood pressure. This doesn't mean I don't care or aren't interested, it just means I don't want to allow myself to travel to the "dark" side. On to a brighter note............



I completed the finishing for the January challenge for the All About Smalls page on FB. The name is Sew Scissors by iStitch. I decided to go with a "less is more" finish and didn't put cording around the piece. I plan to use this as a fob for my dressmaker shears. It is stitched over one on 58 count linen with threads I had in my stash. I had some scraps of the backing fabric and, since I didn't need much, it worked perfectly.






Thanks for stopping by and your "twisted threads" of friendship!
Stasi

5 comments:

  1. Your scissor fob turned out lovely, Stasi. Congratulations on getting Let it Bee finished! The pincushion for today's stroll looks very nice.

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  2. Oh Stasi! Love both your finishes. That fob turned out so nicely. Of course, you know I love the bee. Congrats!

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  3. What timing Stasi. I just finished emailing and then praying for my dear friend who is right now fighting for her life because of nasty breast cancer. That is a beautiful piece. Sew Scissors is just so precious! I adore tiny stitches!!

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