Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Stitching Forever - Lizzie Kate




Hello Peeps!

Time to show you my little retreat makes :)
 
For Justine I have chosen to stitch

Stitching Forever
From Lizzie Kate




Stitched on 16 count aida fabric from Sew It All, Cloud Brown colour
2 over 1 using the recommended DMC threads
 
 
Started 3 Mar 2016
Finished 10 Mar 2016
 
Total stitching time: 11h
 
 
Finished off as a cube (well, more a rectangle!) using fabric & ribbon from my stash




In my next post, I will show you what
I have made for Rachel :)
 
Toodles,
Mii
 
 

70 comments:

  1. che bella idea fare un cubo, mi piace molto

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    1. Thank you Irene.
      I love cube finishes and they are really easy to make :)

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  2. Tendance mauve absolument mon goût!
    Bises a toi

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    1. Merci MC!!
      les croixpinettes ont bien aimé leurs petits cadeaux :)

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  3. Very cute piece and I love how you finished it!

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    1. Thank you so much!
      I love the cube finish even more than the pinkeep... absolutely no sewing involved :D

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  4. ha ha! L♥VE this one of course! ;) Great finishing.

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    1. Lol, yes unfortunately we still have to do the housework!

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  5. Great stitching, and I love how you have finished it!

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  6. Nice finish! Your cube/rectangle looks great:)

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  7. Awesome! Excellent stitching and finish.

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    1. Thank you sweetie!
      I was really pleased with this, I'm getting better with practice :)

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    1. Thanks Manuela!
      It was a fun design to stitch and the finishing off a right doodle :)

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  9. Congrats on the cute finish Ingrid.

    Linda

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  10. This is one of my favorites. Love your finish

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  11. Absolutely lovely finish.
    xxx

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  12. Such a cute finish--the fabric you used to finish this picks up the colors so well!

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    1. Thanks Carol and the fabric also has little cross stitches printed on it... perfect!

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    1. Thank you very much, I had fun making it all!

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  14. Such a lovely gift for Justine. I'm sure she will love it. By the way, do you have instructions how to finish a cube?

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    1. Thank you Mini!
      I do not have instructions but have been following Vonna's perfect ones on http://tts-learntofinish.blogspot.co.uk
      Have a look, she has plenty of tutorials for various type of finishes.
      They are all really clear.

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  15. Beautiful gift!
    Suzi

    http://suzi7.blogspot.nl/

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  16. Is there a stitcher that does not like this one:-)?
    Lovely, well done on this sweet and funny gift!

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    1. Thank you.
      It is indeed every stitcher's dream to stitch instead of doing the housework, isn't it?

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  17. I don't think your photos do this justice, it's absolutely beautiful! Your stitching and finishing are perfect as always. Thank you - I love it!

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    1. Thank you very much Justine.
      I am happy you love it :)

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  18. I like the embroidery and completed rectangle!

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  19. Une finition parfaite pour cet jolie broderie..
    Biz
    Christel
    http://toilesetfils.blogspot.fr

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    1. Merci Christel, je me suis vraiment bien amuse!
      Ce que l'on fait pour ses croixpines :)

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  20. This is a nice pattern and your stitching and finishing are perfect!

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    1. Thank you so much for your lovely comment Irmeli :)
      There's more to come!

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  21. So cute. I always like to see how you finish your pieces. Very inspiring.

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    1. Thank you so much, this is really kind!

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  22. Never truer words said! Great finish Mii

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  23. My sentiments exactly, lol. Congrats on another beautiful finish!

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    1. Thank you! A girl can dream, can't she?
      No housework and only stitching: bliss.

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  24. Beautiful finish! Love the sentiment, although I'd prefer to do Housework Never LOL :)

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    1. Thank you Aurelia!!
      We should all have compulsory cleaners, so we could focus entirely on our little crosses... if only! :)

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  25. Very cute! I am sure ustine will love it and I totally agree with this saying!

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    1. Thank you Faith.
      Justine was pleased with her gifts :)

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  26. It's so cute! Wonderful finishing. I'm sure Justine loved it :D

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    1. Thank you Sarah, yes Justine was pleased as far as I could tell :)

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  27. So lovely, your choice for Justine. That finishing is so perfect. And I love the saying on the piece :)

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    1. Thank you Brigitte :)
      Justine loved it, which was the most important!

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    1. Thank you, I simply love LK designs :)

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  29. Wow Mii I love how you finish this beauties off. Plus I totally agree with the sentiment LOL!
    xo Alicia

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    1. Thank you Alicia!! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  30. That's looking so great!! lovelt piece

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