Jul 12, 2008

Victorian Pansies Needlebook

I finished the companion piece to the scissor fob I made last year:

Designer: Textile Heritage (Scotland)
Fabric: 18ct ecru aida
Fibers: DMC floss
Embellished with handmade cording

31 comments:

Terry said...

Very nice!

MarchAnn58 said...

Wow these are great. Love your finishing it looks perfect.

Barbara said...

I LOVE this Meari. It looks so elegant. Very nice stitching & finishing. The colors are so vibrant - goes to show that DMC floss can turn out just as nice as the specialty threads. ;D
Barb in TX

kaghos said...

I just love it, it is beautiful.

Sandra said...

Wow this is a beautiful set! Well done!!!

Shannon said...

Really beautiful!

GoldenAngelsWorks said...

So very pretty.

Old Yankee Stitcher said...

All three of these finishes came out great Meari. I especially love the pansy designs. Happy Stitching CJ

Sharon said...

Meari, your'e on a hot streak here! Beautiful finish and your ornaments look great!

mercy said...

Meari they both look so great!

Katrien said...

that's so beautiful

Einschies blog said...

Oh this is just wonderful when finished...I have it in my stash too but some designs are just catching my eyes when seeing them stitched,-)))

Gaby

Debra said...

Meari, what a beautiful set.
Debra in Indiana

valda said...

Beautiful finishes!

Janice said...

Your needle book is a beautiful finish! Love the colors in both! Jingles is adorable!! Awesome finishes!

Shelleen said...

Love the finishes and how you finished the fob. Looks awesome.

Patty Smith (ILCS) said...

Meari,
Oh that is gorgeous congrats on yet another finish.

CJ said...

That is so beautiful. I love pansies. Great job as usual.

CJ

Kelly said...

I really really love this one, so pretty! The finishing is excellent, WTG!

J Rae said...

Wow! They're both beautiful! Great job!

Raven/Missy said...

Oh that is so very pretty!!

Michelle-ozark crafter said...

Oh I love pansies almost as much as morning glories! LOL! That is lovely!

Jennifer said...

That's lovely - so elegant and dainty!

stitcherw said...

What a gorgeous set, I love the colors.
Sue

sales said...

All I can say is WOW

Megan said...

That's so pretty! I just love pansies.

katkiley said...

Beautiful work Meari. They are both gorgeous.

Jenna said...

Oh Meari, it's GORGEOUS! You did a fantastic job on both of these. I really love the white thread of the background against the beige of the aida.

Shari said...

wow, this is my favorite!!!!!!! It is beautiful!!!!!! I wish I could make my own cording!!!!

Lisa said...

Wow, Meari, another fantastic job stitching and finishing. We need to talk about homemade cording and tassels. I love the white stitching, looks like lace, so pretty. Congrats! :-)

glenda said...

Your are on quite the finishing tear! Congrats on getting the complimentary piece finished. You did a great job, per usual :)