2016 finishes

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[the symbol ⭐️ next to a finish marks it as a full finish too 😉 ]

1. The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery – Christmas on Gingerbread Lane Club

cross stitch & Speciality Stitches of my choosing, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed some of the colours and personalised the piece here and there.

2. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryA Very Merry Christmas Town Club

cross stitch & Speciality Stitches of my choosing, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed some of the colours and personalised the piece here and there.

3. The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery  Pen Pals #203

cross stitch and backstitch, stitched on 28ct. Vaupel & Heilenbeck white linen with printed heart motifs in ecru with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 1).

4. Margaret Sherry – Cute Kitty/Chubby Taras

cross stitch, backstitch and french knots (91!!), stitched on 40ct. Zweigart white linen with the prescribed DMC threads (1 over 2).

5. Maria Diaz – Easter Bunny ⭐️

cross stitch, backstitch and Straight stitch, stitched using DMC threads on the perforated wood silhouette that came with the kit (3 plies) included in Crossstitcher #303. I fully finished the ornament using a scrap of felt from stash and DMC thread – no glue or cheap shortcuts allowed! 😀

6. Maria Diaz – Spring Swallow ⭐️

cross stitch, backstitch and Straight stitch, stitched using DMC threads on the perforated wood silhouette that came with the kit (3 plies) included in Crossstitcher #292. I fully finished the ornament using a scrap of felt from stash and invisible thread – no glue or cheap shortcuts allowed! 😀

7. Lizzie*Kate – Merry Little Bird ⭐️

cross stitch, buttons and beads, stitched using Weeks Dye Works threads on the pre-finished 28ct. linen ornament that came with the kit (2 over 2).

8. Lizzie*Kate – Holly & Hearts 2013 Mystery 

cross stitch, Satin Stitch and charm, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed some of the colours and personalised the piece here and there.

9. and 10. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryCupcake mini matching scissor fobs ⭐️⭐️

cross stitch, cording, tassels, stitched on 40ct. cream and pink Zweigart linens using the prescribed DMC threads (1 over 2). I received this pattern as a thank you after a purchase placed directly from TFPS and decided to turn it into matching scissor fobs using two colours of linen. Measuring only 2,3 cm per side, these are my smallest finishes to date – possibly ever! 😀

11. Monique Bonnin, Véronique Enginger, Corinne Lacroix Nature au point de croix “Wild life”

cross stitch, backstitch, and French knots, stitched on 32ct. raw Zweigart linen using the prescribed DMC threads (2 over 2). I took elements and borders from the Animaux booklet and combined them to compose a wild life scene featuring mice, bunnies, snails, ants, bees and butterflies.

12. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryStory Time Sampler 2015 mystery Club

cross stitch & Speciality Stitches of my choosing, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed most of the colours and personalised the piece here and there.

13. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryThe Mysterious Hallowe’en Town Club

cross stitch & Speciality Stitches of my choosing, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed most of the colours and personalised the piece here and there.

14. and 15. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcherySheep scissor fob duo ⭐️⭐️

cross stitch, cording, tassel, stitched on 36ct. Zweigart linen with some of the called for DMC threads (1 over 2). I swapped a few tones to use up threads in my stash and fully finished the design (I took the two sheep from “Wool Ewe Be My Neighbour?” by TFPS) as two matching scissor fobs, one for me and one for Sarah as part of our sheep exchange.

16. The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery – Summer Beach Day 2016 Club ⭐️

cross stitch, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed the colour palette slightly and personalised the piece here and there. I fully finished the piece as a pillow that will match the other seasons in this series.

17. Summertime table mat ⭐️

quilt/sewing project I made using scraps from my previous finish.

18. BaBa’s quilt ⭐️

quilt/sewing project I made using fabrics from the Pals at Play collection. I’m using every excuse to come up with quilting/sewing practice projects – a cat quilt had to be on the list! 😀

19. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryCandy Pumpkin scissor fob ⭐️

cross stitch, cording, tassel, stitched on 40ct. Zweigart linen with most of the called for DMC threads (1 over 2). I swapped a few tones to use up threads in my stash and fully finished the design (October in the Dessert of the Month Club) as a scissor fob.

20. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryChristmas pudding scissor fob ⭐️

cross stitch, cording, tassel, stitched on 40ct. Zweigart linen with most of the called for DMC threads (1 over 2). I swapped a few tones to use up threads in my stash and fully finished the design (December in the Dessert of the Month Club) as a scissor fob.

21. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryHallowe’en scissor fob ⭐️

cross stitch, cording, tassels, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I received this pattern as a thank you after a purchase placed directly from TFPS and decided to turn it into a scissor fob. Another small finish for the the books! 😀

22. Sewing mat ⭐️

quilt/sewing project I made using fabrics from the Make Do and Mend collection.

23. Desk mat ⭐️

quilt/sewing project I made using fabrics from the Marche de Fleurs collection.

24. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryOnce Upon A Time Sampler 2014 mystery Club

cross stitch & Speciality Stitches of my choosing, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2 and 1 over 1). I changed all the colours and personalised the piece quite intensively.

25. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryTrick-or-Treat Costume Party Club 2016

cross stitch, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed some of the colours and personalised the piece here and there.

26. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryTrick-or-Treat Couple

cross stitch, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed some of the colours and personalised the piece here and there. I also charted lateral sides and a backside using motifs from other Frosted Pumpkin designs in order to finish this as a cushion.

27. Mill HillJoyful Santa ornament (Charmed Santa Faces series II 2002)

cross stitch, backstitch, bead loops and beads, stitched on perforated paper with DMC threads and Mill Hill beads and treasure included in the kit.

28. Mill HillFather Frost ornament (Charmed Santa Faces series II 2002)

cross stitch, backstitch, bead loops and beads, stitched on perforated paper with DMC threads and Mill Hill beads and treasure included in the kit.

29. The Frosted Pumpkin StitcheryTrick-or-Treat Costume Party Club 2016 (bonus design)

cross stitch, stitched on 40ct. linen hand dyed by Nina with my own choice of Nina’s Threads (1 over 2). I changed some of the colours and personalised the piece here and there. I also charted lateral sides and a backside using motifs from other Frosted Pumpkin designs in order to finish this as a cushion.

30. Rico Designs – Santa Claus Christmas hanging heart

cross stitch, backstitch, stitched as charted on 28ct. linen band with Anchor threads (2 over 2), all materials included in the kit.