Birth Announcement Embroidery Project:
Start date: September 1, 2011
Estimated date of completion: October 30,2011
For Eloise Katherine Phillips, infant daughter of my friends Josh and Jana Phillips
This is a Permin of Copenhagen design “Simone”. I’m going to redesign it slightly for little miss Eloise, working it with DMC threads on an antique white linen by Zweigart.
Starting September 1st, 2011
Estimated time of Completion:
November 1, 2011
Christmas ornaments. I will work one each weekend for the children of friends and family. Total count is 12. I’ll be working Eloise’s sampler and these in tandem.
French Monogram Throw Pillow ,
“Manchour du Poche”
Start date: August 15, 2011
Estimated time to completion:
I’m venturing into making some of my home decor, starting with a beautiful French monogram pillow design by Rouge du Rhin. While the project design shown is in a fabulous red, I am reworking it into softer hues of sky blue and a very light avacado green to compliment an ethereal, peaceful bedroom.
13×13 piece of Vintage Cashel Linen, 28 ct, Blue Whisper
One skein DMC embroidery floss, #471
Size 24 tapestry needle
1 yd fabric
1/3 yard fabric
One 20×20 inch pillow form
Fabric marking pen
Pillow pattern from Feb 2006 Just Cross Stitch magazine, volume 24, number 1.