Sunday, February 10, 2019

Fully Finished Gallery SAL - February 2019

Rachel of Ten Hour Stitcher had the brilliant idea of hosting a fully-finished SAL to help us get all our old and new cross stitches fully finished. I hope to keep up with it, or at least finish one a month.

I did finish one project last month that I posted about and I have another fully finished project as of last night, plus one that's on its way to being finished.

First up is Joy from JCS Ornament issue 2018:

Very simple running stitch on felt for this one with a hanger.

Next is a gift for DD for Valentine's Day:


This is a free design by Barbara Ana that I found with Jo's link for the People's Choice SAL in February. I used GITD thread for the stars and moon and stash threads for the rest. Again, a simple felt finish and the cross stitch was wrapped around stiff cardboard first.


And for the one that's not quite fully finished, I attempted to do a canvas finish for Dog Lessons by Lizzie Kate. I still need to find some matching washi tape for this one as the stuff I had on hand doesn't match. 



And yes, I'm aware tape isn't the best idea, but I like how well this fits the frame and it's about the only way it will stay. So I'll find some dark brown I think and finish this off and frame it. It's an old canvas someone gave me for DD, but something she's not interested in hanging up, so I'm repurposing it. 

I hope you've all had good luck with your finishes this past month!

Happy Stitching and Finishing!

Tiffstitch

16 comments:

  1. Great finishes and an almost finish.

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  2. Love the way you finished your pieces Tiffany. They look great.

    Linda

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  3. Lovely stitching, you have been busy.


    Catherine

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  4. Great finishes Tiffany, I love the Dog Lessons embroidery and the finish for Valentine´s day.

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  5. Lovely finishes, Tiffany! The glow in the dark moon and stars are great and the Dog Lessons is a sweet piece full of excellent advice.

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  6. All wonderful finishes, I love To the Moon and Back! Dog Lessons is a cute one too.

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  7. Your finishes are so creative! In fact they've given me some ideas.

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  8. Thank you for joining in with the SAL, and with not one but two (and almost three) finishes! They all look great. Now, using a canvas is not something I'd thought about so you might have given me an idea there... hmm... Midnight Manor perhaps? :)

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  9. Ah, the joy of a finish! Can't say I even remember what that feels like, but apparently you rock it!

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  10. Great finishes Tiffany! They’re all so cute! I keep trying to finish some of my projects. You would think one would be easy at least! Grrrr!
    Hugs,
    Barbara xx

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  11. Lovely finishes, the little Joy is really pretty

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  12. That book mark is very sweet, and I love the dog lessons!

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Thanks for any comments!

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