Friday, August 1, 2014

Exchange Piece and Gift Bags

Oh man.  It seems like the month of July just started - and here we are in AUGUST!!  SIGH.  I guess it's true - "Time flies when you're having fun" - HA!

I know my iStitch Exchange replacement piece was delivered Wednesday afternoon.  Here's a picture of "Strawberry Fields" and my finish.

I liked the first one, but I REALLY like the second one ;)

I finished 25 gift bags that will be filled with goodies for the guests at my daughter's baby shower this month.  It was a marathon, but I'm pleased with how they turned out.  I snapped this picture in my studio, you can't see all 25 bags but - trust me - they are all there (smile).

Now - on to the next project(s):

  • August Round Robin
  • HoE Christmas Ornament Exchange
  • HoE Biscornu
  • HoE Halloween Ornament
  • Grand Children's Christmas Stockings
  • Stitchy Gifts for Unsuspecting Stitching Buddies
  • Other stuff I want to do but haven't gotten to yet <GRIN>


Hmmmm - better get those needles threaded!!

Keep yourself surrounded by stitches ~ Cheers ~

15 comments:

  1. Wonderful! Whew! You are motivated. Give yourself time for those stockings Kim!

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  2. *love* strawberry fields...swooning. x

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  3. A lovely design and beautifully finished.

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  4. Lovely finish, and those gift bags look beautiful! Great job :D

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  5. Trés beaux travaux,la première broderie me plaît beaucoup,c'est un pinkeep n'est ce pas?
    L'harmonie des couleurs est parfaite.
    Doux week end

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    1. Oui, c'est un pinkeep. Merci - Vous êtes très gentil.
      Doux week end à vous aussi

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  6. Gorgeous stitching & finish! Congratulations on finishing all those bags!

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  7. How great that new finish is, Kim--I just love using those tiny spools, too :)

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  8. The second one is just as cute as the first Kim. Congrats on finishing all those bags.

    Linda

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  9. Beautiful! And the gift bags are wonderful!

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  10. So cute!! Great work on the bags too :)

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  11. You are a busy bee! Strawberry fields looks great.

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  12. Looks like you have lots of lovely projects coming up. Lovely fabric for the bags
    and a wonderful exchange piece.

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