Wednesday, January 19, 2011

I did it!!! Well, Sort of….

While I was waiting for the first ornament of this year to come out, I decided to start on some ornaments from last year before I got all the materials I need for the 2011 ornaments, and I finished stitching Fa-La-La last week~~~~ It was such a fun stitch, way haven’t I done it sooner?!


Pattern: Little House Needleworks "Fa-La-La"
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 32ct Belgium linen
Stitch Size: 4" x 4"
Completion Date: 01-13-2011

I know I haven’t finished finished it, but I like to do my finishes all at once, so I've decided to finish them quarterly. On this note, January's ornament – check!! My hands are actually itching to start the next one!!!


I’ve also did a bit of sewing over the weekend. A friend of mine picked out this fabric from a bargain bin and asked me to make it into a scarf for her.


Because the fabric was too wide but wasn’t long enough, I decided to split it length wise and added the extra to the two ends. I then used this cotton lace to cover the seams. This was a simple project, I sure love how it turned out. Most importantly, my dear friend seems to love it, too~~


I was very fortunate to have won Cindy’s New Year giveaway a few weeks ago. Since it was a mystery giveaway, I had no idea what was in the package. When it finally arrived, I was overwhelmed by Cindy’s generosity!!! It was filled with charts, magazines and all sort of goods, plus a lovely ornament she have made!!! Thank you soooo much, Cindy, what a great way to start a year~~



  1. Good luck with your ornaments this year - I hope you get a bunch finished :)
    Congratulations on your win - Cindy is certainly a generous blogger :)
    Take Care

  2. Congratulations on both of your finishes! The scarf is lovely - your friend picked out a wonderful fabric for it.

  3. Beautiful ornament!

    BTW, I LOVE giraffes too! I have them all over my living room as decorations.

  4. Your ornament stitching looks lovely. That's such a nice series.

    Great idea for the scarf. It really turned out feminine. What a treat for your friend!

  5. That is one of my favorite of the LHN ornaments, Theresa--so darling!

    And what a great scarf--very creative idea for making it longer.

    Congratulations on your wonderful win from Cindy--I do love that Christmas Tree farm chart...have to add it to my wish list :) Enjoy all the goodies :)

  6. Theresa,
    I have been pretty embroidery, I have to stitch Christmas ornament also a month. since it is an excellent idea
    The gifts received are spectacular.

    Happy day

  7. Great finishes, the scarf looks great with the lace! Congratulations on your win too!

  8. Wonderful stitching and wonderful sсarf! Very spring! :)))

  9. Great finishes! The scarf is super cute!

  10. Oooo, your LHN ornament is just lovely!

  11. Theresa, all your finishes look wonderful! You've been very productive!

    Congratulations on the giveaway - what a haul!

  12. Lovely ornament finish and great selection off pretty goodies/ornie from Cindy.
    Pretty scarf for your friend too.

  13. congratulations for the gorgeous finish, i like the scarf, look great.

  14. Congratulations on the finishes! I love the ornament--what a great idea to do your finishing quarterly! Beautiful scarf, too. Congrats on winning the giveaway!

  15. lovely ornament finish, and a lovely scarf you have made for your friend

  16. I love the ornament you finished and love gifties that you received.


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