Thursday, March 31, 2011

Pear Tree

I finished stitching Pear Tree with just a day to spare!!! It was cutting really close!!! So far I’m doing pretty good on my one ornament a month stitch~~

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Pattern: Little House Needleworks "Pear Tree"
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 36ct Lakeside Linen Fawn 
Stitch Size: 3" x 3.875"
Completion Date: 03-30-2011

I had a rough start on this one, because initially I used 2 strands of floss on this 36ct fabric, but it just looked to crowded so I took it apart and started over with one strand. The dark brown does not cover as well, though, but at that point I did not want to take it all apart again, so I just let it be. All in all I’m quite satisfy with it. I really love the green and gold of this one~

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The one thing I changed on this design was only using one bead on each backstitched branch instead of three because the bead I had was a bit big for 36ct, and 3 would look too crowded. I like how it turned out, tough~~

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Can’t believe we are heading in April already!!! We had some really nice weather here, hope your days are as sunny and bright~~ Happy stitching!!

11 comments:

  1. Nice work Theresa, I just loved doing Pear Tree, it was small enough to get done quickly but varied enough to stop any boredom.
    have a great week
    hugs
    Miche'le

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  2. This is one of my favorite from last years LHN ornaments. As you said, the colors in this one are really nice. I'm in the process of finishing mine into a pillow ornament. What's up next for you?

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  3. Your Pear Tree ornament is lovely, Theresa. I like it with only one bead on each branch and the fabric you chose is lovely with the colors in the design... Happy April :)

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  4. Love the colors in it! Good job!

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  5. Very nice finish Theresa! I think the brown looks fine....

    happy stitching in the new month!

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  6. Great finish! This is one of my favorite LHN ornies! The green and gold really stand out!

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  7. Really beautiful! This was my favorite ornament from last years group...I think it was the only one I've stitched so far too.

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  8. Congratulations on the finish! It's beautiful.

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  9. Pear Tree is awesome. I love the little beads at the end of the green sprigs. So pretty.

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  10. you are really talented. love your work. ;-)

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Happy stitching~~

Theresa

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