Monday, 21 January 2013

Finish of Mill Hill Christmas Cardinals

Twice now I thought I had shown you this finish.  It's in my Christmas corner hanging up all year round. lol  That's how much I love Christmas! :)  

45 comments:

  1. Molto bello, e confezionato benissimo!!

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  2. Now that is just pretty,well worth the wait. ;)

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    1. Thanks Julie! I kept thinking I had posted the pic, lol. Glad you like it! :)

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  3. so beautiful !!!
    very well done sweetie
    this is such a lovely piece
    it seems I'm already late for next Xmas hehehehe
    happy stitching
    big hugs
    xxx

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    1. Thanks sweetie! I would love to be ready for Christmas every day!! lol :)

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  4. Congrats on your finish, it is lovely!

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    1. Thank you Mii! Mill Hill has such wonderful designs. :)

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    1. Thanks Nima! Love beads on cross stitch now, since my first Mill Hill in the fall. :)

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  6. Anne, your Christmas Cardinals is absolutely gorgeous!!!!

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    1. Thanks Kate! I often wonder who designs at Mill Hill. They have talent! :)

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  7. What a beautifull piece!!
    And so tiny

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    1. Thank you Annette! I agree it is a delicate look to the design. It is sized, the design not including the banding, to be 2 inches across and 5 inches in length. :)

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  8. How funny! It's really pretty!

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    1. Thanks McKenna! I know, must be age, forgetting like that. lol So glad you like it. :)

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  9. Really beautiful--the ribbon edging is perfect on this finish!

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    1. Thanks Carol! I totally agree. I looked online for more banding like this, and couldn't find any. I found a pale blue. If you know, please let me know. Thanks!! :)

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  10. Gorgeous! I love how you finished it :) I'm christmas crazy too lol

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    1. Thanks Melissa! Glad to hear of another Christmas crazy person! lol Happy Christmas stitching!! :)

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  11. Beautiful!!!!!!

    I love Christmas and keep a Christmas corner up all year round also.

    Take care!!!!

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    1. Hi Loretta! Great to hear that. Melissa, too, loves Christmas! Doesn't that corner just make you smile!! :)

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  12. Congrats on your finish!! Very pretty :)
    hugs&smiles

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    1. Hugs and Smiles right back to you Nia! Thanks so much! :)

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  13. Hello

    Just found you!
    I love your finish and I can definitely see why you keep it out all year round.
    Sweet MS project too!

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    1. Hi Meg! I'm glad to see you here! I hope you enjoy my choice of stitching. Thank you for the nice comment. I just checked out your wonderful Cross Stitch Cottage and you do beautiful work. Love the Hardanger Wedding Sampler. And such a cute crocheted bear!! :) Following you now too! :)

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    1. Thanks Emma! Glad you like it! :)

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  15. It's beautiful way to go! I love Mill Hill designs :)

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    1. Thanks Lulu! I love Mill Hill now too! I have two more kits on hand, to do! :)

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  16. Lovely Anne! Have a lovely week! Angie xo

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  17. Thanks Angie! I hope you have a lovely week as well, with lots of great stitching time! :)

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  18. It's beautiful - I'm not surprised you don't put this away after Christmas!

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    1. I know MM, that's why I began my little Christmas corner a few years ago. I really didn't want to put certain items away, and now it still makes me smile!! :)

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    2. That sounds lovely :) I personally have my little "summer" corner in my bedroom - just to remind myself that summer does exist ;)

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    3. Great idea MM! Summer is so wonderful with the warmth, and memories of the beautiful water and beaches! Can hardly wait!! :)

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  19. What a lovely Christmas hanging piece. I would leave it out all year also.
    I collect cadinals and I have several cardinals items out all year.
    I have become a follower and enjoyed your blog.

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    1. Nice to have you come to visit Joyce! I've joined your blog too. Love your handmade cards! Never seen a live cardinal but sure love the red of them. They are so pretty. Happy Crafting!! :)

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  20. That's lovely! I love the edging on it, really makes it pop. I like the idea of a Christmas corner, I'll have to remember that for the future!

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    1. Thank you AD! I did look for more separately to stitch a second one as a gift, but may have to use a different banding. Happy Stitching! :)

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    1. Thank you so much Carolyn! Mill Hill has such beautiful kits! :)

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  22. Such a pretty design and well done on the finish!!

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