Friday, June 26, 2009

Poppies WIP and a quick finish




Please excuse the wrinkles, but Poppies has been sitting at the bottom of my workbag all week. I've not stitched on Poppies since Sunday, but this is the progress I made over the weekend.




I started the varigated sampler - it was a freebie found on http://www.amonamipierre.net/ some time back. I just picked something simple to stitch while watching tv..and it only took a couple of nights. I looked at the little shape inside the stitched picture when I finished, and it was only then that I realised that the absence of stitching revealed a dog/cat standing up. Because of the anchor varigated floss that I used on the green aida, it was not altogether clear, so I picked a contrast to fill it in. Of course, that meant that I needed to stitch some scattered hearts across the body so that the colour didn't stand out too much!!! I plan to finish this as a little pillow for a gift for a workmate's aunt.

5 comments:

staci said...

Very lovely stitching! Congrats on your sweet finish!

Tammy said...

Such a cute finish! Poppies is lovely!

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Poppies is so pretty! Your kitty sampler is also lovely and I'm sure your friend will love it. Thank you for commenting on my blog. If I can find a way, I'll do the tornado on it somewhere!

Stitched Up said...

Love the poppies.You did a great job of making thecat clearer on the sampler too.
Hugs Daisie/Chris

Cindy F. said...

Poppies are really very pretty! and I love the way you stitched your sampler!