Sunday, August 1, 2021

Slow Sunday Stitching--BBD Loose Feathers finished

 Slow Sunday Stitching on Kathy's Quilts blog has lots of eye candy every week.  

I put the last stitches into the Blackbird Designs Loose Feathers #21 project I have been working on happily for several months. Looking back on my blog, I started stitching on May 2; however I tea-dyed the 28 count Cashel linen  for the project in mid April.  

All the lettering was finished and I added my initials and year below the "Z".  I may change the date location as to me it is a bit distracting. Opinions welcome. Now I will consider framing options, after washing and pressing.  I love this embroidery. 

There are a lot of finished embroidered pieces in the Hoosier cabinet that also need to get to display status.  

The poinsettia and pomegranate has been waiting several years. It is a pin keep. The Gingiber bear I think I finished just last year, and maybe the year before for the Lizzie Kate Stitching Forever?  I enjoyed them all!  I do have displayed last summer's Lizzie Kate stitch. I remixed some motifs I liked better. 

Perhaps I should add a few backstitches around Mr. Gull's belly to make it stand out more from the Aida.  Alright, now I'm off to the sewing room to get some more quilt blocks made.  


loulee said...

A lovely finish.
I agree, you do need to get them displayed somehow, even if they ahve to take turns.

Dotti in CT said...

I would suggest putting the date on the left size above the bird. The long way vertical instead of horizontal.
Dotti in CT

Karrin Hurd said...

I love seeing all your beautiful stitching! Have a great week!

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Barb said...

lovely stitchery!

Tanya said...

Congratulations on a lovely finish! Yes! Get those stitcheries out on display! They are all so pretty.

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