Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Free Stitch - "Merci"

Recently I'm in stitch mood very much and have been working on many projects, as you can see my WIPs on the side bar!
I'm enjoying stitching very very much!
This time, I tried free stitching and finished it last night!

I had been really wanting to try free stitching from a long time ago, and finally decided to try it, as I saw very lovely design on the magazine.
It was the first time for me to try free stitching, though it was very fun!

This is a close up photo of stitched piece.
There was an instruction on the magazine, but I didn't do the same, just have done with easy stitches that I can do.

I was thinking how to finish this a lot, first I was going to make a pinkeep, but it was a bit big as a pinkeep, so decided to make it as a flat board.

I used my favourite fabric for the background and also the back, and put stitched piece on it.
Then added linen lace both top and bottom sides then also added pearl buttons!

I liked and enjoyed this, but compare to cross stitching, I realized how much I LOVE it (cross stitch)!
So I won't do free stitching anymore, lol (easy, aren't I?)
But it was a good opportunity I think, and am satisfied this result as my first work!

from "Stitch idees 2005 Vol.2"
Used DMC threads (2 strands)


samplerlover said...

Hi Yuko, you have done a lovely job for your first time and you have finished it perfectly, as always. I always love checking out on what you have been up to. - Sandra.

Itching To Stitch said...

Cute design and adorable finish ;)

Jennifer said...

That's really cute - and nicely finished!

Olenka's Stitches said...

Very nice work as usual. Could the finish be better?

Anita said...

It is very cute, great finishing as well.

Carol R said...

Very pretty Yuko - perfect finishing.

Dawn B. said...

Very nice work..Like your blog.

tkdchick said...

Well done!

Its great to get out of your comfort zone from time to time!

Carla said...

cute design! love how youh finished it!