Wednesday, August 01, 2007

My 2007 Porter County Fair Results, Part Two

Ground Hog Day
Bent Creek online freebie
Comments by Judge: Very sweet pillow - love the beadwork. Cute, muted country colors, nice-

Stitched with Week's Dye Works Cocoa, Charcoal, Putty; DMC floss 501, 814, 930, 822; Mill Hill beads (42014) for the eyes on 16-count Old Rose Aida.

Mystery Sampler
c.1991 Jana P. Kerr
Comments by Judge: Pretty, delicate. Beautiful back. Excellent workmanship-

NeedleArts June 2005, Lesson I: Cross Stitches & Marking Stitches
NeedleArts Sep 2005, Lesson II: Double Running Stitch
NeedleArts Dec 2005:
Lesson III: Pulled Four-Sided Stitch & Satin Stitch
Lesson IV: Irish Stitch (& a little Blackwork, too!)
Lesson V: Four-sided stitch, Herringbone Stitch, Reversible Cross Stitch, & Satin Stitch
NeedleArts Mar 2006:
Lesson VI: Interlacing, ladder & Italian Hemstitching
Lesson VII: Floral Borders, Smyrna Crosses, Rice Stitch & Eyelets
NeedleArts June 2006:
Lesson VIII: Pattern & Damask Darning
Lesson IX: Hardanger Embroidery
NeedleArts Sep 2006:
Lesson X: Small Eyelets, Standish Stitch, Montenegrin, & Long-armed Cross Stitch
Lesson XI: Blackwork Border & Queen Stitch
NeedleArts Dec 2006:
Lesson XII: Four-sided, satin, & Faggot Stitches
Lesson XIII: Blackwork Motif (single running stitch)
Lesson XIV: Cross Stitch over one linen thread
Lesson XV: Finishing

Stitched on Zweigart Banding (cream) #7009-003 with: DMC floss 3053; DMC perle cotton 12 ecru & DMC perle cotton 8 ecru; Anchor floss 1035, 1034, 1033, 897, 895, 893, 681, 888, 887, 1387; AVAS 1714, 1716, 1011, & 4622; Silk Mori 0434. Bellpull hardware - 10cm #512410 x 2.

Bargello Pine Trees Stocking
Lois Caron - online free pattern
Comments by Judge:Very nicely done inside & out. Nice precise stitches. Like untraditional color choice - Rope trim add the finishing touch -

Stitched on white 25-count lugana with navy watercolour; evergreen watercolour; metallic (scrap on hand); perle cotton #5 blanc; perle cotton #5 pale green; Snow.

Until tomorrow ... for the final pictures : )


monique said...

congratulations on your fair ribbons! Love that groundhog, he's so cute :)

Anonymous said...

More congratulations! So glad that you won something for the Mystery Sampler, it's one of my favourites :)

Carla said...

oh wow! fantastic!!

Michelle said...

Congrats on all of your ribbons! Wonderful!

rose_michelle said...

Congrats on all of your ribbons. Soon you'll have enough to make a quilt out of, kind of like people do with the ties.

Cindy said...

Congratulations on this batch as well :)

I dropped my entries tonight for a local fair. I can't wait to see how they do :)

Anita said...

Wow, congratulations. So many pretty ribbons and I bet you are so happy.

Aniza said...

congratulations on your ribbons! Lovely works!

Barbara said...

Oh there's more! WOW!

Jennifer said...

Congratulations!! You are prolific! And it's all so pretty!

Lauren said...

Wow! My favorite is the stocking! I'm going to have to go look that up, because it's absolutely amazing!

stitcherw said...

More beautiful ones, congratulations on each. Love the Groundhog, he is a such a fun one, I've actually done him three times.


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