Wednesday, August 15, 2007

My Lake Co Fair Results, Part 2

Stay tuned ... more tomorrow
The Black Cat
Designed by Marsha Worley & Elizabeth Newlin
The Bent Creek c. 1999

Design Size: 41x57. Stitched with DMC cotton floss #3853/3854; 3726; 310/3371; 926; 839; 3790 on 32-ct Twilight Blue Linen. Finished with SJdesigns - #1802 size 14 beads.

Scissor Fob - stitched on both sides:
Little Tree
La-D-Da freebie

Design Size: 31H x 35W. Stitched with Week's Dye Works Pecan & Pea Coat on 40-ct linen. Stitched over one thread. Dovo Scissors .

Bunny Scissor Weight
c.2001 Twisted Threads & Ruth A. Sparrow

Design size: 58W x 50H. Stitched with Week's Dye Works Onyx & Pecan on 40-count linen. Cord made with Pea Coat & Onyx.

Beaded Button
by Judy Hendrix c.2001

I participated in a workshop, sponsored by NANI, and have been creating these charming button pins for a couple years. I used mill hill beads to embellish this plastic button. btw-Judy Hendrix is an excellent teacher!! There are on-line instructions for beaded buttonsHERE on the Do it Yourself web site.

If you are interested in Beading, you may enjoy checking out Beading Daily a wonderful on-line magazine. Topics, patterns, tips, etc.

Tea Cup Pulled Thread Sampler
Designed by Michelle Perry & Mylinda Cane
for the Needle Artisans of Northwest Indiana State Day 1998

This was my first State Day & first Pulled Thread project. I used #10 DMC Cebelia -white & Trebizond Silk -Rose pink, on 19-count white cork linen. I was sorting thru my stash & unearthed the sampler -- decided to fix the teacup outline [top of sampler] and take it in for a frame.

10 comments:

monique said...

WOW... I love all of your fair pieces! Nice work; congratulations on all of your ribbons :)

Jenna said...

Great results so far! I can't wait to see the last batch. :) Thanks for the link to Beading Daily, too!

Sharon said...
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Sharon said...

Gorgeous fair pieces! My fave is the black cat by Bent Creek. Congratulations!

Myrna said...

Another awesome group!!! And you've got more?????

Way to go!!!

Jennifer said...

Congratulations on these too!! You do such beautiful work!

BLGH said...

Congratulations on your fair winnings. Great job!

Brenda

rose_michelle said...

Congrats! I've always wonder how you gals find these fairs to enter your stuff in.

Lauren said...

Wow, congrats on these, too!

tkdchick said...

Congrats on all the ribbons! How awesome!

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