~*My Favorite Kitten*~ Pinkeep
c ~~primitivebettys~~ / Betty Dekat
I used DMC floss (3721, 3021, 926, 221, 422, 413, 3051) on 32-ct linen
I changed the cross to a heart at the neck, otherwise followed pattern
Comments by Judge: "Very nicely done. Good edge finish. Nice color choices"
Section 507 -- Miscellaneous Needlecraft
a. Combination of Techniques
Lavender; Loyalty & Devotion
The Victoria Sampler
c.2002 Thea Dueck
Front: 62H x 40W. 28ct Antique White Cashel Linen. Kreinik #4 Braid #002; DMC #12 White Perle Cotton; AVAS #1343 (purple); DMC Floss 210, 501, 502, 3813, blanc, 208; Mill Hill beads; Needle Necessities #178 Coventry Gardens.
back: cross stitch & bumble bee charm
Comments by Judge: "attractive bag. delicate handiwork."
Section 101 -- Special Occasion (any Holiday, Special Event)
b. Tree Ornament
pattern from the 2006 JCS Orn magazine
designed by Diane Williams of Little House Needleworks
I used 32-count Confed Grey Linen with Dried Thyme + Nutmeg (GAST), Amber (WDW), #341 & #375 Anchor floss. The 'pot' is a variation of a freebie from the Workbasket web site
Comments by Judge: "Very nicely done. Good color choices, nice details"