Monday, June 25, 2007

The Stitcher Finished! & a Bourse

I finished Waxing Moon's My Needle and My Floss last night! She was a wonderful stitch and the words are so accurate and surely it applies to almost every stitcher.

The words are stitched with Carribou Hyde by Carrie's thread it has a subtle change of colours which you cannot really see on this pic.

My Needle and My Floss
Designed by Waxing Moon
Stitched on Cashel with a mix of Carrie's Thread, DMC and French Silk
19/06/2007 - 24/06/2007

As I have pledged to Harmien (the original owner of this chart), I will now be releasing this chart to the next stitcher who wants it. You can live anywhere on this big blue marble, I'll mail this chart to you. But there's a catch ;) You must stitch it immediately and as fast as you possibly can and pass the chart on to another stitcher that wants to stitch it. If you think you can fulfill this pledge please leave a comment and say that you'd want to be a part of the Sisterhood of the Travelling Pattern, and I'll put your name in a draw! Also, you need to have a blog, so that other stitchers can keep track of it's status and it's whereabouts! I'll close the draw on Wednesday 12 noon (Malaysian time) and the results will be blogged right after.

On another note, I got word from Faizon that she received the bourse I stitched for her. Faizon is an expert tatter and I figured perhaps a little bourse will come in handy to keep her tatting WIP. As tatters will know you just need a small pouch for tatting which houses a shuttle or two, and a ball of thread! Perhaps she can take it with her for the classes she's been teaching! ;)

bourse closed

bourse opened

Designed by The Sampler Cove a motif from Double Dutch Sampler
Stitched on 28ct Lugana with DMC threads

Comment Notes: I will be always truly grateful for your wonderful comments and the sacrifice of your time. I do so much adore the work that all of you undertake and that has helped inspire me even more. What can I say but a mere 'Thank you' :)


27 comments:

  1. Simply Beautiful! Your work is an inspiration.

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  2. FABULOUS! And alright, I'm not the fastest stitcher around, but I'll certainly do my best! Please throw my name in :) The bourse looks brilliant too, now I know what Harmien was talking about!

    eileen :)

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  3. Ooh, it's beautiful, Barbara! It's so interesting to see different versions of the same design. Can't wait to see who will be the next member of our Sisterhood... :o) Love the bourse too!!

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  5. BJ, It look gorgeous and your are fast stitcher. Can I have the chart next and I promise to get it done soon. I want to be part of the Sisterhood of the Travelling Pattern. Thanks.

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  6. Jess.3:00 pm

    Needle and Floss must surely be the fastest FO I've ever seen!

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  7. Wow, that bourse is stunning! Your friend must be doing flips all over the place from joy!

    I would love to be entered into the draw for the Sisterhood of the Travelling Pattern. ;) Not only is the chart fab, but the idea of sending it all over the world is tremendously cool. :)

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  8. Please put my name in the draw too - I can't wait to stitch my version!

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  9. Please add my name to your draw, Barbara! Your Sister Stitcher turned out beautifully!!

    And I love the gorgeous bourse you made for your friend. She must be thrilled with her gift.

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  10. You are over generous with the 'expert tatter' tag for me. And my thoughts exactly when I open up this lovely surprise, that it will make a beautiful carry-all for my tatting stuff that I take with me. Thank you lots BJ.

    Faizon

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  11. Lovely finishes! The bourse is great - congratulations!

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  12. What a beautiful finish!! Yes, please throw my name into the draw too! And your bourse - love it!!!!!

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  13. Congrats on your finish!! That was quick! Whilst i love this piece, with everything else im stitching, there's no way i could promise to stitch it right away so please don't enter me! It's such a great idea passing it from stitcher to stitcher though. Love the bourse and the fob you made by the way

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  14. Congratulations on your finish :)
    Your bourse looks great!!
    Have a great week!

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  15. Wow, the Bourse is so pretty.

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  16. A lovely finished and your bourse looks wonderful.

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  17. Your finishes are gorgeous! congrats.

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  18. She's fab, Barbara! I'm looking forward to seeing who's next!
    Take care!
    Lili

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  19. How lovely Barbara :) You did a wonderful job with the WMN project!
    And that bourse is gorgeous! Super job!!!

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  20. What an absolutely adorable design and I love the bourse ;)

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  21. Beautiful finish and I love the bourse! I was curious to see it after you commented onmy blog that you had done the same motif. =)

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  22. Congratulations on the finish, Barbara! I love your bourse too :)

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  23. That is absolutely beautiful! I think it could be used as a small handbag too, but then I don't carry much because I have a briefcase.

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  24. I admire your work on the bourse. Sooo lovely!!! Nice work. Faizon must be very lucky to have received it!!Please count me in for Sisterhood draw...will try my best despite of my long stitching queue....

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  25. I admire your bourse..they are sooo lovely!! Nice work. Faizon must be very lucky to have recieved it...plz count me in for the Sisterhood draw...i try my best to stitch fast despite of my long stitching q....

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  26. You have sped through the travelling pattern and what a lovely job you have made of it. I love the Bourse you have made for your tatting friend, wish you lived here then you could give me a refresher lesson in tatting as I love the look of the pieces. I must have been 9 or 10 when I last had a go with my late Nanny Winn as my teacher....maybe I will get a book on it some day soon ;-)
    Enjoy your week Barbara

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  27. Congrats on your finish that Boruse is beautiufl!

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