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Monday, March 5, 2012

Glitzy Accessories Finally Finished!!

In the year 2000 I signed up for Carol Lake's Glitzy Accessories Cybercourse through ANG. I wanted to make something just for me and I liked her designs. I immediately finished the nametag, soon followed by the scissor fob. I then proceeded over time to stitch all the pieces and there they remained in a state of unfinishedness until this weekend. As part of my rotation system to reduce my WIPs/UFOs last week was "FINISHING" week. I was able to get the thread I needed and make all the twisted cord and tassels to complete the set.

Usually I work with a blunt tapestry needle for my cross stitch and needlepoint. This finishing stuff required a sharp sewing needle. I am seriously considering getting a tetanus shot!! No blood was spilled on the stitching.

Here is the nametag

Needlebook all tied shut

Scissor fob

Scissor case - laying tool case - frame weight.

Now on to the next rotation project with will be something from the specialty/beading category. I have selected a class from the Rocky Mountain Region 2010 Seminar called Victorian Fan -Romanian Point Lace and Beading. It has not been touched since class, so I hope I can remember what to do!

Have a nice day everyone!!!

7 comments:

Karen said...

Your pieces are beautiful! You did a wonderful job on your finishing and you certainly have several pieces to treasure.

Christine said...

They are gorgeous!

Terri said...

Beautiful set!! Congratulations on the finishes. Can't wait to see your next project.

Mindi said...

Congratulations on finishing the set, they turned out gorgeous.

Katrina said...

Very pretty finish!!!!!

Kathy A. said...

That is a wonderful set. The stitches are amazing and it makes for such a gorgeous set.

ColoradoCowgirl said...

Thank you for sharing Mary!! The stitched pieces are beautiful & you finishing just fabulous!! Perhaps you have another calling in life of "stitching finisher"!!