27 May 2016

Finishing Spree: Update #7~Made it to the bottom of the basket!

Ten days and 19 finishes later... I'm done! Whew! Here are my last few finishes.

This is a small part of Antique Bee Sampler by Elizabeth's Designs. I went a little crazy with the embellishing on this one, but it was fun.



This little sheep is a freebie from Just Cross Stitch, available here.

Another freebie, available here.


And yet another old freebie, which I don't think is available anymore.



And that's it! From this...

...to this!

Thank you to all who have left such kind comments and followed me through my finishing spree! I hope you've enjoyed it and perhaps picked up an idea or two. Finishing is fun and it doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. But I don't recommend leaving your finishing to pile up for a few years!

And now for the framing...

...but first, a break!

Thanks, y'all! Happy Stitching & Finishing!

11 comments:

  1. A gorgeous set of finishes! Love how you do cool shapes and use all those pretty trims.

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  2. Oh wow. My favorite is Honey Bee. Yep. Love it!!!

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  3. Way to go on reaching the bottom of your basket! Since you have emptied yours, should I send you mine? I really like your Honeybee finish in this batch. Enjoy your weekend!

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  4. Congratulations! They are all so beautiful. Thanks for sharing ideas of how to finish smalls. I never stitch small things because I have no clue how to finish the. I always go for larger ones to be framed.

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  5. Thank you very much for taking the time to post and explain how you finish (and for answering my silly question on your last post). As the owner of a large bag of unfinished finishes, and not much confidence, I've really been inspired and have bookmarked your posts for future reference.
    Your finishes look awesome displayed together!

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    1. Justine, practice on an old piece or stitch up a few quick freebies and practice on those to build your confidence. Once you actually start working on it, I bet you'll get the hang of it quickly.

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  6. So many lovelies!! My to-be-finished basket is actually a box...with a lid....with things in it that have been waiting years (a few of them are probably at least 10 years old by now!)for some attention. Every so often I get inspired, but with a Small Person in the house, finishing gets neglected quite often. :/ Thanks for all the inspiration!

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  7. Congrats on finishing them all!! You have inspired me to finish off a few I've kept ignoring despite them all crying louder & louder for attention. I think I will definitely try the twisted ribbon trim, it's so simple but looks so effective :)

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  8. Congratulations on the finishing. They are all beautiful.

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  9. WOW! They are all gorgeous! My favorite is Honey Bee! LOVE, love, love the embellishing on it!

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