Saturday, 16 January 2010

First Finish of 2010

LHN Fa La La is my first finish of 2010. I frogged out all the white lettering last night and replaced it with the red and I'm much happier. This morning I finished off the beading and then proceeded to look for fabric for the finishing. I think this one will do quite nicely. Now I'm off to work on frogging out the stars in Blessings and replacing them. Hope everyone is able to have a stitchy weekend!


  1. That red stands out much better than the white did. Very cute finish!

  2. I,too, and thinking the read lettering looks better! Great finish!!! Looks like you are well on your way to a stitchy year!!

  3. Great finish and I agree the red looks so much better. I have this one in my stash to stitch up too, will have to remember this :)

  4. Congrats Lynn, it looks great and I love the backing fabric you've chosen!

  5. Yes, you are right, it looks much nicer with the red letters. And the backing fabric is very beautiful for it.

  6. Beautiful finish, Lynn! I LOVE the fabric you have paired with it!

  7. Great finish, the red lettering really pops, nice change. Hope you're feeling better by now. Saw where you were going to be working on finishing up Ink Circles Owls, that is a fun one. Where did you get the pattern, I can't find it listed.

  8. Congratulations, great finish! I love the backing fabric you have chosen.

  9. Great finish ,congratulations and about the red letters are right ;-) !

  10. Hi Lynn,

    It's been sooooo long since I last
    left a comment on your blog and
    there's always so much to talk
    about when I'm here so this may be
    one heck of a long message.

    I read that one of your sons was
    in Georgetown over Christmas to
    check out the Christmas lights.
    There are actually several homes
    in town that decorate like crazy.
    One is near the hospital and the
    other is one block over from us.
    That guy has an amazing display
    which includes Santa and his
    sleigh and all reindeer, a
    Christmas train, candy canes,
    and all kinds of gift wrapped
    packages. The display actually
    covers three yards. Next year
    I must remember to take pictures.

    Your kitchen renovations turned
    out fantastic!!! The kitchen is
    beautiful. I'm especially envious
    of your wonderful long island/
    counter space on the one side and
    of your storage space. You can
    never have too much storage space.
    The whole room looks so bright and
    cheerful and welcoming.

    I viewed your new flooring in
    the living room with interest
    because we're planning to do
    our living room/dining room
    floors soon too. The carpet
    that is currently in those
    rooms was here when we moved
    into this house 18 years ago
    and it's wayyyyy past time that
    it was replaced. I really like
    the color of the floor that you

    Sounds like you had a busy, busy
    Christmas and New Years because
    of the renovations and the visits
    of your sons and granddaughters
    being spread out throughout the
    week. You must be in need of a
    nice relaxing vacation after all
    that uproar. The lights of Upper
    Canada Village look beautiful in
    your pictures. I'd love to see
    it for myself someday.

    Fa La La looks great and I agree
    with your decision to frog out
    the white thread and stitch the
    title in the red thread instead.
    I'm always running into problems
    when choosing fabric to stitch a
    project with and then finding
    that the lightest colored threads
    disappear when stitched on it. So
    then I usually back stitch the
    invisible words or item to make
    it stand out more. Drives me crazy!
    Love the fabric that you've chosen
    to finish this off with too. Very

    Hope you and your DH are over the
    worst of your colds and are on the
    road to recovery. It's frustrating
    to be home and not able to stitch
    because you're feeling too crappy.

    I actually managed to find all my
    regular knickknacks after packing
    away Christmas for this year but
    one year not long ago I didn't
    find one item until August!!!

    Enough for now. Great to get
    back in touch with you and catch
    up on all your news.


  11. Congratulations girl on your first happy dance of the year!!! YOU GO GIRL!!!

  12. It's lovely! Congrats on your finish! My Fa La La just arrived in the mail today so i am even more behind!