Fa La La

My first small project finished for 2010.

This is the December ornament from the LHN series. The project called for 28 ct. cappucino linen. It seemed too large for an ornament, so I did it on 32 count linen which I hand dyed to look like cappucino. Unfortunately I still feel that it is too large. I should have done it on 40 count linen. I wrote to the LHN company and asked that the future ornaments be a little smaller. I don’t know if they will consider it or not, after all…who am I?! I added a strand of irridescent balger to the white snow parts and to the FaLaLa and then did the fur on the dresses with Whisper White to make it look more like fur. It was fun. I’d really like to make another one on 40 ct. fabric.

I am working on the second ornament of the series…this time done on a smaller count fabric. I will post it soon. Computer time is far and few between these days and am having a hard time getting photographs and posting done.

A bientot, Averyclaire

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sue McB
    Jan 18, 2010 @ 03:17:19

    Looks lovely, but I’m amazed you can stitch on something so fine! Well done!

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  2. Jane
    Jan 18, 2010 @ 04:32:40

    A lovely start to the year

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  3. Nicole DAVET
    Jan 18, 2010 @ 05:35:40

    Quel charme ! …si élégant !
    Vraiment très joli..et quel perfection dans l’exècution de cette broderie…

    Un “fa la la” de charme…
    bravo.Nicole

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  4. Marjorie
    Jan 18, 2010 @ 12:53:16

    The changes you made really make this ornament perfect!

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  5. Lea
    Jan 18, 2010 @ 13:57:02

    Oh, This is SO adorable! I absolutely love it! cute, cute, cute.
    🙂

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  6. virtualquilter
    Jan 18, 2010 @ 20:30:52

    Averyclaire,
    Lovely!
    Everyone seems to be downsizing so why not downn size an ornament ……. some are so big they were surely intended only for the tree in Times Square!
    Judy B

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  7. Jackie
    Jan 18, 2010 @ 21:31:51

    Your finish is beautiful!

    I have this in my stash to stitch. I had thought about stitching it over 1 but then thought it might be too small.

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  8. Philip
    Jan 19, 2010 @ 01:42:39

    Excellent detail this must of took you ages love it 🙂

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  9. Doris
    Jan 19, 2010 @ 07:39:53

    lovley and beautiful stitching, is a cute ornie.

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  10. Jacquelynne
    Jan 25, 2010 @ 20:22:07

    Cute little ornament. And I agree- If I really want to actually make projects (and actually get them done), I really need to spend less time on the computer!

    Reply

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