Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Victorian Inspired Pinkeep

Often times I start a project with an end result in mind......and sometimes things just don't work out, so I have to improvise (which can be difficult with my Type A personality!) Happily, this pinkeep has turned out exactly as I hoped it would. I wanted the finishing to have the same Victorian flavor as the design. I finished it for the Monthly Finishing Challenge.



Just Cross Stitch, August 2007
32 ct oyster linen
DMC 3371 & 503
Czech glass beads


26 comments:

Kim B said...

Wow Staci I am in awe! This turned out so beautifully! It is sure to put mine to shame :)

Susimac said...

Oh Staci thats beautiful wonderful finish

Ranae said...

Your pinkeep turned out beautifully, awesome finishing.
Hope you are feeling better, (knocking on wood) we have not had that bad stuff as of yet (fingers crossed too) lol
Now Adide is looking great. I dont think I have ever seen that one.
Take Care!!

Sharon said...

Gorgeous pinkeep! Congrats on a great finish!

Wanda said...

Wonderful pinkeep! I am glad to hear that you feel better! Thanks so much for the tutorial for the floss ring its great!

xstitch.nl said...

What a gorgeous pinkeep, Staci!! You certainly conquered that challenge... :o)

Itching To Stitch said...

Nice stitching and beautiful finishing ;)

lena-lou said...

OMW you have a blog now!! Many warm welcomes to blogging land :-))) I don't think I visited your blog before now ? If I have then you have a well deserved double welcome from me LOL

Anyway back to business, I love the style of work that you do Staci and this Pinkeep is no exception, the rose fabric on the reverse is just so perfect :) I enjoyed your tutorial for the thread holder thanks for that. It is added to my list of ' I will do one of them too ' :)

Have a Happy Easter weekend

Carol R said...

A beautiful pinkeep Staci - well done. I am sure that anyone whose initials are SEW would surely love this too!

K in NY said...

Staci, that is a BEAUTIFUL pinkeep! Thanks for sharing it with us on your blog.

Paisley said...

What a beautiful pinkeep! Your finishing is so perfect!

Brenda said...

Very pretty, Staci. Everything looks so nice together. Looks great.

Sandy said...

I found your blog via Vonna's blog and have to say I love this pinkeep, you did a great job on it. :D

nicky said...

Staci, I am glad you decided to start a blog. Now i can keep up with all your lovely stitching too.
Nicky xo

Wendy said...

Beautiful pinkeep and the finishing detail is exquisite!!

Cheryl said...

Your stitching and finishing is really beautiful Staci!!

Vonna said...

VERY nicely done :)

Barbara said...

This is incredible. I just LOVE it!

Lelia said...

wonderful stitching & finishing! It is just beautiful : )

Kathy said...

Beautiful stitching and finishing!!!

tkdchick said...

Wow that's absolutely beautiful!

Laura said...

What a sweet design, and the pinkeep finishing is beautiful!

Annemarie said...

Staci, could you please, please, please e-mail me please at anvladar at yahoo dot com, please, please, please? I don't have your e-mail address and I want to thank you, profusely, for your wonderful package that I've just received, and I think I may need a little more space to do so than this comment section.
Which, of course, is meant for comments on your blog :o) Your Victorian pinkeep is a marvel. Love those colours!

Teri said...

What a beautiful finish! The colors are perfect, and I can't imagine a more appropriate choice of edgings. Love it!

quiltorstitch said...

That is a very pretty pinkeep. You take good pictures too, which help us see how gorgeous it really is :)

Michelle said...

Beautiful! I love the trim you used for the edges.