Saturday, April 17, 2010

Just For Me

Hello Friends...I hope everyone is having great spring weather like we are here. It has been quite nice.

After I stitched that Hardanger Cloth for Joan, I told myself that I am going to do something for myself next. I decided on a CA Wells piece.

Here is what it looked like earlier today.


Her pieces are so beautiful but it is amazing how much work they are. I spent a good part of the day putting it together.






I am so glad to have this piece done and am very happy with the results. Now I have to "regroup" and decide what to work on next!

So...what about these Gingher Charlene's? It seems there is something peculiar about these. They don't seem to be as readily available as others have. When I got my 4" pair at Joann's, they did not have any of the 8". However, they did have both on-line. Since they were 50% off, I decided I needed an 8" too--besides, they are purple. But by Sunday, the 4" were no longer on-line.


Well, that's all I got for now. Have a great rest of the weekend!


28 comments:

Karen said...

great finish Jill! That is really pretty! and yes, does look like alot of work. :)

Kathy A. said...

Wow, that is gorgeous Jill. The work is wonderful, the colors incredible and the fnishing stunning. Nice work.
I managed to get a pair of the 4' at my local Joann's and they had the 8" too but they were in a strange spot. I don't know what is up.

FayeRaye said...

That is really beautiful Jill!~ I love her pieces although extensive work, well worth it in the end..Nice job~

Paula C. said...

Jill, your CA Wells piece is absolutely gorgeous! I have not had the opportunity to try one of her projects but hope I will someday. You did a great job on the finishing too!

Mylene said...

That looks gorgeous, Jill. Great job!!

SimplyStitchingintheGarden said...

What a great piece, Jill, your stitching and finishing are lovely, great job.

Love those purple scissors,haven't seen them!

Have a great day --- Roberta

Daffycat said...

Oh wow, Jill! That is really, really beautiful! Congratulations on a gorgeous finish!

Laurie in Iowa said...

Congratulations on an awesome finish Jill. It's gorgeous. You should be proud of yourself!

Laurie in Iowa said...

Congratulations on an awesome finish Jill. It's gorgeous. You should be proud of yourself!

Michelle said...

Congrats on the great finish! Love the colours too!

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Such a beautiful finish! Glad you found your 8" purple Charlene scissors!

Mama Joan said...

Great job, JillMN:) I will need to stitch mine sometime soon. That inspires me.

Deb said...

Your finish is wonderful Jill. Good for you for making something for yourself!

And I know what you mean about the scissors - one store near me didn't have any, one store just had the large ones and one store just had the smaller ones. I took off with a pair of the smaller ones and thanked my lucky stars I got a pair.

Michele said...

wow Jill that is a lovely finish! Bet you will enjoy it for years to come :)

Myra said...

Gorgeous finish Jill. It looks like a lot of work but the result is spectacular.

Cathy B said...

Gosh - that is gorgeous Jill!

valerie said...

Gorgeous CA finish! They are certainly labor intensive. You did a wonderful job with this!

Dani - tkdchick said...

Wow that looks gorgeous!!! What colour floss did you use? Its fantastic!

BrendaS said...

What a beautiful finish! Love the colors.

Stitching instead of cleaning said...

Very nice finish

Nanbon44 said...

Your work is just beautiful and the finish is wonderful to.

Andrea said...

Gorgeous finish Jill. Looks well worth all of the hard work you put in.

Sharon said...

It's fabulous!

Carol R said...

Beautiful CA finish Jill! The colours are amazing and so is your stitching and finishing!

Suzanne said...

That's an amazing finish! I really like this design.

trillium said...

Lovely colors and finish! I'm holding a giveaway today only (4/22), for Earth Day.

saras said...

and at our Joann's they had the big ones and no little ones! :) But their rotary scissors with the same name were a complete different pattern, and so was the needle threader. Same shade of purple, but completely different flowers!

Patty C. said...

Lovely finish Jill
The purple scissors are wonderful too