Hatched at Last

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It feels like so long since I’ve had a happy dance just for me. It’s just a wee one, but here it is – my finished You Were Hatched by Teresa Wentzler. Some of you may recall that Niamh ‘claimed’ this design, by deciding to arrive as I was stitching on it in the beginning. But it’s mine, I think. It’s a birth piece for me, not for her 🙂 I have adored this design since I first saw it, so I’m really pleased to have finished it. I have toyed with the idea of making it into a wall hanging, but I’m not sure yet.

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In other stitchy news, I have pics to share from the recent Scissor Fob Exchange on the Rotation BB. This first one is the fob I stitched for Allie, who, coincidentally, was my (very generous) Secret Stitcher in the last SS round. I hope to be starting one of the projects she sent me very soon. I can’t for the life of me remember the details of this design – it was a little kit I received from Annette in return for some CSS help I gave her. Those Colonial Knots making up the bee sent me a bit bonkers, but I love the end result.

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And this is what I received in the exchange – a gorgeous Sweetheart Tree fob stitched for me by Jenny, plus some fiber-bling in my favourite colours! Thanks Jenny 🙂

7 responses to “Hatched at Last

  1. Lovely exchange gifts! That little bee is so cute. But the best to see for me is You were hatched! Congratulations – looks fabulous!! :love:

  2. Congrats on your HD! It turned out really beautiful. You did a gorgeous job on your exchange piece, too.

  3. The HD is fantastic! And your scissor fobs are gorgeous!!

  4. Congratulations! Your “Hatched” looks wonderful. (I like the dark blue backstitching better than the metallic as well.) *Love* the bee scissor fob… Jenny’s fob is just beautiful, too. 🙂

  5. What wonderful pieces! I love the needleroll scissor fob. I have never see anything finished like that. Very cute!

  6. You Were Hatched turned out beautifully! I’m glad you’re keeping it for you. 🙂 You did a beautiful job on the scissors fob that you sent and received a lovely one in return. A perfect exchange!

  7. what a lovely finish!