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30 April 2008

2008 First Happy Dance

Wow, did I just post a few of days ago? I find it hard to believe that I'm posting again so soon. Then again, remember I said I'll have a finish soon? Well, I kept my word and I can't wait to share my first happy dance of 2008 with all of you. A little late, I know, considering that it's almost May - halfway through 2008. Anyway, here it is... drumroll... ^.^

Design: Blond Beauty Cameo
Designer: Passione Ricamo
Fabric: 28 count Silkweaver's Wildberry Sparkle Reflections Lugana
Fibers: DMC & Rainbow Gallery Treasure Braid Petite
Beads: Mill Hill Beads

Did I leave anything out? If so, feel free to ask. Thank you so much for all your compliments on my "L". Carol R, I didn't use the recommended floss or fabric. There wasn't any given. The designer did however suggest Vikki Clayton's hand dyed silk and since I like the blue and red on the sample piece, I decided to stick with that but with a twist of my own - variegated floss. I picked the fabric not only because I thought it would look nicer than just plain white but I wanted to give it an "aged" look. I'm very pleased with the result so far :)

7 comments:

Danielle said...

This looks fantastic. The fabric is perfect. I love PR designs, but have yet to complete one.

Chiloe said...

COngratulation on your first finish !!! You chose the perfect fabric for it !!!

SO what's next?

Sally said...

She is absolutely beautiful! Congratulations on your finish:)

Aw said...

Congratulations & happy dance...
thank you for leaving comment in my blog. Did I reply on the silk fray when I used 2 strands initially. I am using one strand partly have to be careful with my yardage coz i do not buy extra skeins of Belle Soie, what I am using was purchase from Jean during sales. You are pretty fast. I am here and there a bit, trying to finsih the middle section. Yours do have an antique and classic look.

Carol R said...

A beautiful finish.
Thanks for the info re fabric and floss for "L" - you made a great choice

Jaimie said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

sugardoll said...

She's a beauty. You did a wonderful job! Congrats!