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Sunday, 13 April 2014

Happy Dance

Hi Everyone

I've finally finished the wedding pillow!  I know you can't believe it!  I gave it to my daughter just before there first wedding anniversary.  I also managed to make a card for them.  As you can imagine she was delighted with it.  This is my largest Hardanger project I have ever done.  I could not find a design with hearts and butterflies for a wedding, so I found some old patterns that I had and merged them together.  I've changed some of the filling stitches to the butterfly and I am quite pleased with the outcome.  There are also lots of little pearl beads that give the pillow a nice sparkle.  Here are some photos for you to see.





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Here are some Easter Freebie designs that you might like to stitch.


This free design can be found at Kreinik - click here.


Another free Kreinik design - click here.


A Colourful Band Sampler Easter Bunny can be found here.


From Tom Pudding Designs - Happy Easter.  Just scroll down to find the design.


Happy Stitching Everyone and have a very Happy Easter.


Mary Joan



8 comments:

cucki said...

Wow so beautiful..
Well done dear
Big hugs x

Annie said...

That is truly special. A wonderful treasure destined to become a family heirloom. And what a gorgeous matching card!

Mii Stitch said...

Simply stunning!

Denise said...

Your hardanger is beautiful! Thank you for all the easter freebies, I plan to do a couple of them.
Happy Stitching
Denise

ricketyjo said...

Congrats on your finish, the pillow and card are absolutely beautiful!!

Rhona said...

What beautiful projects....I especially love the hardanger pillow.

Valma said...

wow, I can easily understand why your daughter was delighted by her her gift :)
it's so beautiful !!
very well done
a very special gift to treasure
both card and pillow are superb
xxxx

Mary Joan said...

Thank you all for your kind comments.