Sunday, February 28, 2010

Two More Prairie Schooler Blocks Finished

Blocks E and F have been added to D!
D*E*F by The Prairie Schooler
25ct Fairy Dust evenweave
DMC cotton floss


E is for Embroidery


I had fun with this block and added a little dimension with the spools of thread.







F is for Friends






I had more fun with this block by adding a padded satin heart . . .







and french knot flowers . . .

Here are the changes I made to these blocks:



E Block:
Tapestry: background 938; flowers & leaves: 3362 to 3363, 3011 to 3013, 3857 to 3722, 422 to 677, 3828 to 422; Letter E: 3363; Leaves: next to face 3012; Lady: hair 938, face & hands 754; Hoop stand: 938, linen 712, embroidered initials & year; Cat: added whiskers; Spools: 3857 to 3858, used padded satin stitch (1 strand) on both with blue thread going thru needle & red thread hanging loose.



F Block:
Tree Trunk: 434; Doors: 3829; Window: flowers French Knot 1 strand, stems 3013; Girls: hair 838, dresses 3768 & 3363; Cup: BS 3858: Heart in hand: padded satin stitch 2 strands; Key: 3013.



Hop on over to the Prairie Schooler ABC Stitching Bee here and check out all the fun!

Here's my total progress so far . . .


Blocks D, E, F, & M, N, O. Where to go next????

10 comments:

  1. The colors look so rich! This is one beautiful piece.

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  2. Stunning! I can't believe what an amazing WiP this is! Beautiful work!

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  3. I love this so much! I agree with Annie about the colors!

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  4. This piece is lovely! I'm looking forward to watching your progress.

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  5. Beautiful work !!!! and also beautiful blog !!!

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  6. Hi Candace,
    Your PS blocks are growing so pretty! I also loved your JN humbug, looks dainty and very winter-y.
    I was pleasantly surprised to see one of my desings stitched by you.You did a very nice job on it! Hugs,
    Olga

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