Christmas · Cross-Stitch · Finished · Uncategorized

Christmas Present Previews

I keep thinking that I should post some pictures of what I am working on…but I am working on Christmas presents for friends and family so I can’t post them until the New Year.  I am enjoying making them into ornaments more than I thought I would.

I’m going to show some of the edges on my ornaments.  I’m particularly happy with the red and green ribbon trim.

 

 

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Christmas · Cross-Stitch · Finished · Uncategorized

It’ll be a Margaret Sherry Christmas

I prefer to make Christmas presents for my family.  I’ve stitched two Leavitt-Imblum free angels, one Nora Corbet free cherub, a Martina Webber freebie and a Passione Ricamo freebie.  I went through the magazines that I have and found a bunch of Margaret Sherry designs that will make really cute ornaments.  So far I’ve gotten two done. 

Choc-a-holic
Magaret Sherry 2009 Calendar

Chocoholic stitched up very quickly.  I stitched it on 22 count aida and had to convert anchor to dmc.  I am going to try getting some pink maribu trim for the edging.

Cool Cats
Cool Cats designed by Margaret Sherry, December 2007, Cross Stitcher Magazine

This winter design took longer than it needed to.  I frogged the scarf and the head a couple of times.  Silly counting mistakes.  I’ll have to wash this one out, the floss I had to frog left behind a shadow.  They are small, only 3.5 inches around at most.  I am going to stitch a few of the designs from the 2009 Calendar.  I want to give a couple of them to co-workers this Christmas.