I have a few more pieces to share before this year is over. Can you tell I am trying to beat the clock? I hope everyone had a great Christmas. Our neighbor invited us to join their family and my 3 years old had a great time playing with other kids and of course, he enjoyed all his christmas gifts. At the end of the Christmas day, he told me I am going to sleep now and please let Santa knows I want 3 more presents.
I have started this 2005 Told in the Garden Angel since November and finally I finished stitching it. The various shades of green definitely were driving me crazy. I did not like the beaded work I did in the middle the first time so I spent hours ripping the beads out and did my own version. I ended up using two different sizes of metallic gold beads. I am very happy with the result. I always use "thread heaven" for all my metallic filaments stitching. It is such a blessing. I have stitched the 1997 Told in the Garden Angel years ago and I am also attaching a picture of that piece as well. Can you tell the similarities between the two?
I also managed to stitch a Shepherd's Bush design "Christmas Joy" and I have made some changes to the original pattern and will eventually make it into a mini needleroll.
The last finish is Just Nan "Angel Melody" . It is a perfect design for a scissor fob. There are red and gold beads around the wreath. Scanner just does not do a good job when it comes to white, off white or beige fabric.