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Anita's Stitching

I have begun stitching in 1978. For the last 10 years, my stitching has been with "smalls". I love to use beads and ribbons and always looking for new ways for finishing. My email addresses is anita@anitalittlestitches.com.

Friday, March 30, 2007

Chatelaine's Freebie Martina's roses

This will be my last finish for March. March was not a productive stitching month for me, so many things have happened between being sick, going to the drs offices, not having enough of sleep and so on. This is my second freebie for the month. I finished it as a biscornu. I have never shown the bottom of my biscornu and here it is. If I don't use any button on the top of my biscornu, I generally will put a button or beads at the bottom. It is a very cute freebie and I just love roses. I just went to Hancock fabric and picked up a few buttons, they are on sale at 50%.








Cathy, the blue flower is called Blue bonnets in Texas and it is also called Lupines.

28 Comments:

Blogger Senorita Stitches said...

I don't know what you're talking about. Maybe you did not stitch a lot but it certainly was productive when you turn out something so pretty as this. This is a gorgeous design. Your button really compliments it beautifully, too.
Congratulations!

1:46 PM  
Blogger Goldie said...

Love the biscornu! It's beautiful! I've got that one and another one kitted up for a biscornu as well!

2:16 PM  
Blogger Vonna said...

That is simply stunning :)
I've got a couple of her freebies printed out to stitch and make into biscorni. Your button is perfect with the design!
Great job!

3:52 PM  
Blogger Rowyn said...

Wow, that is one of the most beautiful biscornus I have seen yet. Well done!

5:57 PM  
Blogger Mary Kathryn said...

Beautiful!!

:0)

9:19 PM  
Blogger S said...

Another beautiful finish!! I love how you add all the pretty beads and buttons to things.

10:46 PM  
Anonymous Sandra said...

This is gorgeous Anita - so neat.

12:37 AM  
Blogger Susimac said...

This is stunning - well done.

3:51 AM  
Anonymous Chrissie said...

It is a beautiful biscornu Anita. Well done.

6:11 AM  
Blogger BeckySC said...

It's gorgeous! Congratulations :)

8:54 AM  
Blogger Carol said...

Wow - so beautiful! Funny enough, I just started stitching all of Martina's freebies (three of them in that style) into biscornus as well... but cannot show them until they arrive with their recipients! Great minds think alike!!

9:32 AM  
Blogger Karoline said...

It's gorgeous Anita, congratulations

1:52 PM  
Blogger Barbara said...

What a lovely biscornu Anita! Quite elegant :) Thanks for dropping by my blog...I have to add you on my Reader now ;)

11:42 PM  
Blogger Hazel said...

That is so pretty. I have a lot of probs printing out Martinas designs and when I do manage to print them they dont come out very clearly at all. I love your button.

12:25 PM  
Anonymous monique said...

Beautiful! And love the button you used, too :)

12:28 PM  
Blogger Nicola said...

What a stunning biscornu! It looks so delicate and unfussy. Congratulations, it's gorgeous!

1:33 PM  
Blogger stitcherw said...

Lovely finish, your biscornu turned out great.
Sue

7:48 PM  
Blogger Lizzy said...

Oh, what a beautiful biscornu, Anita! Lovely finishing and your button is so perfect! :-)

7:51 PM  
Anonymous Tricia said...

How very beautiful! I love your simple elegant back as much as the front.

3:14 AM  
Blogger The Silver Thistle said...

Oh my!! Your biscornu is just stunning!! I haven't seen that freebie yet but it's just so perfect for that project! And the button looks like it was made for it. What a fantastic finish. I'm totally obsessed with biscornu's and your's is just adorable!

4:22 AM  
Blogger Sally said...

Wow, that is beautiful Anita! I never thought of using these freebies for a biscornu!

6:32 AM  
Blogger ollie1976 said...

It's beautiful!

7:23 AM  
Blogger Sharon said...

Gorgeous! Your biscornu are just amazing! congrats.

8:11 AM  
Blogger Chelle said...

What a gorgeous biscornu!

8:07 AM  
Blogger bunnyhead said...

Gorgeous finish!

6:20 PM  
Blogger lena-lou said...

Anita this absolutely stunning, how nice a job you have made of this and I just love the colours so much along with the button :-))

11:17 AM  
Blogger Cathy C said...

Martina's Freebie is absolutely gorgeous. Are these the original colors in the design? If so, they sure are pretty. I too love roses, so tis one is definitely on my list of future projects to stitch. Boy if I don't get started on these soon, I am going to have a very long list of pieces to stitch. You keep providing me with more ideas now that you are stitching all these smalls. I really do love working on them. YOu've done a great job both stitching and finishing them... I loved the backstitching on the back too, very simple but very effective.

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