I Stitch Therefore I Stash Complete

Almost two months ago I promised you the pictures of my completed I Stitch Therefore… project, to be honest it’s been languishing in a bag waiting to be washed this whole time. But finisally I got it sorted and here it is. I’m still going to make some changes to it, add a lining inside or maybe just a removable pocket. Also I’m thinking about changing the straps so they are longer, I’ll have to find some funky fabric first.

But here is the stitched finish


And a closer look at the stitched area


As you may or may not have noticed, I love my close-ups so here we go






And here is the last one (I promise), doesn’t the bag look great with some stash in it?

The I Stitch Therefore I Stash pattern was in an issue of Cross Stitch Crazy, it was stitched onto a ready made bag I’d bought in Thailand using 14-count waste canvas. Mostly I used DMC cotton, however for the first ‘I’ and the border around I used Dragonfloss Seawitch, and for the flowers I used Pomme de Pin Pimprenelle (dark ones) and Dragonfloss Tea Rose (light ones)

While I would love to see other people stitch this I’m not able to pass along copies and my own copy has gone to a new home


9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. claire93
    Sep 14, 2010 @ 11:34:43

    what an absolutely fabulous finish !
    looks great ^^


  2. Blu
    Sep 16, 2010 @ 22:38:32

    Awesome finish! Such a great pattern for bag to go stash shopping with.


  3. Terri
    Sep 18, 2010 @ 14:38:40

    It’s fantastic!


  4. Erla Björk
    Sep 27, 2010 @ 14:24:26

    It looks gorgeous!


  5. Lucinda Lynx
    Oct 01, 2010 @ 07:05:40

    Looks great!


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