January Biscornu and Christmas Ornament finished

Another couple of finishes, my biscornu and Christmas ornament for January. As I mentioned before the ornament will not be finished ‘finished’ for a few months, I plan on having a finishing day once I have a few more stitched up.

The biscornu is a Faby Reilly freebie design. I stitched it on some of the 16-count zweigart cream gold flecked aida I got for the wedding project, I’m amazed I still have some left although there isn’t much now. For floss I used two different DMC colour variations, and a blue Madeira silk. I also used some Gütermann Beads (9/0-9904) at the end of the flakes and around the edge. It took an awful long time to bead the edge, but it think it was worth it. Predicable I’ll be doing a Valentine’s themed biscornu for February, just have to decide on a design now. I have done one, but it’s for an exchange.

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My Christmas ornament was a freebie by The Sampler Girl, it’s called Christmas Eve Flight and can be found on her blog. I stitched it on 32-count flax Belfast linen, using Weeks Dye Works – Chestnut for the reindeer, Dragonfloss – Blood Ruby for the text and 2 DMC Colour Variations for the snowflakes.

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Blu
    Feb 03, 2011 @ 03:40:59

    Lovely finishes. The biscornu looks awesome!

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  2. claire93
    Feb 03, 2011 @ 06:56:42

    well done on these finishes Line
    the biscornu looks gorgeous

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    • Line
      Feb 03, 2011 @ 13:37:19

      Thanks Claire, I think hubby made it even better with his photo shopping skills, he cut away the original background and put it on a see through one. Now I’ve requested that treatment to all my pics 🙂

      Reply

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