Saturday, March 07, 2009

Blackstone Fantasy Garden

Thank you so much for all the comments. It does my heart good to have such a welcome back. It's been so long I wasn't sure anyone would still be reading! Your good wishes have worked already - Martin got a really nice bit of freelance work today. He's not had any proper work for months so it's fantastic news!

And thank you very much to those people who offered to stitch on my RR. I will probably take someone up on the offer - I stitched eight ladies at the top for the eight of us in the RR and it would be lovely to have eight names instead of seven.

On to photos - today it's a pic of my first big finish for quite a while...




Blackstone Fantasy Garden by Ink Circles
Fabric: 32 ct Golden Promise linen from Silkweaver
Threads: Dinky Dyes Desert Sands (main colour)
Silk n Colors Frosted Auburn (second colour)
Crescent Colours Colonial Copper (main outline)
Crescent Colours Manor Red (second outline)
Crescent Colours Clay Pot, Almost Auburn, Joshua Tree
GAST Claret, Gingersnap
WDW Bright Leaf
Finished on 31 January 2009


Huge thanks to Sue for originally gifting me this chart ages ago. It took a long time to finish but I'm so pleased with it!

30 comments:

  1. A beautiful finish Nicki!

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  2. *swoons*

    It looks gorgeous!!

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  3. Absolutely beautiful! I know that you're so excited to have such a lovely finish!!

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  4. This is the first one i have seen completed, it looks fantastic

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  5. It´s fabulous - love your colour choices :)

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  6. So good to see you back again. Chin up!

    This piece looks wonderful. As does your returned rr.

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  7. Bravo! Your colors are wonderful!

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  8. Wow! That looks great. The colours look fantastic.

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  9. Congratulations! Excellent work!

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  10. Oh wow Nicki!! That is beautiful! Congrats on a fantastic finish. It's great to see you posting again! :)

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  11. It's beautiful ! The colors are gorgeous too.

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  12. Wow, this looks beautiful all finished. The colours are gorgeous.

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  13. I love it!

    I love the way it turned out; your color changes look great together. It makes me want to finish mine(which I'll pull out after I finish Provence Sampler).

    Congrats on your finish :)

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  14. It's beautiful, congrats on your finish. I have that in my stash, but lord knows when I'll get to start it.

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  15. Great color choices. Beautiful job!

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  16. Just gorgeous, Nicki! Congrats on the finish.

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  17. Wow, beautiful Nicki.a

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  18. Wow! Gorgeous finish!

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  19. It's gorgeous Nicki, congratulations

    It's good to see you posting again.

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  20. OMG, Nicki. It's stunning. It's utterly gorgeous! Wow, you must be so happy with it! :D

    And big congrats to Martin on scoring a good bit of freelancing!

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  21. Such a beautiful finish, congratulations!

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  22. Absolutely gorgeous Nicki! Congratulations!

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  23. Oh wow that is a stunning finish Nicki!

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  24. Congratulations on the beautiful finish! You've chosen some great colours. Glad to read that your SO got some work.

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  25. I adore this Nicki - the colours are gorgeous and so you. Congratulations on your finish. :)

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  26. Congrats on your beautiful finish!
    Love the colors and the design!

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  27. Oh WOW! How absolutely stunning! This is a gorgeous piece and one that will be finding it's way into my stash pile soon, no doubt. lol

    All your WIPs are just jaw-dropping. Welcome back!!

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  28. Absolutely gorgeous!!

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