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Monday, July 16, 2012

The Poodle Magnet Is Finished

Hey everybody! How are you today? I hope you are having a terrific day. Hello new followers! So glad you joined us.

Take a look at this little beauty. ;)

Yes, another bottle cap poodle magnet. This little sweetie was taken from my own book House & Garden Samplers by Mary Jenkins. I used the Crescent Colours Milady's Teal (variegated grey) floss. I stitched her one over one on 32 ct Antique Pink linen. I sewed on the hand dyed ric rac trim I recently won from Nancy.

If you look very closely at the magnet picture you may be able to see the variegation of the ric rac. Sorry I did not realize the pics don't show it off. It is great. I love it. I put it to use right away Nancy. Thanks again Nancy!

These lovely gifts are from my friend Annette. She is going through a very rough time right now with her mom. Please keep Annette in your prayers. :) You can see one of Annette's personal business cards in front. Can you believe the variegated DMC floss is one I do not have? I have many, many DMC pinks!!  I will try the Peach Tea. :) Look at the lovely little envelope it came in. I have never received a handmade card before. What a talented lady.♥

So now that the magnet is done, I am on to another stitch. I know what pattern it will be, just having difficulty picking the linen for it. I am working from my stash. I have to! Then I will need to be off to JoAnn for the missing DMC.

I have just begun a new book, Lady in Waiting by Susan Meissner. So far it is interesting. I am not very far! ;)

More junk weather has begun this past weekend. 100+° temperatures are here for a while with no rain again. :(  I hope it is cooler by you. And green! The grass is so brittle here. A yucky yellowish brown.

Getting ready to stitch and praying,


cucki said...

Aww it is so cute..and lovely gifts too
Love xxx

Catherine said...

Sweet magnet and great goodies!!

gracie said...

Love the bottle cap finish....

Giovanna said...

Lovely stitching, and perfect finishing on the magnet - congrats! Such pretty colours too.

Meari said...

Adorable finish, and what a nice package. What part of the country are you in? We've been getting 100+ temps, too.

Carol said...

Very cute, Vickie--you'll have to take a photo sometime of all your poodle themed stitching as a group :)

Margaret said...

I love the poodle magnet! So cute and beautifully finished too! Nice gifts as well. Looking forward to seeing what's next!

Penny said...

It's so tiny and cute! I love it! And that was sweet of Annette to send you that lovely package! :)

Melanie said...

Sooooo tiny..........and adorable!