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Post by lyndaejane on Tue 6 Jan 2015 - 19:29

Steve took a load of 'photos for me before we put all my embroidered Christmas stuff away: sorry to any who are fed up with the thought of Christmas, but did think you might like to see them:



This is quite a small one: some cross stitch, with other counted thread stitches, and a silver holly charm, which has tarnished over the years. Stitched on linen. The frame is a deep red colour.

I'll only put up one picture a day - but I do have about two dozen!

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Post by WeirdCat on Tue 6 Jan 2015 - 20:28

Very pretty

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Post by Lorraine on Tue 6 Jan 2015 - 20:46

That's really lovely Lynda. Have you done them all yourself?

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Post by Scatty on Tue 6 Jan 2015 - 21:49

Lovely Lynda, did you do one a year if you have that many?

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Post by Di Masters on Tue 6 Jan 2015 - 22:22

That's pretty, I have never done any really Christmassy ones.

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Post by kimb on Wed 7 Jan 2015 - 9:19

pretty.

I have only everdone one christmas crossstitch and its still never made it to a frame ..

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Post by lyndaejane on Wed 7 Jan 2015 - 9:33

Steve only took pictures of the ones I've done, Lorraine, although I have quite a few more ornaments and one more framed piece made for me by friends.

When I was heavily into embroidery (late 80s and the 90s) I just stitched away, Alison. I have a few pieces which are on display all the time and some that come out seasonally, but most are Christmas ones.

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Post by thriftycrafter on Wed 7 Jan 2015 - 19:28

I LIKE that.
Is it behind glass/removable glass? I discovered this year that silver can be cleaned with an eraser, and it's very effective, worth a quick once over if you can get to it. Saves using wet polish and potentially messing up the fabric/work.

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Post by lyndaejane on Wed 7 Jan 2015 - 19:44

No, Karelyn: I never put my embroideries behind glass and I never put anything at the back, either. It allows the fabric to breathe. Interesting that tip about the eraser: hope I remember it by the time I get them all out next year!

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