Sunday, April 17, 2011

Red Peacock Hornbook finished

 I came across this design when my local LNS owner came back from the last market.  It caught my eye immediately and I couldn't wait to stitch it.  It came as a kit with everything except the ribbon and fabric and the instructions for finishing were quite easy.  It was stitched on 32ct. flax linen using a DMC floss and I used the same floss color to make the twisted braid.  
 The paper pattern is attached to the back of the hornbook and inside there is a page with a piece of wool felt to hold your needles.  A page with a heart to hold a small pair of scissors and a page with a small envelope with inside is a needle threader.
My next project is a La D Da pattern and I hope everyone is having a fantastic Sunday.
P.S.  Forgot to tell you who designed it....The Stitching Parlor
Blessings as always,



Teresa said...

It is just beautiful, never seen anything like it.
Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

Deborah said...

Wonderful finish! I haven't seen this design before. Who is the designer?

Mouse said...

ohhh that is sooo neat .. love the idea of everything being inside when you open it up :) lovely finish again love mouse xxxx

Lisa V said...

Lovely hornbook finish. I think its gorgeous.

Carol said...

What a gorgeous piece, Barbara! So unique and beautifully finished as always :)

Bekca said...

What a beautiful finish, you're finishing work is gorgeous Barbara. Can't wait to see what you'll be stitching next.

Tatkis said...

Beautiful and stylish hornbook! I love the idea with felt on the back side :)

Best wishes,

Sari said...

I've never seen anything like this! It looks so wonderful and the finishing is so fine. :)