Saturday, November 5, 2011

The end of a wonderful SAL.....

Well they say all good things must end and that includes this SAL from Carol.  If you haven't been able to join in on this, I highly recommend purchasing the pattern (here) when she offers it.  You'll love stitching it and you can do so many different things with it.  
 Above you'll see it after I finished stitching it this morning.  Don't you just love the alphabet Carol used for the initial at the bottom right.
 And here it is finished into my sewing case.  I used a pretty green cotton for the lining and pocket.  The ribbon is silk that matches the blue stitching perfectly.  Inside you see the wool felt blue for holding my needles and mother of pearl thread holders.
Thanks for looking and blessings as always,
Barbara

18 comments:

Carol R said...

Wonderful stitching and finishing Barbara - I love the green lining fabric - in fact I love the whole thing!
The chart is now available on my sale blog.

Stitchin' Sweet Sue said...

You're so clever, hope you enjoy every minute of it, very nice! Blogger giving me fits today...

Mouse said...

absolutely gorgeous :) its a lovely piece and your finish does it justice :) love mouse xxxx

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Wow, you're speedy! I love your finish too.

Kaisievic said...

Oh, it is so lovely! The blue is so serene and restful and the pretty green lining offsets it beautifully. Love your banner photo, too - is it new?

Hugs, Kaye xoxox

katica said...

absolutely lovely! I just finished mine as well, but I'll post a picture tomorrow :O)

Carissa said...

Beautiful stitching, Barbara! I love the way you finished it.

Mindi said...

I love your finish Barbara! I've been trying to decide what to do with mine since my linen wasn't the 40 ct I thought it was. I might have to borrow your idea.

CalamityJr said...

The SAL has been so fun to follow, and your finish is perfect! I'm sure you'll enjoy using this sewing case!

Catherine said...

Beautiful finish!!

Solstitches said...

What a beautiful finish and I love how you finished it.
I took part in the SAL also. The colour I stitched with is quite similar to yours.
Love the gorgeous alphabet and can see many uses for it in the future.

Margaret

cucki said...

it is looking so lovely and wonderful finish xxx

Cindy said...

Barbara, this is absolutely wonderful! I love the colors you chose and how you finished it......thanks for the inspiration and sharing...:D

Carol said...

Yours is the first finish/finish I've seen, Barbara--what beautiful work you do!! And Carol's design is so well done--love your "B" monogrammed letter in the lower corner...

Bekca said...

This is a truly beautiful finish, you must be very pleased with it Barbara. Best wishes.

Penny said...

It's beautiful! What a lovely job you did on the finishing too. Love the B.

Mangogirl said...

gorgeous finish :) I love the colours you chose.

Tatkis said...

It looks great in blue, and you've finished it lovely!

Hugs,
Tatyana