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Thursday, January 17, 2013

2013 First Finish

Hey there friends, here's hoping everyone is finding a little precious time for their handwork this month!  I created this lightly stuffed pocket finish for Carol over at Stitching Dreams for her birthday, worked in her favorite colors of yellow & blue.  The pocket runs along the trim and is a nice size to hold scissors, tape measure, or any small accessory that Carol desires...  maybe even her secret stash cash LOL!  If you'd like to wish her a Happy Birthday you can Google Stitching Dreams, don't forget to feast on her dazzling ornie finishes too!  Blogger won't let me link to her blog.  This was my first pocket project, and I see more of them in my future!
Stitchers Pocket by StitchinSweetSue
  Sassy's Fabby ~ Golden Promise linen 32 ct
Floss ~ WDW Williamsburg Blue ~ 2 over 2 
Top band/backing ~ navy cotton
Sajou initial with vintage trim
Size ~ about 4x4
Filling ~ bamboo fiber
Started & Finished ~ January 2013
Thanks for your happily received kinship, kind comments and stitchy encouragement:)
And a special howdy-do to a couple new followers, glad you found me and hope you visit when you can.
Til we meet again, I wish each of you pleasant days filled with sweet stitchin!

Tootles, Sue


  1. Ooops--I didn't type anything & see a 'your comment was published' thingie. Sorry!! Beautiful gift for Carol--it's so sweet!

  2. Lovely finish and know Carol is thrilled with it! Such a gorgeous shade of blue that you used. Did you come up with your own pattern for this "pocket"?

    Robin in Virginia
    rlbrowninva @

  3. Great job Sue. It's fun and wonderful to make gifts for our stitchy friends who really appreciate the work put into them.

  4. Beautiful finish! Love the cross stitch design.

  5. Very pretty! I love those alphabets. Your finishing is beautiful.
    Homespun Elegance

  6. I saw this on Carol's blog ~ very sweet finish!!

  7. Such a lovely present you made for Carol! Just wonderful!

  8. Thanks again for your wonderful birthday gift, Sue! The chocolate has already disappeared, but the stitching pocket will last (and remind me of you) forever :)

  9. Awww Sweet Sue you are a sweetheart indeed! It's lovely and I'm sure Carol was thrilled to receive it. I am in awe that you started and finished it all in ONE day! You Go Girl!!

  10. What a darling pillow~it's gorgeous!! I'm sure Carol loves it! How sweet of you to send it to her!



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