Monday, 20 February 2017

Deck The Halls


I have been wanting to do this project ever since i saw the pattern in a Simply Vintage mag.
I am linking up with Super mum no cape to see what the other ladies got up to go here


I decided not to use xmas fabric for this and i used reproduction fabric instead.


I decided to use plain green for the binding


I like the way it has turned out something a bit different to the traditional xmas decoration.

 This pattern is called Deck the Halls and is a Natalie Bird design and the thread i used was Cottage Garden thread called Hippeastrum,i would suggest anyone using that colour thread to first soak it in salted water as it ran terribly while just stitching it,it just bleed right into the fabric and made an awful mess,i was very lucky i soaked the piece with a colour catcher and it all came out,phew.

 Life only comes around once.
So do what makes you happy and be around people who make you smile.

cheers shez xx


24 comments:

  1. Beautiful stitchery Shez, that is a bit scary hacing the colour come out of the thread while you are using it. Like tour header, lots of smiles there.

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  2. Your not tour!!!! Fumble fingers trikes again!!

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  3. Looks fabulous Shez. Oh so glad you got the thread colour out. that is awful it ran while you were stitching with it. Hugs,xx

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  4. gorgeous Shez, it looks great in those colours...
    Hugz

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  5. I love the fabric you choose for this. I was also glad to hear the run came out with a colour catcher as I have had a problem with one of my projects too so you have given me hope that it will come out and I won't have to redo it again!

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  6. Beautiful work and love the colour choices... bit scary the thread running xxx

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  7. Looks great, the colours work perfectly together.

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  8. Hi Shez. love your wall hanging. I also stitched that pattern out of that mag ... I made my in christmas fabrics & now seeing yours - I wish I had made my non=christmassy too. Yes I have had Cottage Garden threads bleed on me too.

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  9. Lovely stitchery , wow that is so strange the threads would run like that , so glad you were able to get it all out .

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  10. Those fabrics look great. Love the house wreath too.

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  11. Great finish! I like that fabric!

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  12. Great!! I've done a lot of Natalie's Christmas stitcheries but not this one...

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  13. This looks fabulous Shez and I like that you didn't use Christmas fabrics.... it adds a different look to the finished project! Christine x

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  14. It's a lovely pattern Shez. Glad you sorted out the colour problem. Those colour catchers are great. I always have a few on hand.

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  15. Good heavens, that thread sounds like trouble, Shez! I'm glad the problems could be sorted out, because it sure is a nice colour.
    I have that one as a pre-printed stitchery, but haven't done it yet... you know how it goes ;)

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  16. A beautiful finish. I wash all my CGT and lay them on paper towel to dry...you can see then as it is drying if it's still bleeding. So glad you were ok....too pretty to be ruined x

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  17. Another NiCe chrissy decoration. Well done Shez...xix

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  18. Very cute Shez. Love the fabric you've chosen

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  19. Just beautiful ... love your colour choice... I have finished Making Sprits Bright about 7 years ago...

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  20. I never thought of the thread bleeding through before. That stinks, I am so glad you got it out. Color catches are a wonderful thing. Your stitching is beautiful. Hope you have a beautiful day.
    Hugs
    donna

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  21. Very pretty and I love the fabric you chose! xx

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  22. You always choose lovely fabric and thread combinations that work so well.
    Thanks for the tip on this particular thread.

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  23. What a cute Christmas pattern! Color catchers have saved the day more than once in this house. :)

    Thanks so much for linking up to last week's Stitchery Link Party and for the link back. Aloha hugs!

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