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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Sun Blossoms Done

Today I did the back stitching and beading on the Just Nan Sun Blossoms Tree.  I love the bright colors and today's sun shine helped to improve the day.  This is a fussy project but the colors are so worth it.

Next up is Sweetheart's Tree Halloween Quadrille.  The finishing for this one is fascinating to me.  I know that sounds crazy.  LOL.  But I do enjoy the finishing part.

I was asked about floss organization.  I use the Stitch Box system for my DMC.  I have snack bags for overdyed floss.  I use a floss tote to organize any project.  It all works.  This project I have floss in the kit.  So I sorted it, put it in the tote and then marked the symbols for each color.  My stitch bows also fit in the tote.  It works out rather well.


blue star stitcher said...

I still haven't come up with a good system for all my overdyes, and hate when kits come with thread that only winds up in a tangled ball. Love sunshine tree though, such wonderful colors on it.

Ann said...

Wow! I can't believe you've already finished this one!

Sandra said...

Love the Sun Blossoms with all the fiddly colour changes you completed it really quickly.

Any idea's yet for finishing it would make a lovely picture to put all four of them together when the other two are released.

I use floss bags for all my threads and have the different projects I work on in little clear boxes with a photocopy of the picture on the top. I always have a couple of projects on the go.

Looking forward to seeing the progress on your new one.

viv said...

It's beautiful, Taffy.