Cross Stitch Finishes 2017-2018

Year 2018

1. Feather 
Started on : 1-Jan-2018 
Finished on: 3-Jan-2018
Actual number of days: 3 
Stitched on:14 count white Aida 
Floss used :DMC, Anchor,Moon brand 
Designer: Maria Diaz 
Pattern source: CrossStitcher , Issue 320 
Number of colors: 6
Stitch count: 54H*33W 
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch 
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,1 for back stitch
Thank you card for Ankita Anupurva

2. Most beautiful things 
Started on : 4-Mar-2016
Finished on: 6-Feb-2018
Actual number of days: 134
Stitched on:25 count vintage lugana
Kit fabric wasn't used
Floss used :Came in the kit
Designer: 
Pattern source: Candamar design 
Number of colors: 17
Stitch count: 137H*114W
Actual stitch count :4*137H*114W 
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch 
Number of strands used :1 for Full cross stitches,1 for back stitch
Gift for Jasneet

3. Birthday card for Tammy
Started on : 7-Feb-2016
Finished on: 8-Feb-2018
Stitched on:14ct white aida
Floss used : Moon brand
Designer: Diane Machine
Pattern source: All-occasion charts,The World of Cross Stitching Magazine,Issue 203
Number of colors: 2
Stitch count: 34H*40W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches

4. Love
Started on : 10-Feb-2016
Finished on: 12-Feb-2018
Stitched on: 28ct misty blue linen
Floss used : Anchor
Designer: Cathy Habermann
Pattern source: Hands on Design freebie
Number of colors: 2
Actual Number of colors used: 1
Stitch count: 45H*45W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :1 for Full cross stitches
Stitched one over one
Skipped stitching the inner border
Valentine gift for Hubby

5. Finn
Started on : 3-Mar-2018
Finished on: 19-Mar-2018
Actual number of days: 8
Stitched on: 14ct perforated paper
Floss used : Came in Kit
Designer: 
Pattern source: Mill Hill
Number of colors: 11
Number of bead colors :5 
Stitch count: 39H*33W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch,back stitch
Type of beads : Seed beads, petite beads
Number of strands used :3 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Birthday gift for Hubby

6. Gorgeous Gingham
Started on : 20-Mar-2018
Finished on:  30-Mar-2018
FFOed on : 1-Apr-2018
Actual number of days: 4
Stitched on: 14 ct white Aida
Floss used : Anchor,DMC
Designer: Joanne Sanderson
Pattern source: CrossStitcher Issue 212
Number of colors: 6
Stitch count: 63H*49W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch,back stitch, Symrna stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch & Symrna stitch
Birthday card for Zhraa
7. Beefeater
Started on : 31-Mar-2018
Finished on: 13-Apr-2018
Actual number of days: 4
Stitched on: 14 ct white Aida
Floss used : Came in kit
Designer: 
Pattern source: Heritage Crafts
Number of colors: 8
Stitch count: 37H*25W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch,back stitch, longstitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitch, backstitch & 1 for BS, LS
Birthday card for Rakhee

8. Blackwork Elephant
Started on : 24-May-2018
Finished on: 6-Jun-2018
Actual number of days: 11
Stitched on: 25 ct evenweave?
Floss used : Anchor
Designer: 
Pattern source: Anchor Design studio
Number of colors: 5
Stitch count: 67H*67W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch,back stitch, french knots
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitch, french knots& 1 for BS, LS
First time using Metallic thread
First no sew cube finish
Changed 4 out of 5 colors
Birthday gift for Karen

9. Flower Mason Jar
Started on : 6-Jun-2018
Finished on: 15-Jun-2018
FFOed on: 16-Jun-2018
Actual number of days: 8
Stitched on: 14 ct white Aida
Floss used : Came in kit
Designer: 
Pattern source: Dimensions
Number of colors: 8
Stitch count: 67H*67W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch,back stitch,french knots , half cross stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitch, half cross stitch
& 1 for BS, french knots
First hop finish
Eid gift for Lubna & family

Year 2017

1. Birthday card for DH

Started on : 4-Mar-2017
Finished on: 13-Mar-2017
Actual number of days: 6
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :DMC, Anchor
Designer:Jayne Schofield
Pattern source: Cross Stitch Crazy, Issue 202
Number of colors: 8
Number of colors used :7
Stitch count: 43H*40W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,1 for back stitch
2.Heart Biscornu
Started on : 13-Mar-2017
Finished on: 30-Mar-2017
Actual number of days: 16
Stitched on:28 count evenweave
Floss used :DMC, Anchor
Designer: Faby Reilly
Pattern source: www.fabyreilly.com
Number of colors:4
Stitch count: 63H*63W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch, Spider web stitch
Stitched 2 over 2
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,2 &1 for back stitch
Stitched for swap with Preeti


3. I Love Coffee

Started on : 31-Mar-2017
Finished on: 7-Apr-2017
Actual number of days: 6
Stitched on:32 count cognac Linen
Floss used : Anchor
Designer:Kell Smurthwaite
Pattern source: https://kincavelkrosses.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/coffee-lover/
Number of colors: 2
Stitched  2 over 2
Stitch count: 34H*66W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches
Birthday gift for Zhraa

4. "Guiltless" Dragonfly Biscornu
Started on : 3-Jul-2017
Finished on: 15-Jul-2017
Actual number of days: 11
Stitched on:28 count evenweave
Floss used :DMC, Anchor
Designer:  Stitchhappy
Pattern source: http://www.xstitchhappy.net/2008/10/guiltless-dragonfly-biscornu-and.html
Number of colors:11
Stitch count: 59H*59W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Stitched 2 over 2
Swapped DMC E3849 with Anchor 529
Border added of Anchor 295
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,2 &1 for back stitch
Stitched for swap with Kerry

5. Blackwork Butterfly
Started on : 1-Sep-2017
Finished on: 4-Sep-2017
Actual number of days: 4
Stitched on:25 count vintage lugana
Floss used : Anchor, Moon brand
Designer:  Lesley Teare
Pattern source: Cross Stitch Crazy Magazine,Feb 2016
Number of colors:5
Stitch count: 59H*59W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Stitched 2 over 2
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,1 for back stitch
Stitched for September ATC swap

6. Oscar the Owl
Started on : 4-Sep-2017
Finished on: 15-Sep-2017
FFOed on :16-Sep-2017
Actual number of days: 8
Stitched on:14 count white aida
Floss used : Came in Kit
Designer:  Jenny Ellory
Pattern source: Cross Stitch Crazy Magazine
Number of colors:8
Stitch count: 59H*59W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch, French Knots
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,1 for back stitch & French Knots
Stitched for Card swap with Rakhee

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