Cross stitch finishes 1990s- 2016

Year 2016

1.Birthday card for Birthday Swap
Started on :28-Dec-2015
Finished on: 20-Jan-2016
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor,DMC
Designer: Joanne Sanderson's
Pattern source: CrossStitcher Magazine,Issue 201
Number of colors: 8
Stitch count: 90H*35W
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
2. Roses in heart(PN-0147022)
Started on :21-Jan-2016
Finished on: 4-Feb-2016
Stitched on:18 count white Aida
Floss used :Kit floss
Designer:
Pattern source: Vervaco
Number of colors:10
Actual number of stitch days: 9
Stitch count: 35H*28W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :1 &2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Gift from Linda, Gifted to Jo for her 50th bday
3. Stitch for Syria
Started on :29-Feb-2016
Finished on: 1-Mar-2016
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Dolly
Designer: Mr.XStitch
Pattern source: Concern worldwide
Number of colors: 1
Actual number of stitch hours: 3
Stitch count: 29H*29W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, 
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches
Stitched as a contribution to a wall hanging being sewn by Concern world wide UK which will be send to Women's training centre in Lebanon.

4. Life is not where you go
Started on :8-Apr-2016
Finished on: 30-May-2016
Stitched on:16 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor,DMC
Designer:Viktoria Horvath
Pattern source: House of Margaret
Number of colors: 7
Actual number of stitch days: 25
Stitch count: 167H*164W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Stitched as a Mystery SAL ran by the designer,to be gifted to a friend
5. Zodiac Pisces
Started on :1-Sep2016
Finished on: 7-Sep2016
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor,DMC
Designer:Lesley Teare
Pattern source: Lesley Teare
Number of colors: 8
Actual number of stitch days: 6
Stitch count: Original-49H*49W,Moidified-37H*49W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Stitched for cross stitch ATC swap on Instagram


6. Flower of the month 
Started on :27-Apr-2015
Finished on: 18-Oct-2016
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :DMC,Anchor
Designer:Ellen Maurer-Stroh
Pattern source: http://www.maurer-stroh.com/EMS2010_January_01.html
Number of charted DMC colors :110
Actual number of stitch days: 116
Each flower stitch count: 63H*63W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Fabric Gift from Giovanna, Gifted to Uncle-Aunt for their 25th anniversary

7. Bells
Started on :26-Sep-2016
Finished on: 29-Sep-2016
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Moon brand
Designer:Debbie Cripps
Pattern source: Cross Stitcher ,Christmas 2008
Number of charted DMC colors :8
Actual number of stitch days: 3
Stitch count: 27H*26W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Xmas card to Shami


8. Pudding
Started on :3-Oct-2016
Finished on: 7-Oct-2016
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Moon brand
Designer:Helen Phillips
Pattern source: Cross Stitcher ,Christmas 2008
Number of charted DMC colors :5
Actual number of stitch days: 4
Stitch count: 19H*19W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Birthday card for Emina



9. Present card

Started on :3-Oct-2016
Finished on: 7-Oct-2016
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Moon brand
Designer:Helen Phillips
Pattern source: Cross Stitcher ,Christmas 2008
Number of charted DMC colors :3
Actual number of stitch days: 1
Stitch count: 19H*19W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Birthday card for Tammy

10. Heart Sachet
Started on :3-Oct-2016
Finished on: 7-Oct-2016
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Kit floss
Designer:
Pattern source: The World of Cross Stitching ,Christmas 2008
Number of colors :5
Actual number of stitch days: 4
Stitch count: 19H*19W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
Birthday gift for Tammy
Year 2015
1.Birthday card for a friend 
Started on : 6-Feb-2015
Finished on: 13-Feb-2015
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor
Designer: Emma Congdon
Pattern source: Cross Stitch Collection, Sept 2014
Number of colors: 9
Stitch count:50H*50W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,2 for back stitch

2. Birthday card for DH
Started on : 5-Mar-2015
Finished on: 13-Mar-2015
Stitched on:16 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor
Designer:
Pattern source: Freebie from www.cross-stitching.com
Number of colors: 5 (Listed in pattern:9)
Stitch count: 48H*50W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,2 for back stitch


3. Easter Card for a fellow cross stitcher
Name of the pattern:Sunny Side up
Started on : 20-Mar-2015
Finished on: 8-Apr-2015
Stitched on:16 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor,DMC
Designer: Emma Congdon
Pattern source: Cross Stitch Collection, Apr 2015
Number of colors: 14
Stitch count: 51H*84W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,2 for back stitch

4. Retirement gift for a colleague
Name of the pattern: Sunflower Bouquet
Started on : 21-Nov-2014
Finished on: 12-Jun-2015
Actual number of stitch days: 36
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor, DMC
Designer: Susan Bates
Pattern source: The World of Cross Stitching Magazine, Issue 141
Number of colors: 22
Stitch count: 119H*99W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,1 for back stitch
Made one color change


5. Anniversary gift for a friend
Started on : 23-May-2015
Finished on: 19-Jun-2015
Actual number of stitch hours: 7
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Came in the kit
Designer:
Pattern source: Cross Stitch Crazy, Issue 217
Number of colors: 8
Stitch count: 41H*39W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,2 for back stitch

6. Ornamnet for a stitch Exchange with Diya
Started on : 20-Jun-2015
Finished on: 1-Jul-2015
Actual number of stitch days: 9
Stitched on:16 count white Aida
Floss used :From my mom's cross stitch stash
Designer:
Pattern source: Gazette94
Number of colors: 8
Stitch count: 87H*81W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitch


7.Autumn Pillow ornament for Jo
Started on : 23-Jul-2015
Finished on: 31-Jul-2015
Actual number of stitch days: 7
Stitched on: Tea dyed 14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor & DMC
Designer: Cheryl McKinnon
Pattern source: Freebie from Tinymodernist
Number of colors: 5
Stitch count: 41H*77W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches


8.Paisley Magnet for Jo
Started on : 31-Jul-2015
Finished on: 6-Aug-2015
Actual number of stitch hours: 6
Stitched on: 14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor & DMC
Designer: Maria Demina
Pattern source: Freebie from Maria
Number of colors as per design: 8
Number of colors used: 6
Stitch count: 30H*20W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
I made one color change in this design.


9. Card for my boss 
Name of the pattern: Pretty Roses
Started on : 19-Aug-2015
Finished on: 4-Sep-2015
Number of days: 5
Stitched on: 14 count white Aida
Floss used :Came in the kit
Kit provided by : April Rose  
Pattern source: The World of Cross Stitching Magazine,Issue 217
Number of colors : 10
Stitch count :37H*30W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 and 1 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch


10. Bookmark for my boss 
Name of the pattern:
Started on : 5-Sep-2015
Finished on: 18-Sep-2015
Number of days: 10
Stitched on: 32 count Cognac linen
Floss used :Anchor & DMC
Designer: Joan Elliott
Pattern source: CrossStitcher Magazine, Issue 213
Number of colors : 8
Stitch count :70H*28W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch
I substituted kreinik with Anchor cotton floss.



11. Gift for a friend 
Name of the pattern: BM-FR-312-FRACTAL 312 BOOKMARK
Started on : 27-Nov-2014
Finished on: 23-Oct-2015
Number of days: 72
Stitched on: 16 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor & DMC
Designer: Kathleen George
Pattern source: Cross Stitch Collectibles
Number of colors as per design: 90
Number of colors used: 82
Stitch count :200H*75W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :2


12. Gift for Karen 
Name of the pattern: Butterfly
Started on : 19-Nov-2015
Finished on: 22-Nov-2015
Number of hours: 6
Stitched on: 14 count  Aida
Floss used : Yarn,Came in Kit
Designer: 
Pattern source: NeedleMagic Inc.
Number of colors as per design: 8
Stitch count : 35H*28W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch,back stitch
Number of strands used :1


13. Gift for Tammy 
Name of the pattern: Cat & Bee
Started on : 22-Nov-2015
Finished on: 4-Dec-2015
Number of hours: 8
Stitched on: 14 count  Aida
Floss used : Yarn,Came in Kit
Designer: 
Pattern source: NeedleMagic Inc.
Number of colors as per design: 8
Stitch count : 35H*28W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch,back stitch
Number of strands used :1



14. Gift for Niece

Name of the pattern: Pretty in Pink
Started on : 6-Dec-2015
Finished on: 18-Dec-2015
Number of days: 10
Stitched on: 15 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor & DMC
Designer: Helen Phillips
Pattern source: CrossStitcher Magazine,Issue 201
Number of colors as per design: 9
Stitch count : 126H*126W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used : 2 for Full cross stitches, 2 &1 for back stitch


15. Hanging for Birthday Swap

Name of the pattern: Say it with stitches
Started on : 21-Dec-2015
Finished on: 26-Dec-2015
Number of days: 8
Stitched on: 15 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor,Madeira, DMC,Moon brand
Designer: Rhona Norrie
Pattern source: Freebie from www.cross-stitching.com
Number of colors as per design: 10
Stitch count : 55H*56W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch,french knots
Number of strands used : 2 for Full cross stitches, 1 for back stitch and french knots


Year 2014
1.Wall piece which now hangs in my living room
Started in : 2011
Finished on: 23-Aug-2014
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor
Designer:
Pattern source: Freebie from DMC club
Number of colors: 20
Stitch count:144H*217W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :3 for Full cross stitches

2. Cross stitch bookmark

Started on : 12-Aug -2014
Finished on: 15-Aug -2014
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Dolly,Rangoli
Pattern source: Freebie from Whispered by the winds
Number of colors: 1
Stitch count:97H*18W



3.Cross stitch bookmark
Started on : 15-Aug -2014
Finished on: 20-Aug -2014
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Dolly,Rangoli
Pattern source: Freebie from Whispered by the winds
Number of colors: 2
Stitch count:71H*15W 



3.Wall piece for my husband's office desk
Started on : 25-Aug-2014
Finished on: 3-Sep-2014
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor
Designer: Jane Prutton
Pattern source: Retro style cross stitch(Cross Stitcher)
Number of colors: 10
Stitch count: 60H*60W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch
Number of strands used :3 for Full cross stitches,1 for back stitch

4. Birth sampler for my nephew
Started on : 5-Sep -2014
Finished on: 22-Oct -2014
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor
Designer: Anchor design studio
Pattern source: Cross stitch collection, Sept 2014
Number of colors: 19
Stitch count:214H*144W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch, back stitch, half stitch, french knot
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches,1 for back stitch,3/2/1 for half stitch

Year 2010
Gift for my cousin Sister in law

Started in : 2007
Finished in: Oct 2010
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Anchor
Designer:
Pattern source: Freebie from About.com
Number of colors: 1
Stitch count:74H*74W
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :3 for Full cross stitches

Pre- 2010


A black work piece I made in 2003 or 2004. I completely forgot that I had ever done black work until I found this piece at my Grandma's place in 2016

A set of three small wall hangings which now hang in my mother's place.






Table cloth I made when I was maybe 7-8 yrs old.

Comments

  1. The cards are really beautiful. :)

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  2. Lovely cards I especially like the card about the cheese.

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  3. This is fabulous work Toni !! love it! Feeling so lucky for the gorgeous Cheese card you made for my birthday :) !!

    Love.

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