Sunday, June 10, 2007

Look At this !!!!!!!!!

This is the first of three posting today as we have time to get all my news on so we are doing it all at once now :))

This is the best one I love It DO YOU, It is special to me! I really am glad it turned out verry verry good! :-)
I finished my first Mary Kirby called 'Home' (number 1) I wanted a pinkeep like my mum Lena-lou. She helped me to do it by showing me but I did do it all and I used glue when it had dried my mum did stitch all round the edge for me as it was too hard for me. Otherwise I did it all myself and I picked all the colours to go together. This is on 16 count aida which I do think looks nicer than binca but it is easier for me than evenweave/linen that I did the SB sheep on. I am going to make that into a fob real soon!

This below is showing you the pins I choose and a close up of my ribbon

Here you can see what I chose for the back if you like it as much as me please leave me a comment because I worked very hard to do this and I am so PROUD of myself :))

Thank-you for looking and commenting have a nice week and please look at my other 2 posts below and leave me a comment if you would like because I love them ;-)

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Blogger Stitcher said...

That's stunning. I love the colours you chose, and the fabric is lovely. I can't wait to see your exchange too.

1:14 pm  
Blogger Susimac said...

Oooo I think I'm first to comment on this??
Its wonderful Amy, I love your fabric and the pins and ribbon you chose for your pinkeep. The pins go well with the design, I might have some squares of fabric for you when you visit. I think that you are ever so clever to finish it all by yourself and I'm proud of you too.

Hugs Aunty Su

1:16 pm  
Blogger Sally said...

Just dropping by from your Auntie Su's blog. That is a beautiful pinkeep Amy-Lou.

1:33 pm  
Anonymous nataliejo said...

Amy, your pinkeep is so cute ! and your finishing is exquisite ! Keep up the good work ;-)Congratulations from France !

1:46 pm  
Blogger jane said...

I'm a friend from one of your Auntie Su's on line groups - your pinkeep is fantastic. The colours you chose look great together and I'm so impressed by your finishing - well done.

1:54 pm  
Anonymous Nima said...

Little Amy...your pinkeep looks beautiful. I'm adding your blog in mt daily visiting list in my blog. so i can check it every other day for new additions.

All your works are very beautiful. Keep up your good work

2:10 pm  
Blogger lena-lou said...

Amy your pinkeep is very beautiful and you did so well putting it together even the fiddley bits and your colour choices are brilliant :-))

lots of love Mummy xx

2:35 pm  
Blogger Terry said...

What a beautiful pinkeep. You did a fantastic job putting it together and I love the colors. Well done!

3:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a beautiful pinkeep! You're obviously a very talented finisher already to do something like that yourself - congratulations Amy!

3:06 pm  
Anonymous Linen Stitcher said...

Wow! What a wonderful project you've made! Your stitching is beautiful, and the pins and fabric you chose are just perfect!! Great job!!

3:27 pm  
Blogger Sharon said...

Wow! You did a great job with this. I just absolutely love the fabric you chose for the back! Congratulations.

3:58 pm  
Blogger Vonna said...

Oh my this is ever so nice Amy :)
I think you did a wonderful job and I think your choices are brilliant! Good for you!

4:41 pm  
Blogger katica said...

What an aweseome job you did on your pinkeep! Its great! love the fabric you chose for the back, and the pins are very pretty too!

4:51 pm  
Blogger Carol said...

Oh Amy - it is totally perfect!!

5:07 pm  
Blogger Kristen said...

Wonderful stitching and finshing. And a great choice of backing fabric. Congratulations!

5:30 pm  
Blogger Jenn said...

Everything you've done is just beautiful. I love the fabric you used on the back of your pin-keep.

5:31 pm  
Anonymous Barbara said...

Such a cute pinkeep! I love the colours.
Greatings from Germany,

5:33 pm  
Blogger Raven_Dase said...

That is absolutly beautiful! You did a wonderful job. Sunni

5:35 pm  
Anonymous Jen said...

All your work is lovely and your pinkeep is gorgeous. Well Done

5:35 pm  
Blogger Julie said...

your stitching is superb Amy, well done

the pinkeep is adorable, much better than my 1st attempt

5:50 pm  
Blogger Jane said...

Your pinkeep is stunning Amy. I wish I could finish as well as you.

5:54 pm  
Anonymous Terri M said...

Oh, my goodness, you have very good taste in cross stitch designs. :o) I love the Mary Kirby series. You did a beautiful job. You color choices were fantastic. I love stars and swirlies and pink, too! I enjoyed looking at your work very much.

6:03 pm  
Blogger BeckySC said...

WEll now Amy, that's one of the most prefect finished pinkeeps I have seen :) Congratulations on a beautiful finish :)

6:06 pm  
Blogger Barbara said...

Amy, you've done a WONDERFUL job! Your finishing will be as perfect as your mom's (and that is saying something!) in no time! :D

6:57 pm  
Anonymous Elaine said...

Great stitching, I love the colours and the backing fabbi is so COOoooool. Elaine xxx

7:05 pm  
Anonymous Anne said...

WOW AMY!!! I love Mary Kirby designs and you have done a wonderful job with your stitching and finishing! I can't wait to see some more of your work. :D

7:09 pm  
Blogger Cindy said...

You did an absolutely beautiful job of stitching and finishing this piece. Congratulations :)

7:25 pm  
Blogger Carla said...

That is sooo pretty! You did an amazing job finishing your pinkeep...Congratulations Amy!!!

7:34 pm  
Anonymous Romy said...

I love this design and your stitching is great!! You did a wonderful job on finishing too!

8:12 pm  
Blogger Stitchingranny said...

Lovely work Amy you are a very clever young lady.

8:53 pm  
Blogger Arthemise said...

Wow, your work is beautiful!

9:49 pm  
Blogger valda said...

Wonderful stitching and beautiful finishing! You did a great job!

1:28 am  
Blogger Barbara said...

That's so cute and lovely! Excellent job! And the finishing sooo neat.

1:57 am  
Blogger Adana said...

Your pinkeep is very professionally done. I hope you enjoy Mary and Hoover as much as I did. I stitched mine on one piece of linen and hope to get it framed very soon.( Since I finished mine, I found an old Just Cross Stitch magazine with a couple of tiny charts with Mary and Nick and I'm going to include those on the sampler as well. Have fun with her.

5:29 am  
Anonymous Gloria said...

Amy you do wonderful stitching to be so young. Keep up the good work.All of your crafts are beautiful. God has given you a wonderful talent.I am from Alabama and I visit the Sanman board with your aunt.

6:56 am  
Blogger Karen said...

very pretty pinkeep I like the design you chose very much

7:28 am  
Blogger Nicki said...

Amy it looks wonderful! You're so clever. I love the ribbon and pins and fabric you chose - it really is all so very pretty :) Congratulations!!

10:50 am  
Anonymous Edda said...

Hello Amy.
I saw the link to your blog on your Auntie Su´s blog and wanted to visit your blog.
What a wonderful job you´ve done on your stitching and finishing. You are very clever.
Greetings from Iceland.

10:51 am  
Anonymous Siobhan said...

Very beautiful work, Amy! Your finishing is much better than I could ever hope to do. Congratulations on a job well done.

1:53 pm  
Blogger Chelle said...

Amy you did a beautiful job! Way to go!

1:56 pm  
Anonymous Yuko said...

Amy, your pinkeep is sooooooo lovely and beautiful!!
And also the fabrics you've chosen is cute!
I love all your works!

Yuko from Japan

2:32 pm  
Blogger Ruth Rachel Vendsel said...

Beautiful finishing, Amy! The colors are absolutely perfect.. Congratulations on a lovely, lovely finish!

2:38 pm  
Blogger Katie P. said...

Hi Amy,I like your pinkeep:)I would like to do the exchange with you:)August 8 will be fine:)
Your blog is great:)

2:50 pm  
Blogger Michelle said...

Sooo cute! I love the Mary Kirby series and you chose a great backing fabric. Congrats on your pinkeep - now I think I need to make one!

3:51 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful stitching & finishing & such pretty colours you've chosen. Very well done! :0)
Karan (milfurnace - Stitch'n'Stash Forum)

3:58 pm  
Blogger Margaret said...

This is so beautiful Amy. You are just as talented as the other wonderful women in your family.
How exciting that you and Katie will be doing your first exchange. Exchanges are great and you are both going to have so much fun.

6:38 pm  
Blogger Paula said...

your work is amazing and stunning
love your blog too

11:19 pm  
Anonymous Vee said...

What lovely stitching! I do indeed love the colours that you've chosen for your pin-keep; I also love your blog and I will visit again to enjoy all of the wonderful things that I'm sure you will share with us in the future.

1:02 am  
Anonymous Zohrah said...

Amazing work!! The design is simple but sweet.

8:14 am  
Blogger Vero M said...

Amy, this is a pure beauty !!! You can be proud of yourself !! major Congrats .
Veronnique in France

8:47 am  
Blogger NIKY said...

Amy, you're really very talented. Your pinkeeper is so cute. Congratulations.

11:36 am  
Blogger Karoline said...

It's a gorgeous pinkeep, congratulations

12:26 pm  
Blogger Wendy said...

Congratulations, Amy! Your work is awesome! That is a splendid pinkeep and I am amazed that such a young girl as you made this. You are truly very talented!

3:12 pm  
Anonymous becky kelly said...

Your stitching is lovely. I am Becky, aged 10 and also love cross stitch.

3:54 pm  
Anonymous Cécile said...

Waow Amy congratulations. Your pinkeep is beautiful you may be verry proud of yourself

9:43 am  
Anonymous Chrissie said...

Amy, you should be very pleased with your pinkeep. It is really lovely. Well done and congratulations. I love the fabric you have used for the back.

10:27 am  
Anonymous Ellen said...


What a beautiful job you have done with both stitching and finishing your sweet pinkeep!!

You have also created a lovely blog!

Keep up the wonderful work!


1:55 pm  
Blogger tintocktap said...

Well done Amy - you've made a lovely pinkeep! I'm very jealous, as I haven't made anything like that.

4:50 pm  
Blogger Lucy said...

You are very talented. This is my first visit do wonderful work!!!

5:21 pm  
Blogger Carol said...

What beautiful stitching and finishing Amy! You're a very clever girl just like your Mum and Auntie Su! Have fun doing your exchange with Katie. I shall have to pop back to see what you have both stitched for each other! :o)

5:17 pm  
Blogger Michele said...

Lovely pinkeep Amy! I just found your blog from one of your Aunt's postings in FGBB group .. I will definately be visiting often .. you do beautiful stitching :)

9:36 pm  
Blogger Gwen said...

You have done a great job. Keep up the good work.


1:10 am  
Blogger Connie said...

Amy, this pinkeep is gorgeous! The finishing and stitching are flawless and I am in awe at what you have accomplished! Good job! I am looking forward to seeing your next project!

5:26 pm  
Blogger Hazel said...

wow Amy that is amazing. Much better than my own pinkeeps. I have not used batting yet so mine are very flat. Nice pins too. xx

2:27 pm  
Blogger jane said...

What beautiful work you are doing! My daughter, who is now 28, started x-stitching when she was about your age. I hope your cross-stitching will always bring you joy.

4:57 pm  
Anonymous Linda litlaskvis said...

It is beautiful. Keep it up!

1:03 pm  
Anonymous Christine said...

Such a wonderful pinkeep !!!
You are very skilled!!

5:33 pm  
Blogger Stitch Wizard said...

Wow Amy your pinkeep is just really beautiful!! I have never done one myself so you have outdone me! Your stitching is just beautiful too! Debby :)

3:32 pm  
Blogger choko said...

Wow~~!Your pinkeep is so cute !Nice color!!

1:45 am  
Blogger sammyjo said...

i've just started reading ur blog today and i think that ur work is lovely and you should be proud of yourself i have two younger sisters that cant stitch to save there life's but urs is just and wonderful as ur mum


11:32 am  
Blogger Margaret said...

What an amazing pinkeep Amy. I haven't made one yet but will soon and I hope mine turns out as lovely as yours.

11:08 pm  
Anonymous Gabrielle said...

I like Brightneedle designs and your finishing are perfect. Congratulations from France !

7:04 pm  
Anonymous mary said...

It is absolutely lovely !

9:36 am  
Blogger Mary said...

Great Job Amy!

8:54 pm  

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