Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Oh, Goody A Finish. . . .

doesn't even begin to tell you how I feel
about finally being done with
this piece of
needlework!

I have worked on it for months and now I can do a BIG
HAPPY DANCE!
YEA!!! YEA!!! YEA!!!

I so want to send Bob an email
and tell him he can keep his Seaside Sweethearts cause I
now have my OWN!!!
Am I bad?


Before I started the sea grass I put my name in ecru
on one side and the date on the other.

Then I started the sea grasses. After each section was done
I took a picture so I have a running photographic
commentary on this piece.

I finished at last and then I sprayed the whole piece with
Zout and put in the sink to soak. About 4 hours later I went
and washed it and rinsed it.

My, was it dirty, you could see the dirt
that had floated up to the top of the water.

Then I ironed it while it was still wet, until dry, and it is
ready to stretch.

I will try to do that tonight but it may
be tomorrow.
Have my frame and mats safely hidden
so they won't be used for something else
like with my Tiger Eyes!

Yes it will be so nice!

I will post another picture when I have it framed. It will look
so much better when I am done with that.

Framing does so much for a naked piece it brings it all together!

I'm done, I'm done and have I told you I am done?

As always thank you so much for looking your
"encouragement"
has meant so much to me and helped me stick with it!

Many Blessings!

11 comments:

Loretta said...

Beautiful!!!! Congratulations!!!

grannyanne said...

What a lovely picture. I am really looking forward to seeing it framed. Have you another UFO because I have really enjoyed watching your progress?

Jen said...

Well done Lenna. When you post your framed picture I will put it in the gallery on the sidebar. Like Grannyanne I am interested to see what you will don next.

Flo said...

Fantastic. Looking forward to seeing it framed. Hope you find another UFO for me to watch. By the way my husband likes your work he said, ' there's alot of work in that isn't there?' Congrats again.
Happy stitching to you.

Ann said...

Congratulations! It's been fun watching your progress on this piece. I look forward to seeing it matted and framed--I know it's going to be beautiful!

Mel said...

Lovely finish. I can't wait to see it all framed up.

Carolyn NC said...

Congratulations on your fantastic finish! Looks great!

Susan said...

Congratulations! Your work is lovely!

Sea said...

Beautiful!

Sharon said...

Just awesome!!! Congrats on a lovely finish! What's next?? :)

lenna said...

Ladies ~
Never, never fear I have so many UFO's I won't let you down on that score. I don't know which one I will work on next, I know it should be Dr. Z's Grand Canyon. It is almost 1/2 finished. I just wanted to do a couple of small things first before I got back to a large one.
Thanks for your comments they really do help get the UFO's done.
God Bless and happy stitching!
Lenna