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Friday, February 23, 2018

With You I am Home

I know it is not Stitching Saturday but I wanted to share this freebie from Cathy Haberman at Hands on Design.  In addition to the freebie, she sent this little package to the first 100 people who sent in a SASE for the extra.

I stitched the chart in one evening but I did change up the colors a bit.

Pardon the wrinkles. I always pull a thread to help me know where to stitch my seams. ( You may see in the background one of my favorite Brit Coms, To the Manor Born.



And here it is completed. I did add three small red hearts at the top of the piece as a symbol of our three children.

What stitcher does not enjoy a free chart??

7 comments:

Mary said...

Arlene, I received the button minus the fabric but I'm sure I have something in my stash that will work as well. Do you work fast!!! I'm impressed that you have it sew up already! Love that you added 3 hearts for your 3 children, that's a nice sentimental touch.

What a great idea to pull a thread for a seam line. I am going to have to try that. I just eyeball it but I think this is a much better way to get the placement of the seams nice and even. I learned something new today!! Thank you!!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How pretty! Free is always FUN! Enjoy your day! LOVE your family photos too!

Robin in Virginia said...

Arlene, your piece from Hands On Design looks fabulous. Which red did you use? I really like the addition of the three heart buttons. Enjoy your Friday!

Mary Hutchins said...

Your freebie turned out great! Oh yes, I love freebies!!

Preppy Empty Nester said...

Love this! So darling. Enjoy your weekend, Arlene.

Mrs.T said...

It did turn out beautifully and I love your idea of adding the three small red hearts. Even more meaningful!

Praying for you, Arlene! Hope your weekend is as comfortable as possible as you await Monday's surgery.

Terri D said...

How cute! I love seeing your projects.