Nativity pics uploaded!

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I've uploaded all the pics of my Nativity set and a hardanger piece to Webshots
and rctnp for anyone who'd like to take a look.

Here's the link for webshots:


Re: Nativity pics uploaded!
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Wow, that is a lot of work Joan and you certainly did a beautiful
job.  Now how do you finish this - stand

alone figures or all put together in something like a fireplace

Sharon (N.B.)

Re: Nativity pics uploaded!
On 3/5/12 10:38 PM, in article, "Sharon"

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My question, exactly!  Great work.  I've seen them done in a tryptych,
framed as one with multiple mat cut-outs, as ornaments, and as stand-ups.
The hardanger looks lovely, by the way.  Be proud.


Re: Nativity pics uploaded!
On Thursday, March 8, 2012 6:54:25 AM UTC-6, Ellice K. wrote:

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Thanks, Ellice! I've finished so many things lately that are just sitting i=
n my cabinet waiting for me to figure out if I'm going to frame them or do =
something else!  The hardanger piece is one of them.  It was a nice change =
from cs.

I have started My Day Complete by Keslyn's Designs ( http://www.nordicneedl = ) I'm doing it with Caron Wildflowers Elderberry Wine =
on smokey pearl linen.  I started to hate the pattern because I kept messin=
g up.  I pulled and restitched about 6 different sections (including 1 sect=
ion I stitched *sideways*!!!), not to mention having gotten the center port=
ion plus part of the next part done when I realized I didn't cut the fabric=
 big enough...just the size of the pattern itself.  Argh.  Luckily I had a =
big enough piece of linen to start it over.  I'm now on the outside edge of=
 the inner portion and it seems to be going better.  Maybe my subconscious =
was trying to tell me something on that first piece!


Re: Nativity pics uploaded!
On Monday, March 5, 2012 9:38:35 PM UTC-6, Sharon wrote:
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Thanks, Sharon!  They're going to be sewn together and stuffed, with weights in
the bottoms.

It's kind of strange...I've been working on them for so long that I wasn't sure
what to do when I finished them!  I actually had to think about which project I
wanted to do next! :}


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