Tuesday, February 5, 2013

First Finish of 2013

Ta-da!   Last night I finished O Tannebaum by Pat Thode of Heart Strings.   This post has been interesting to say the least.   I took photos tonight and uploaded to my new laptop but alas, I cannot find them.   Seems the memory card in my camera - which I always click erase after upload - was not really empty.   I uploaded 1,469 photos - most of which duplicate photos I have on the Mac already.....or at least I think, unless this computer is smarter than the average bear and didn't duplicate photos already here since I don't believe my total photos numbers changed.    Enough....can't work on a computer all day and expect me to make sense of this at this time of night....

so I log off Mac
sign on though my old and trusty HP and voila! here is O Tannebaum.






I mentioned in an earlier post about this being a SAL.   Someone commented and asked me about it and forgive me....but did you know when you delete a comment accidentally, it is gone forever? I did that with a half a dozen comments when I was hastily going trashing the spam ones.   So sorry !-(  At any rate,   it was just four of us in our stitching circle that were working on it not some big organized Internet thing.   Three of us started January 1st with Diane starting shortly after our retreat last October.   Three of us are done but Carol is closing in fast.   I will get to see Carol and Pat's finished at EGA next week.  It was a really enjoyable project to stitch and now I must chronicle some finishing directions for the others to follow.  It is really funny but the packaging and photo was so poor I am surprised we even gave it a second look in the store but I am ever so glad we did!

10 comments:

Tommye said...

Love it! I have a thing for Santas and this is a great one. Pat T. always does such great designs.

Well done.

Magical Mysterytour said...

Congrats on your first finish of the year! It looks wonderful and will look amazing with all your other decorations when the rest of your Christmas stuff is brought out of the attic next Christmas :D

blue star stitcher said...

Are there specialty stitches on Santa's robe? He looks great!

Chris said...

Wonderful finish! He is wonderful!

cucki said...

so sweettttttttttttttt
well done dear x

Anna van Schurman said...

My Heart Strings santa is the first decoration I put up every year--I did the Silver Needle's conversion and then had Miss Mona finish it. I love love love it and get so many compliments on it. I hope you do too! Your's is lovely. I still love those French knots!

Catherine said...

Looks great!

Karen said...

Very pretty finish... just the love the patchwork in this Santa.

LOL about computers...they are only smarter than us when we don't need to be!

happy stitching...

Michele said...

Wonderful patchwork on his coat. I love his mustache. LOL It's so cute. Job well done.

grammyknits said...

I just love this Santa especially the patchwork on his coat! Beautiful job!
I collect Santas. Can you please tell me where I can get the chart? I can't seem to find it on my own. Thanks!