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Sunday, 27 July 2008

Reveal day ...

Today is reveal day for the monthly stitching challenge at Jayne's Attic forum. The chart chosen by the ladies this month was the freebie 'Love' by Debbie Draper Designs. A friend had some 28ct gingham for her birthday and sent me a piece to try it. This seemed the perfect time to have a go with it and i chose to compliment it with DMC 223. It was the first time i've tried to make a mattress pinkeep and i was really pleased with how it turned out. There are lots of lovely different finishes this month in the album, lots of ideas for future months. Well done all the ladies who took part.

14 comments:

  1. Lovely!! I haven't tried a mattress finish yet,but yours looks super!

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  2. That is beautiful Julie! I have never tried a mattress finish. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. I love the gingham, it's great, and so is your mattress finish, well done Julie :)

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  4. That turned out great, Julie. Well done!!

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  5. Beautiful finish Julie. I'm afraid I didn't finish mine, hey ho, maybe next moth.

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  6. Julie,

    It really turned out great! I'm not surprised because you seem to have the magic touch with finishing. I love the design on the gingham fabric.

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  7. LOvely finish Julie. I have to get me some of that gingham fabric ;)

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  8. I like yours better than the model picture (not to insult the original, it's great too).

    Just love that gingham fabby.

    Great job, Julie!! (clap, clap, clap)

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  9. I'm lovin' that, Julie! What a beautiful finish! I haven't even tried a regular pynkeep yet, let alone the mattress sort. lol I need to get more daring when it comes to finishes!! =)

    GREAT JOB!


    ~Julie~

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  10. This is gorgeous. I love the gingham linen you stitched it on, it really makes the piece ;)

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  11. I'm not usually a pink person but the gingham fabric & that colour thread are gorgeous together & the mattress finish suits it so well. Beautiful finish Julie. :0)

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  12. That's perfect on the gingham fabric!

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