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* 1 new picture added: 21st January 06
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Bee Keeper (hillslady)
Title Stitcher Comments
Autumn Keeper Debra M  
Autumn Keeper Aniza I used GAST and OWS overdyes.
Autumn Keeper WilmaBC  
Bee Keeper
front view
back view
open - inside view
LauraW Made into a needlecase for a RR.  Stitched on cream 32 ct Belfast linen.   I added the border to make it larger, and also used a motif from the design to make a frame for her initials on the back.    
Bee Keeper hillslady Scissor fob stitched on 32ct natural linen
Bee Keeper mudmonkey Stitched on 18ct ivory Aida
Bee Keeper Debra M  
Caron Keeper Aniza I omitted the 2 birds and used WDW Schnekley for the pot. The rest I used Waterlilies as called in the pattern.
Caron Keeper Joann09  
Caron Keeper Debra M  
First Snow Catherine ABC Stitched in WDW threads on Edinburgh linen and finished as an ornament.
First Snow justpeachysd I used DMC rayon floss for the birds, DMC White Metallic floss for the snow on the bottom... and two sizes of beads for the snowflakes... okay it looks like it's hailing on them but...  it was fun...  I'm telling everyone it was Lake affect snow... lol
First Snow Debra M I stitched this using one of the Vikki Clayton silks for the pine branches and DMC's for the rest of it.
Forget me not Keeper Aniza  
Forget me not Keeper ladythreads  
Forget me not Keeper Debra M  
Four Fat Friends Aniza Finished as a needleroll, using DMC
Four Fat Friends Debra M Finished as a needlecase
Heart Keeper AnnTX  
Heart Keeper mudmonkey Stitched on 18 count pale grey Aida
Heart Keeper Aniza I used SnC for the topmost heart and the rest are worked using DMC
Heart Keeper Debra M  
* Heart Keeper Lilian I have stitched this on 28ct green material (looks like linen, but isn’t) with a hand dyed Dutch floss called JW floss. The pink is 899 DMC. The bead gave me inspiration
Home for the Holidays Debra M  
Pumpkin Keeper AnnTX  
Pumpkin Keeper Juanita Stitched on 36 ct. Summer Khaki linen and finished as a scissor fob
Pumpkin Keeper Debra M  
Rosebud Name Tag durhamzoo Stitched over one on 28ct Brittney and made into a scissor fob 
Rosebud Name Tag Debra M  
Rosebud Name Tag Helen H Made into a scissor fob
Santa Keeper Debra M  
Santa Keeper AnnTX  
Santa Keeper Neris I used the Santa to make a bellpull with "Buon Natale" written below (that's Merry Christmas in Italian!)
Snowman Keeper Chocolate His nose is forthcoming! I used "Rainbow Tweed" for his scarf. The fabric is 28 count Blue Wing Linen. (I think)  
Snowman Keeper Debra M  
Snowman Keeper WilmaBC Stitched on 28ct ice-blue evenweave, to be made into magnets (I have done 3)
Spring Keeper Debra M  
Spring Keeper Aniza  
Spring Keeper AnnTX  
Spring Keeper WilmaBC Stitched on 18ct Aida, using DMC
Spring Keeper Summer Truswell Stitched on 20 Count Mona Lisa evenweave using The Thread Gatherer "Silk 'N Ribbons", "Silk 'N Colors", and DMC. The hanger is made with Silk 'N Colors.
Tree Keeper Karen V in England Finished as an ornament
Tree Keeper Debra M  
White Christmas cowcats2 Stitched on 30ct white linen. Several color changes, charm is a star instead of a heart. Treetop star is stitched instead of a button.
White Christmas Carol in NH  
Winter Keeper Karen V in England  
Winter Keeper Debra M  
Winter Keeper Binioo I've stitched it on blue lugana, with DMC ecru floss, and Mill Hill gold pearls. I've simplified a little the design, to keep it clearer, and love the result.
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