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The Trilogy:
Bent Creek, Heart In Hand, Twisted Threads

* 1 new picture added: 27th February 05
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Friends Make Hearts Shine (Debra M)
Title Stitcher Comments
Bent Creek
All You Need is Love Rochanah Finished as a cushion. This design called for sampler thread but I stitched with DMC and made some change for a better look. I replaced Poindexter buttons with 3 ladybugs.
All You Need is Love NathBroderie Laura will recognise her buttons and Joni her threads :-) I enjoyed it a lot, funny and quick to stitch!
Bunny Summer Truswell DMC floss on Permin Linen. I finished it into a paperweight
Groundhog Day Debra M  
Groundhog Day inaway Stitched with the recommended DMC colours on 28ct fabric.  Finished as a tuck treat bag.  I filled with Groundhog "poop" (chocolate covered raisins) and tied with black ribbon.
Hare Lines NathBroderie I am ashamed to say this is the most ugly one I've ever seen, but I have to respect my golden rule: I have - I must do. If somebody has an idea to do something with it.... I just have no idea !
One Dozen NathBroderie Stitched on banding
One Dozen BrendaH Stitched on 32 count tea dyed linen using GAST and DMC threads
Owl on an Egg Joanne73  
Owl on an Egg Joni G  
Owl on an Egg SusanC Stitched over one on Floba 25ct Oatmeal
Partridge in a Pear Tree SarahF  
Partridge in a Pear Tree SusanC Stitched according to chart except eye is done as a colonial knot with one strand of floss.
Pumpkin Round MiC Something to put CDs in - quite tough to stitch, but I did it! (The big pumpkin is Bent Creek, the smaller from is from Lizzie Kate - Spooky Patch)
Robin on an Egg Debra M I used all Needle Necessities threads and some buttons that I had around. What a cutie!!
Robin on an Egg Robin I stitched it as recommended, but omitted the buttons it called for
Robin on an Egg Sara_laughs I omitted the buttons and used my own hand-dyed floss for the robin's legs and box surrounding the bird and egg.  Finished as a friendship bag.
Star Flower NathBroderie  
Star Flower Eva  
Spring Star Flower NathBroderie Star Flower in a different colour scheme
Squares NathBroderie I first thought it was ugly, but in fact, when done, I found it just really nice !
Squirrel NathBroderie  
Swirlygig NathBroderie  
Heart in Hand
Easter Stephanie  
Freedom KarenG54 Made into a flange pillow
Freedom BrendaH Done on 28 count Faded Blue hand-dyed linen and using hand-dyed threads from The Dye Is Cast. 
Friends Make Hearts Shine Debra M  
* Ho Ho Ho Carol UK  
Humble Home JoniG  
Purple Posy Aniza I followed the fibers called for in the pattern and couched a gold metallic thread in place of the swirl charm. Finished as a tiny tuckaway pillow.
Twisted Threads
Moon Star Aniza I used OWS overdyes floss over one on 18ct linen
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