Sunday, 11 September 2016

October Fairy - started and finished

Good morning all!

Today I am showing you another finished project, this being my final planned new start for 2016.

Back in the spring I purchased the downloadable monthly set of fairies from Lili of the Valley, the company who produce the Odd Dog designs which some of you like. Originally, I'd intended to stitch them one a month during 2017 but I couldn't help starting one this year and October is the month I chose.

So, without further ado, here she is:

October Fairy by Lili of the valley
Stitched on 16ct Peach Cobbler over-dyed aida by 2 over 2
Started - 4th September 2016
Finished - 9th September 2016
Total stitching time - 15 hours 10 minutes

She was absolutely adorable to work on and I am almost certain I shall finish the remaining fairies in this series before the end of next year (perhaps even another one or two this year?!) I have already planned which colour fabric each one will be stitched on so they are now just waiting for my attention. I wonder which one will be next?!

But first, I really need to get back to more WIPs with  no more new start distractions!

Back soon I hope,
Rachel x


Manuela said...

Very cute the little fairy.
Best wishes, Manuela

Brigitte said...

She is so sweet.

Annie said...

Totally adorable!

Mary said...

Very cute

Linda said...

Congrats on the cute start and finish Rachel.


Pull the other thread said...

Ah this is such a cutie! Can't wait to see the others in the collection you got.

Justine said...

What a gorgeous finish Rachel - great fabric choice.

Stitching Noni said...

Oh... she is so sweet! Love her colours and the fabric is gorgeous!
I am going to have to go and have a look for these fairies :o)
Hugs xx

Preeti said...

So cute finish, Rachel!:)

Bekah said...

What a cute design!

Melinda Forbes said...

She is so cute. Congrats on the perfect finish

Tiffstitch said...

Oh dear, she is too cute! I do not need more stash!

Heather said...

So cute!

Katie said...

Oh no another too cute design. Congrats on the adorable finish!!

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

These are adorably cute! Not my usual taste at all but I do love the September one for me.