I finally found the fabric for the backing. I found a deep red that has a little shine to it. It is a great match to the red on the front. I finished it off with some sparkly gold ribbon.
This was a totally different finish for me. The directions had me a little confused at first but finally figured it out. I'm sure the next one will be much easier. The back of the pocket says "My Scissors" and has more of the little chickens on it. I purchased the Rooster Scissors just to go with the pocket.
This was a really fun little finish. I purchased the kit for finishing and I know I will be doing more of these. What's a Needle Nanny? It is a place to park your needle without having to put it in your fabric. There is a little magnet inside under the stitching that will hold your needle and another magnet on the back so you can attach it to your project. I was amazed at how strong the magnets are.
This is really Tracy's finish, I can't take any credit for it other than hanging it. It is straight on the wall, I just wasn't holding the camera straight when I took the picture. For several months I have wanted a shelf with the pegs to display my stitching. We have looked and looked and didn't find what I wanted. There were shelves with 4 pegs, shelves with no pegs but not what I wanted. On one of our trips to Michael's during vacation we found this one in unfinished pine. Tracy stained it for me and I just love it. Now I have a great place for the LK Stamps, flat folds and other small stitched pieces. I plan on changing the stitched pieces with the seasons or holidays.
I got the stitched Stamps made into little pillows. I'm going to do all of this way to display on my new shelf. Each piece is backed with fabric to go with the stitching.
Now to reward myself I'm going to stitch a little on "Pumpkin Patch" and tomorrow may bring some more finishes. I need to make some "Stitch Pickers", "Stitch Counters", "Beaded Scissor Fobs" as gifts.
Until Next Time.....Happy Stitching