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Christmas card, 2007
December 15, 2010, 11:27 pm
Filed under: Melita's Pinsation's Designs

I placed a photo of this piece on the front of my Christmas cards for 2007. I drew out the design with the pin in mind so that the figures would look like part of the scene. It is another Pinsations original design & stitch selection. The pin can be removed, worn, & replaced. It is a pin that I’ve had since I was a kid.

I used the Jacquard stitch for the night sky using a black Snow thread & a Kreinik. The ground snow was Nobuko using a white Snow thread. The trees are just random straight stitches using boucle thread. The 2 trees on the right have been decorated with Bullions. And, trees are topped with a simple star in a thin Kreinik.  Stitches are from Stitches for Effect by Suzanne Howren & Beth Robertson. It’s not large (5&1/2″ x 4″).

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Very successful, Melita, well done!

Comment by Rachel

Thanks Rachel, I wish my Christmas card recipients had apprecietd the effort more but few realized I was actually stitching the photo on the card – I guess that can be seen as a compliment but I only did it those 2 years. Maybe next year! ? !

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