It's hard to believe we are in the second half of 2020, its been a very strange year and I'm surprised how quickly the weeks have gone by ..... although contra to the proverb they have not been fun!
Favourite designer is the theme for this month's Let People Choose hosted by Jo at Serendipitous Stitching. I couldn't decide if 'favourite' was the one I have stitched the most, or the designer I look at first when needing a chart ..... so I included both :-)
Lizzie Kate is my most stitched designer, this was the the theme for January's Let the People Choose, you can read my blog post about it here. I have included my absolute favourite LK design - Promise Me. I stitched this for our daughter's graduation in 2015.
Last year the theme for Needlecraft Haven's Summer Exchange was cats and dogs, I chose to receive a dog themed item and was delighted when Mary sent me this gorgeous mini pillow....
... delighted because I had used the same design for Mary's gift. I stitched her a pin cushion using an old ring box. I loved the design and was going to stitch it for myself .... it was perfect to receive it from Mary.
The largest piece I have stitched is Sampler des Bouquets, it was a unfinished item for a while but I finally completed it in 2018 ... it now hangs in our bedroom opposite our bed. I have another sampler finished ready to be framed when life allows.
I love this scissor and bobbin design from Jardin Prive and used it to make Mum's 80th birthday gift. It's another one I would like to stitch for myself.
Jardin Prive offer some lovely free designs I stitched the seasonal trees which I change in the frame. The designs are so lovely ... I just need more stitching time.
My final Jardin Prive piece to share is for Needlecraft Haven's Easter Exchange although it still lives here in an envelope ready to post as soon as we can all get to the post office again.
Thanks Jo for another great Let the People Choose - I'm looking forward to discovering everyone else's favourite designer.
Edit: Apologies Jo, I have just seen your post and realised it should have been Most Popular Designer .... oops