Saturday, April 12, 2008

Finished Wendy's Neighborhood Round Robin


Today I finished up my square on Wendy's Neighborhood Round Robin, and I really am quite pleased with how it turned out. I used Cherry Hill by Country Cottage Needleworks, and I modified it a bit to accommodate the round robin. I removed the lettering on the hills and I did not stitch the big cluster of cherries in the upper right corner. And, well, as you know, I only stitched 1/4 of the border and feel this really flows with the rest of her sampler now. Then I added a pair of birds from Houses of Hawk Run Hollow to fill the block. I chose them because Wendy and I are both stitching on HOHRH at the moment and thought she would enjoy that little touch :-) Here is how her stunning round robin looks now. As I wrote to her in the RR blog, if she does not care much for this when it comes home, she can send it on to me - I am sure I have space on a wall for this beauty! Wouldn't we all??

OK, off to stitch on a gift - an important birthday is fast approaching!

Stitched on today: Finished Wendy's Neighborhood Round Robin, and started a gift

26 comments:

Kim B said...

It looks wonderful Carol! Nice work!

Nic said...

It looks great, and really fits in well with the other pieces - a great choice, and I love the personal touch of the birds!

litlaskvis said...

I agree. That is one fine looking Round Robin! You did a great job!

xstitch.nl said...

I think you'll have to fight a few others for it...LOL!! I know I wouldn't have any trouble finding a spot on the wall for such a beautiful piece!! Cherry Hill looks wonderful!!

Heidi said...

Very pretty! You did a great job and her RR is stunning!

Linda K's Creativity Works said...

Hi Carol...Your RR on Wendy's RR looks awesome...I could find a place for that on my wall too very easily. You do beatiful stitching and I read your Blog every single day...Keep up with your Beautiful Stitching....Take care & Happy Stitching

Karoline said...

It's lovely Carol, congratulations

Kathy A. said...

Beautiful house and beautiful RR. As they are coming closer to completion you can now see the vision each person had.

Mylene said...

Great finish for the rr piece and the RR is looking GREAT!!
I do miss joining a rr, i think it's the first year that i haven't join one but who knows...i still have to get over what i had experienced the previous years where i had lost 5rr's. Please, hope this will not disappoint anyone to join in though...!

Carol R said...

Wow that is just beautiful. MMnn now where should I hang it if it comes to me :-)

Leslie aka zoeandcooper said...

Congrats on the finish! It looks fabulous.

Amy said...

LOVELY Carol, great job!!! :-)
I sent you a message via the SBEBB Ezboard Inbox... take a peek at it when you have a chance please.

Happy stitching!!!

Mary said...

Your part of Wendy's RR came out great!!!
Mary

staci said...

A lovely job on Wendy's RR Carol!

And what a wonderful b-day exchange you've sent~~I'm sure your recipient loved it!!! And the lost fob is so precious...hope it turns up eventually.

I am annoyed by the length of time post takes to Canadian destinations...I've had packages go halfway around the world in half the amount of time it takes to cross the border up north!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on all your stitching and about the birthday, I think I know which one ;-) Ann

Becky K in OK said...

Your RR block is stunning. I know Wendy will be pleased, as would I.

Wendy said...

Your house looks great, Carol, as does the whole RR! I can never wait, I always like to see these as they progress. Thank you so much for stitching on my RR :-D

Stephanie said...

Yes, I definitely think you've done the right thing with the border - what a great RR this is, it's stunning!

Jenna said...

Oh, your block is just beautiful, as always. Your addition of the birds is just right to fill up the extra space. :)

valerie said...

I love how the block came out. I'm starting to realize how much I like these LHN & CHN designs. The entire RR is shaping up nicely. Lovely touch with the birds!

Lelia said...

Oh, how pretty. Excellent addition to the neighborhood : )

Enjoy the day

Nicole said...

What a great addition to Wendy's RR - I can't wait to see this in person! And I'll have no problem getting this done in time for the next mailing - you're a super speedy stitcher!

Barbara said...

This is truly one of the nicest neighborhoods I've seen - I love the style of the houses, and everything works so well together!

Von said...

Your addition to Wendy's nrr is just perfect. I love how all the designs stitched so far complement one another. Great job!

tkdchick said...

Wendy's RR looks great!

Myrna said...

Your part on Wendy's RR is awesome! I think Wendy will be thrilled with how this is shaping up!