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Give a Cheer
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Give a Cheer

Cassie, thanks for the AWESOME challenge to handstitch :) I LOVED doing this page :) I have never stitched on paper before.. and haven't stitched ANYTHING by hand in YEARS! This was a WONDERFUL challenge b/c made me fall in love with my needle again!

Journaling is hidden under the flowers... they all hinge on a brad. I wanted Adele to be able to discover little things about herself.

Under green flower: "A" sticker mono; "almost nine months; 18.5 lbs

Under pink: her full name and the date of pics

Under Blue: "Playing in the grass after your cousin Laci's party at Chuck ~E~ CHeese. In a manner of minutes you managed to eat: rocks, leaves, grass, rocks again... and repeat! I Love how you are right now~ so fun and brave! (heart) mom

Old= Circle Punches (and paper piecing the flowers by cutting circles in half)
new= Junkitz long brads (flowerful), BG pp
borrowed= washers and yellow drywall tape
blue= thread, brad and BG pp

Stitches: too many to count lol, all by hand
Fabric tied on to letters (pink/green; green/pink)

Basic grey Oh baby pp
Daisy D's Nursery line pp
Chip Chatter Letters (were red- painted with 5 coats of paint/gloss medium)
Junkitz brads (flowerful)
fabric: unknown (recvd in swap)
Floss: DMC
Washers and Drywall tape from garage
Delta paint: green, aqua,
Delta Glossy Effects: blue, clear
Joann's scrap essentials chipboard flowers (painted)
Magnetic Poetry stamps, traditional typewriter