Friday, May 28, 2010

Puttin' on my Dancin' Shoes!!

Yep! Hanging Gardens of Semiramis is FINISHED!!!! I punted all household responsibilities today just to finish the beading. Perfectly reasonable thing to do, right? I mean, I was thisclose to a happy dance. Can't let little things like laundry and shopping get in the way. Without further ado, the photo essay (as always, click for biggification):

Hanging Gardens of Semarimis finished 052810
Hanging Gardens 052810
Hanging Gardens 052810b
Hanging Gardens 052810a

The color of the fabric even comes close this time. I am SO excited to have this finished. I have no real idea how I want this framed yet. There is a really wonderful framer in town that Melissa has used to great success, so I might try that out. My LNS is great for basic framing, and they did a decent job on my Indian Summer Reflections, but I want this to be really spectacular. I did think about Jill Rensel, and may still consider her. I'm just nervous about sending her something that took a gazillion man hours to stitch for fear it would disappear.

So what's next? Well, tomorrow is a stitching GTG with Melissa, Dana, and Wendy (no blog, or she's holding out on me). I think I may do a stint on Egypt Garden whilst visiting with them. It will appease the DH, plus I'm up to the duckie band which is a fairly easy stitch. Then, I'm going to start on Snow Queen's Slipper which will be a stitch/finish-a-long with MissyAnn. Beyond that, I'm not planning. Many of my WIPs are vying for attention. We'll just see which one screams loudest!

8 comments:

  1. Congrats! It's beautiful!

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  2. Congratulations on your finish, Cheryl. It is truly gorgeous!

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  3. Hi Cheryl,

    thanks for visiting my blog! Now that I've found yours I'll be checking it out regularly. Congrats on finishing Hanging Gardens, it's absolutely stunning!

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  4. It's stunning, congratulations

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  5. The colors for this one are just gorgeous. Congratulations on your big finish. I'm so happy for you!

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  6. It looks wonderful. Congratulations.

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  7. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!! And it's even more beautiful in person. I can't wait to see this one framed.

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