Friday, December 7, 2018

A Small Friday Finish

Here's just a small Friday Finish.  I made progress on finishing one of my projects by hand-stitching the border and putting a hanger on the back.  This may be one of my oldest WIPS!  I started it when I was in high school.  I bought this kit when I worked at Gold Circle (such a great store in it's day.)  That was back in 1982!!!  Yes, a 36 year old WIP! 

I pinned it to the quilt that hangs on the door near my sewing machine.  I'll be taking it with me to the longarm room.  I've got a nice spot for it there.

I completed most of the cross stitch in 1982 and 1983 on and off while waiting to go to work.  I LOVE how detailed my work was back then.  These stitches are tiny.  It says, "A friend is someone who knows you are not perfect, but treats you as if you were."
I remember that this had a plastic heart-shaped frame.  I didn't care much for the frame.  I probably still have it somewhere.  I am going to make it a mini quilt and hang it on the wall...eventually.
I'm linking up with Myra at Busy Hands Quilts for the Finished or Not Friday Linky Party.
Finished or Not Friday at Busy Hands Quilts
I will also be sharing later with the


The Joyful Quilter said...

Sounds like a great idea to build a mini quilt around your lovely stitching. Enjoy!!

Gretchen Weaver said...

Very nice, a great idea to hang it where you can see it every day!

laughing gas quilts said...

Such a pretty piece of embroidery! It deserves to come out of the plastic and be enjoyed.

grammajudyb said...

Kudos for getting that WIP done. My 2019 list will include some similar projects!