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Friday, December 2, 2016

WELCOME sign with PINEAPPLE

Back to my Punch Needle for a little change of pace.
Here's a sketch of my design that has been inspired by several seen on that naughty 'Pinterest'.  
 It measures approximately 4" x 12"... a nice size that will eventually be framed for our entry way.
So far I am pleased with the progress..
A closer look at the pineapple for which I used 
a Valdani varigated floss. 
Am using stitch depth #2 for the letters, pineapple and leaves.  
All the rest will be #1 setting...
I like the subtle interest it provides..something like embossing.

Will be spending some time on my hooked rug next...
as soon as I can decide on a color for the wool strips &
 because I am sooo unpredictably impulsive.

Thanks all...for visiting.
Hope your Thanksgiving was great...
Daughter Pam, Son Jeff, DIL Cassie and Grandson Kyle 
teamed together to make ours awesome.

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Peace & Blessings for all,
Barb 


3 comments:

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Hi Barb,
So happy you had a lovely Thanksgiving with family!! We enjoyed ours as well and ate so much yummy food!!
Your Welcome design is just wonderful and is looking great! Perfect idea for the front door!! Enjoy punching and hooking this weekend!!
Heart Hugs~
Julie
Almost forgot to mention how much I LOVE your header!!!!

moosecraft said...

Love this design! And, the use of different loop heights definitely adds to the appeal! Pinterest is one of those little guilty pleasures that I can't seem to stay away from... and usually all of the inspiration really does lead to something creative getting done... eventually! :-) Enjoy the days and be happy! :-)

Rugs and Pugs said...

What a wonderful design and your color choices are just perfect.
Like Julie said, your header photo is beautiful.
Hugs :)
Lauren