by maggiecal 28 May 2014

This is from EMS cross stitch - a free design for a scissors case. I just love how it stitched (just off the machine). Did have to trim a lot of jump stitches at each thread change, but it stitched quickly and well so I'll do it again.

Flower colors are the same in both, one 5 shades light to dark, the other reversed dark to light in stitching it out.

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by emanuille 29 May 2014

I love it

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by justsew 29 May 2014

lovely work . it is a very different shading effect . thank you for showing us.
Hugs Pam.

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by worthy 29 May 2014

That is so pretty.. really appreciate you showing/pointing out the difference in the thread use..

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by maggiecal 29 May 2014

Thanks everyone, I'm going to try to get a few more tops done before I do a little factory line and stitch them to backs - will post pictures :-)

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by anssmile 29 May 2014

Beautiful!

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by pennifold 29 May 2014

Dear Maggie,

Beautifully done - I love Ellen Maurer's site. She has some lovely things on there. Love Chris

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by elemausi 29 May 2014

Very nice, would you show the scissorcase please too?

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by mariagiannina 29 May 2014

Beautiful!

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by highlandermom 28 May 2014

Very pretty. Would love to see with your scissors in it.

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by noah 28 May 2014

oh it is soooooooooo lovely hugs

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by pldc 28 May 2014

Both are very pretty, ~hugs~

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by lidiad 28 May 2014

Love that design. Well done.
Hugs, Lidia

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by shirley124 28 May 2014

Very nice.

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by cj2sew 28 May 2014

Beautiful. Thank you for the link I have not been there in ages.

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by dragonflyer 28 May 2014

Beautiful...I love her things...

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by decojo 28 May 2014

Very pretty! Cross stitch is a lot of trimming, but so worth it. Great job!

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by sonpot 28 May 2014

Awesome!!!!Your colours...Stunning

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by 02kar Moderator 28 May 2014

Beautiful

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by spendlove Moderator 28 May 2014

It looks lovely - don't forget to share a picture of the finished product!

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by sewdeb 28 May 2014

Gorgeous! Thanks for the link.

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by maggiecal 28 May 2014

and .. Once you register, you can download 5 designs a day. Download time seems to set to the time you downloaded (so if you download in the evening, the next morning and all day it will say you reached your download limit until the clock hits 24 hours from your last download). What I've only just figured out is big pictures of the freebies (instead of tiny thumbnails) are in the gallery in one album. A few of those in the albums are only free as hand stitch charts.

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