back with her initials
The first thing I learned about Pokua from her blog is that she loves all things Quaker. I chose a freebie from Tempting Tangles, who is a northern Idaho designer. I stitched her Panoply of Posies Biscornu, and finished it as a mattress pincushion. The second thing I learned from her blog is that she loves to make pinkeeps out of her Fair and Squares exchange pieces, so I thought I'd make her a different finish. I charted the side pieces - actually, I charted 2 designs and let my littler one decide which one to stitch, LOL. The Quaker-style alphabet was another freebie, but I can't remember where I found it right now. It seems like it was a French blog. So fabric was originally 28-count Monaco, dyed in Shiraz (there was some shrinkage, so let's call it 30-count now). Fiber is DMC Blanc.
sides and close-up of the heart pins
Pokua - I'm so glad you like it, and I'm glad I had you as a partner! It was fun to stitch for someone I'd already been getting to know, and fun to use my pretty wine-dyed fabric for such great piece! :)