Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Fifth Finish For 2011

Needles were flying and scissors were snipping! There was smoke coming out the ends of my fingers I tell you! It was crazy! In the end, this was the result -


LOL! Yes, Chilly by Stitchy Kitty is finally done :o) DH asked me last night why I was still working on him. He thought that maybe it was a hard design. Nope...just plain ol' procrastination.

Chilly's now holding snowflakes ;o)


I had a little fun and added a fringe to the bottom of his scarf. I thought that it needed something. I like it :o)


This was a fun SAL and if it weren't for Jenn, Chilly probably would have never gotten stitched this year. I'm really enjoying doing SALs with other stitchers because it motivates me. To see Jenn's finish, head on over to her Blog. Thanks for the fun Jenn :o)


Kat said...

Looks great! I really like the fringe you added!

What other projects are you thinking of starting? If I have it in my stash, maybe you and I could do a SAL? I find it is the best motivation!


Danielle said...

Fabuloso finish! LOVE the fringe on the scarf!

kmaurer said...

I LOVE the added fringe!

Tatkis said...

Cute Chilly :)
The whole 5 finishes! Congratulations!


Anonymous said...

Chilly is so cute, love him :) Love his scarf, too. It looks great!
Donna in WV

Tracey said...

Love the stitched & button snowflakes both! And what a great idea to add the fringe to the scarf. That's one of the great things about cross stitch... making it unique and our own!

Rachel S said...

He is very cute. Such pretty colors.

Karen said...

So cute! Congrats on the finish!

Crystal said...

Great job on Chilly, I love the fringe you added. Congrats on another finish.

Annie said...

Yea for a super-cute finish. Those are the dearest snowballs I've ever seen too.

Irene said...

Oh my and I thought he looked cute before, Chilly is absolutely the cutest !! Are you doing one of his friends next ?

Ranae said...

oh! Chilly is so adoorable!
Those snowballs and his scarf make him so darn cute. I would tell you to give him a hug,but I wouldn't want him to melt,lol

Lesleyanne said...

Congrats on your fifth finish. I love the fringe you added Chilly looks very cute.

Teresa said...

Glad to see little chilly done. Like the fringe.
Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

Michele said...

Being from Michigan I don't usually stitch snowmen....maybe because we have enough of our own. But this one is super cute! Love the colors!

Chiloe said...

What a cute finish !!! ♥ I love it ! And yes, I fed the fishes ;-)

Jane said...

Soooo sweet, makes me wish the snow would come back again (but not yet!) Chilly looks great on your chosen fabric colour and the extra touches are great xxx

Mel said...

Just love this design. So incredible cute! Love the little buttons you added too.

Daffycat said...

Oh, this is so sweet! A perfect finish, Cathey. I really like the trim on Chilly's scarf!

valerie said...

Great finish! Love the fringe. You'll be very happy to have him as a decoration come Christmastime!

♥ Nia said...

*cof! cof!* I'm coughing with all that smoke! LOL :D
Beautiful!!! And so cuteeeeee =) I love it!
That fringe is adorable, I remember seeing it on your Stoney Creek's snowmen :) Perfect detail!

Myra said...

That fringe is just perfect but I kinda miss the snowboobs. :o) Well done!

Alberta said...

Hope Chilly's completion means spring can now arrive! Daylight savings this weekend...WooHoo!

Vinniey said...

I love love your finishing, Cathey. Your "Chilly" is absolutely beautiful. The fringe is just perfect. Very nice.

And This Little Pig said...

Great finish Cathey, do love the fringe is it stitched or attached? Did that make sense? Also the buttons as snowballs look so real.
LiBBiE in oz

Rachael xxx said...

Well done on the finish

Patty C. said...

Oh my gosh - I absolutely adore Chilly - Awesome finish !!!!!!!!

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

Darling finish, Cathey! He is just the cutest thing. Love your fringe additions - very sweet!

Paisley said...

What a fun finish! I wish I had that hat and scarf!

Elaine said...

Oh he is just adorable! Love the fringe and cute snowballs..lol!

Jenn said...

Great job! I love the fringe!


Brigitte said...

You are so right, SALs can be very motivating. And what a funny idea to add that fringe, lol.

staci said...

Adorable finish! I have this printed out (somewhere)...I love the way yours turned out!

Blu said...

He looks so cute! Those bright pink cheeks!

On the other hand, I just realized that his name mixes upper and lower case letters and that bothers me...

TammyK said...

Congrats Cathey! Love his snowflakes :)

Crazee4books said...

Hi Cathey,

Oh, where to begin?? So many
wonderful things on your blog
to talk about and admire.

I think I'll start off by
gushing about Chilly. He is
so amazing! I love the colors
in his scarf, I love his pink
cheeks, I love the fringe that
you added to the bottom of his
scarf. In short, I'm in LOVE!

I have this chart in my stash.
Ohhhhh boy! Will you be
stitching the other two snow
guys to keep Chilly company??

Snowboobs. Snort, giggle,
roll eyes, etc.

The pin cushion that Patty
stitched for you is beautiful.
Love that red!! Which looks
fabulous on the fabric that
she used. Where on earth do
you buy walnut shells anyway?

If I break down and buy all
the Christmas Rules charts
and stuff I'll be blaming
you Cathey. Yours is looking
so incredibly beautiful with
every block that you stitch.
Why do you have to be such a
inspiring stitcher??

I'm so glad that you got such
amazing, fun stash with the
Secret Santa coupon. I can
only say you're welcome and

I see that the irresistible
and adored Cadbury Easter
Creme eggs are once again
tempting and tantalizing
their way into your heart.
Snack cakes hmmmmm. What
next? I love the little bunny.

It's been snowing here again.
Then it rained. Now we're
ankle deep in slush and mud
while a thick fog coats
everything. I am so sick of
grey, dreary, wet Winter.
Phil saw a Robin today. Hope
he brought Spring with him.


Pointed Stitcher said...

Great finish ;)

Nelli said...


Justflo said...

Just love 'Chilly' I think you personalisation idea will get copied loads of time. Agree It certainly adds something.

By the way I've got the link to work on my blog re the 'Santa' by TLC Designs so pop back if you want to see the designs. Cheers


Siobhan said...

That is soooo cute! Great finish. I love the fringe--perfect addition!

Robin said...

I love this little guy. He is too too cute.

Angela P said...

OMG, how did I miss this one :) I love your Chilly finish.

Did you see my finish of the 3 of them together? I couldn't decide which one to stitch so I did all 3 but they did feel never ending ;)

Sharon said...

He is gorgeous! Looks great.