Friday, May 22, 2009

Some w.i.p progress

Hi all

Well my visit to the LNS last weekend was really not that exciting. This LNS is so frustrating, you can never find any charts and what you can see is old! They are good for threads & fabric though, which is the main reason I went! I picked up a few pieces of fabric, a couple of Mill Hill ornament kits, an OOP (think it's OOP anyway) Just Nan chart for a friend and my girls picked up a little kit each too. I needed some white belfast for a project, whilst I has 32ct lugana I really wanted linen for this piece, it's the pink ribbon scissor slide by the Cat's Whiskers which Janine sent to me, along with the matching scissors. I finished the stitching up last weekend and had planned to do the finishing this weekend but I need some skirtex first. a nasty headcold this week kept me from the planned visit to Hobby Sew to pick this up so I guess it will have to wait a bit longer now! Anyway, here's a pic of the stitching, it's really quite lousy as my scanner doesn't like white fabric so I have had to darken it up a bit so the stitching was visible as the thread colour is really soft and pale.

Prior to stitching this, I had been working on my New Years start piece, Victoria Sampler Jingle Bells Xmas Tree Farm, here's my progress as at last weekendThis time around I stitched the band containing the deer and the over one wording.

This past week I've been home from work all week, first couple of days my daughter had a cold then she shared it with me and I spent the last 3 days home sick myself! Managed about 2 hours at work on Thursday before they sent me home! Was good for the stitching and I picked up my Chatelaine Watergarden w.i.p which hadn't seen any progress for a while. Here's the before pic and the after pic.

Well that's all for now, not sure what I'll be stitching on this weekend, DH wants to go to the movies tonight to see the new Star Wars flick so guess I won't be getting much done today!

Have a good weekend all

Happy stitching


1 comment:

Brigitte said...

Very nice progress on your WIPs. The Watergarden looks terrific, wonderful colours as always with Chatelaine designs.