Monday, February 16, 2015

First finish of 2015!

Precious Moments "Counting our Moments Together"
Stitched on 18 cnt cream colored aida  using DMC floss 2 over 1
Started Nov. 10, 2014 Finished Feb. 16, 2015

I finally finished this thing!! Just in time, too! My parents will be here tomorrow! I'm so excited that I finished it!  It was a small piece, only took about 3 months to do but it was a bear of a project. I have a few counting mistakes, but I fudged it, and worked around them, and you can't see them!

It looks like it is not centered in this photo,(top to bottom) because of the angle I took the picture to avoid the glare on the glass, but it is! 

I added DMC metallic (The devils thread! I hate this stuff! the tangles, and the fraying are awful) to the backstitching on the #50 and in the hour glass, just to add a little bling.

Well, now I am freed up to work on some other projects. I am going to pull out "Web of Life" and "The Dragon" and slot them into the spots in my rotation that this piece was occupying, in hopes that I will see a finish on Web very soon.

And! I am also super excited as I ordered some 25 and 22 count fabrics to work my HAED pieces. It wasn't supposed to get here until tomorrow, but it got here on Valentines day! So, now I have fabbies to get started on my new HAED pieces....not that I should, but I CAN! I also bought new ink for my
3-in-1 so I can make working patterns for them as well. So, we will see if I actually break down and start a new one, or if I'll be good and wait until I have another finish. We will see.  

I probably will not be posting much if at all the rest of this month as my parents will be here, so got lots of visiting to do!

Joyful stitching everyone!!

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Sea of Roses Progress!

This one is coming along...I am really enjoying my adventures with these heaven and earth design projects!! I feel like I stitch so slow! I see other people working on HAED pieces and they seem to ZOOM through pages like no tomorrow....But I try to realize this is not a race. this is me, just relaxing and enjoying my hobby. I'll get there in the end.

Hope my readers had a great Valentines Day yesterday!  Happy Stitching!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

DS2N Progress!

Here is my progress on Day Surrendering to Night.  Still really loving this one!! I've been kinda bad, though, as you can see, I still have a few areas of fill in on the first page, and yet, I have moved over to the left and started working seriously on the next page.  I just couldn't resist all those pretty blues!! So I go back and forth between the two pages. Do a strand of fill in on page 5 and then back to page 4! I figure as long as I get it all done in the end who cares if I didn't finish one page before starting the next!  Hope you are all having a wonderful month of February and hope you have a great Valentines Day! Happy stitching!


Thursday, February 05, 2015

Ornie! Progress!

Sorry the picture is sorta fuzzy, but you can see that this one is coming along. I really have been enjoying working on him! Hoping to have it finished by the next time I post this guy!