Monday, March 29, 2010
Not much else going on - I'm thinking that within the next couple of days I will have all the cross-stitching done on the dollhouse project. Then it will be backstitching time! When I get the cross-stitching done, I will definitely post a picture of it before I start the backstitching...just because I love the way backstitching makes designs POP!
Meanwhile, I'm fighting a cold...I thought I was thru the worst of it, and then it kind of came back with a vengeance today...I ended up leaving work a little early today just because I was really tired from the cold. No fever, so I know it's just a cold, not the flu or anything...but it is tiring...and oh yeah, my nose hurts! LOL
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Sunday, March 21, 2010
Well, this picture should have been posted two weeks ago - on the 7th...that was when I took it off the Q-Snaps and put it away for a while and picked up the next project in the rotation. This is such a fun project to stitch on - I love most of the Lizzie Kate patterns -the kind of irregular lettering and stuff just make them fun to stitch.
Then for the last two weeks i've been stitching on Frederick the Literate. I usually only spend one week on each project, but in this case I was enjoying stitching on it, and wasn't bored yet, so I decided to keep going. I'm almost 1/4 of the way done. If you're not familiar with the picture, it's two bookshelves, this is the left hand half of the top shelf. The mid point is about six or eight stitches beyond the last book spine I've stitched....so i figure when I get there, I'll be half way done with the top shelf. It's fun, Frederick actually looks like a cat now! LOL
This week it will be ABC Lessons - probably just for a week, but we'll see!
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Sunday, March 7, 2010
So we still got together to stitch, but first at a Starbucks and then moved to a Corner Bakery for lunch. At the Starbucks location, pulling out the dollhouse project to stitch was just a little awkward because it is pretty big. So instead, I stitched on a Lizzie Kate that I've been working on as a travel project. Once we moved, we had a better location, and I did get some stitching in on the dollhouse but nowhere near what I wanted to do. Oh well, at least I was stitching on SOMETHING!!!
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Monday, March 1, 2010
Well, another week of stitching on Angel of Cross Stitch. Got a little more done on the border. You can't see it because it's kind of "cream on cream", but the two lines within the flower border are all done. And I got some more of the turquoise and browns done along the top, and the upper right hand corner heart is done. Slowly but surely. I just looked back and realized htat the first progress picture I took of this project was in January 2008. So, I've passed the two year mark. Oh well, since I don't even know what I'm going to do with it, I guess it doesn't matter!
And...for those of you who knew I've been looking for either a new full time job or (ideally) a second part time job, I finally found one!!! It's been a year, almost exactly, and I found a job for three days a week, which was just what I needed. I'm working at my other job two days a week. So now I'm fully employed again! I start next Monday (the 8th). I'm really looking forward to it. I think that's part of why my stitching mojo has been a little lacking the last couple of weeks - I find I'm more productive when I'm busier.....lol
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