Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Some More Completed....

Stitching-wise.....

Round Robin News - I've been giving my needle a lot of miles lately. I finished up a round robin (for America's Best Round Robin Yahoo group) that was of a cute stocking and totally forgot to take a picture of the piece and the part I completed. For the same round robin group, I completed my part on the next gal's piece, the third shelf down in the country cabinet. Quite a cute and quick little finish - I applaud those that think to send little projects - they are such a welcome break from tedious round robin stitching sometimes! I am now working on for even the next gal on the list, Valerie Pfeiffer's Chorus Line, this is such a cute and quick chart to stitch, I may have to break down and order a piece of hand dyed aida to stitch for myself. I just love those little birdies singing and bitching at each other!







Personal Stitching News - I have been spending all my spare time on the Winter Wildlife stocking from Stoney Creek. This is my progress so far. I have to rip out the Whitetail Deer's antlers as I offset them somehow - must have been too tired when I started them - always a mistake lol! My husband absolutely **loves** the black bear, so I just may give this one to him for his Christmas stocking and buy myself this ~~awesome~~ dragons sleeping by the fire stocking that I've had my eye on...................look even my husband is an enabler of sorts!!!!! This piece is getting a little tedious, as I forgot how often the Stoney Creek designs like to switch colors, and also that previous issue with the look-a-like symbols is still haunting me! I may have to take a break and work on something else for a bit.....


In Other News.......


It has been miserable and raining all day, so we have about 2 inches of ice on top of 6 inches of new snow we got yesterday. YUCK! I plan on spending the rest of the day finishing up my part on Chorus Line, and making a homeade macaroni & cheese and a pork loin for dinner. A comical picture of Doobie the Red Nosed Pitbull to make everyone laugh:

Doobie the Red Nosed Pitbull trying to be people :)


2 comments:

  1. Susan in ID (ILCS)January 7, 2009 at 3:24 PM

    I love your stocking. It will be well worth the effort. I can see why your DH likes it.

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  2. The Stoney Creek things are pretty, but they do like to use LOTS of colors and blended shades too! Your stocking looks awesome so far!

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