Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Soluble Butterfly Progress !!!

I've been working on my soluble butterfly purse. It's hard going but I am still interested in the design and stitching using something I have never used before ...





Happy Stitching Everybody !!!

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Monday, 29 September 2014

Giveaway !!!

Nancy is having another generous giveaway for the most fab chart !!!!

http://victorianmottosamplershoppe.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/halloween-sampler-chart-give-away-enter.html?m=1

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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

More Smalls Progress !!!!

After I finished Christmas Dog, I pulled out the companion piece, Christmas Cat. He is another cutie !!!





Here is some more progress on my owl. I've done the beak and started backstitching so I don't need to do it all at the end.




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Sunday, 21 September 2014

A Christmas Doggy !!!

I've finished another !!! This time it is DMC Mini Kit Christmas Dog. A really quick stitch. The chart was really clear, and there was plenty of material but the amount of thread was a bit tight come the end. It's a real cutie ...




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Tuesday, 16 September 2014

I'm On A Roll !!!

What's that ? Another finish you say !!! Why yes I do have another one to share haha !!! I have finished another small christmas kit I started for my Crazy January 2014 Challenge. Since I won't get any of my other goals finished this year for the challenge I may as well complete all the Smalls !!!!

This kit was Golden Tree by Anchor and as per the instructions is completely sewn in backstitch. It took no time at all to stitch up and the metallic thread was no bother at all ...





I have also been making some progress on my owl. He now has some eyes !!!




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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Lots of Smalls !!!

Now I finished Christmas Pudding I want to keep some Smalls in my rotation to pick up in the evenings when I've had a long day at work and can't focus on my owl project. I took the last three Smalls from my Crazy January Challenge and added a kit from an old issue of Cross stitcher to my stitching tin. What I am doing is spending an hour a day roughly on them rotating them on a daily basis.

The kit is a butterfly stitching on soluble canvas to a piece of Wedgwood blue fabric. I have never used soluble canvas before. It's a strange one, I quite like how it is turning out but I don't think my ocd can handle how the stitches aren't always regular haha !!!! It is supposed to be made up into a coin purse which I probably won't do but I am enjoying doing something different !!!!





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Sunday, 7 September 2014

A Chrimbo Finish !!!!

I have my first finish in what feels like ages !!! This is a pattern I have had in my stash for years and started for my Crazy January Challenge this year. It was a quick nice colourful stitch. I think if I was to stitch it again I might not have used red fabric as it was pretty close to the red used in the pattern. I didn't have much trouble with the DMC metallics either ...








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Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Christmas in September !!

It's early but I wanted something to work on whilst working on my owl and a secret project I can show in a couple of days. I picked out one of my projects from CJC 2013, a simple cute but sparkly christmas pattern. It's a really old freebie from Crosstitcher website that I can't find online now. I'm very close to a finish. That's one of the reasons that I picked it up: I really need a finish I think to pick up my stitching mojo !!!

Here's where I left it last time I worked on it ...




And here it is now ...





I am enjoying thus, even if it contains the dreaded dmc metallics !!!

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