Friday, 27 January 2012

A Bit of This & a Bit of That!

I've taken part in a couple of exchanges during January. The first was with my Facebook Group and was for an ATC (Artists Trading Card).  This is what I sent to my partner Sue

This is what I received from my partner Pauline

The second was with my Yahoo stitching group Friendly Stitchers and was for a Spring Biscornu. This is what I sent my partner Sheila

Chart for the Speciality stitch version found here
Chart for the Cross stitch version found here

I had a bit of an ornament thing going in December and this is what I made just before Christmas....



Chart for the Noel dangly can be found here

During January I've had to re-dye my son Peter's karate Gi as the red was completely faded. As I'd got some 28ct white evenweave just hanging around doing nothing I took a couple of teaspoons of the dye before tipping the rest into the washing machine with Peter's Gi. This is the result of me having a morning with no kids and some dye .......

Thursday, 12 January 2012

A January Start and Finish

Well January got off to a good start with a finish...this is a coffee design I did for my husband.
by Plum Street Samplers

I've also been working on my Great Escape SAL, here it is with part 7 done...
The Great Escape
designed by Abi Gurden
The Stitch Specialists

Part 4 has finally been started on my Castles in the Air, here's what I managed to do whilst watching the first episode of series 2 of Sherlock....
Castles In The Air
Papillion Creations

I've also been working a bit on Mary Wigham, here she is...

An update on my Noah's Ark, still on page 1 but getting there...
Noah's Ark Cut Thru
Bothy Threads

It was a full moon earlier in the week so here's my 1st TUSAL vase....lots of room for my orts to go into :-)

Monday, 2 January 2012

2011 TUSAL

Here's what my TUSAL jar for 2011 looked like -


If you would join in with the TUSAL it is hosted by Daffycat and to get to her blog click on the post title.

My vase is now emptied and all cleaned out ready for 2012 :-)  I managed to finish 21 projects last year including 2 big UFO projects, a photostitch and DS2s dragon so I'm pleased with my year.