Tuesday, September 18, 2012

My IHSW was a good one

I got bunches of great quality stitching time in (hurray!) amongst household chores (blecchht!).

The first thing I worked on had lots and lots and lots (and omg! lots) of little black cross stitches that looked something like this:

Unfortunately, since it's a surprise for a friend, I can't show you the whole shapely thing but suffice it to say, there is lots (and lots and lots) more blackness than pictured above.  By the time I finished all the black -- I needed some

 * C O L O R *

sooo, I switched to the Tulip Sampler and finished all the green blocks (granted, most of the time I was stitching with one color, ie, green -- but at least it was a change from black --  it's the little things that make life exciting, don't you agree?)

And then my last IHSW piece for the weekend was a new start -- the Christmas SAL from Carole.  I didn't get much finished on it and I'm already behind (because I just found out about it last week) but I think it's going to be a fun little sampler (as her SAL's usually are):

I switched out the colors and am going for a different look than the traditional Christmas one.  So far, so good.  If you want to participate in Carole's SAL, I think you have until the end of the month to join.

Have a good one! 

Oh . . . .  and thanks for all the comments on Eek!  Those guys really crack me up!  I may have to stitch them for myself as well.

Friday, September 14, 2012


 It's another Halloween ornament!

This one is designed by Stitch Kitty.  Isn't it adorable?  I love the looks of horror on those pumpkins -- they are too funny.

Unfortunately, that's about it for stitching so far this month (except for another little piece that's a surprise and can't be revealed yet).  The dogs have been keeping me busy busy busy with agility classes and trials and keeping stitching at a minimum.  However, I'm very excited about this coming weekend because it's IHSW (woohoo!) and I don't have any plans!!!!  (double woohoo!)  Looks like a mostly-stitching weekend to me.  

Can't wait .......

Have a good weekend in your neck of the woods.