As of right now I'm midway on a twelve page model stitch for an Online Retailer. It's hard going and fun. The project I'm doing is so not my style and is full of confetti but it stitches up brilliantly and the colours are so vibrant it calls to me. I don't have permission to show the project yet but will post a pic when it's done.
Thursday, 3 January 2013
Sunday, 7 October 2012
Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Tuesday, 7 August 2012
Something a bit different for my blog. I have been looking through some old photo's of work I'd forgotten I'd done so I'm posting some really older finishes just for fun.
Sunday, 22 July 2012
Saturday, 21 July 2012
Monday, 16 July 2012
Will be stitching again in DMC 107 for my Niece.
Monday, 9 July 2012
Monday, 18 June 2012
Monday, 21 May 2012
Friday, 11 May 2012
Both of these were stitched in February. Tyler decided to arrive earlier today so I've been finishing them this morning. Both were stitched on 14ct White Aida and stitched with DMC floss. Each sampler took a week to stitch. The chart is "Lincoln's Baby Sampler" by Maria Diaz which is available from her website or an older issue of Cross Stitch Collection Magazine.
Edited to add these samplers are for my first Great Nephew and Niece. Tyler is Shaun (Nephew) and Beths first baby. A'sharae is Danielle (Niece) and Dorian's first baby.
Saturday, 5 May 2012
Wednesday, 2 May 2012
Stitched on 14ct Bright Ideas Grasshopper Aida. Threads are DMC with Kreinik Braid #4. Embellished with Mill Hill beads. Edited to add this took 3 days from start to finish.
Saturday, 28 April 2012
Stitched on 16ct Aida from Enchanted Fabrics (Out of Business), colour is called "Golden Treasure". Stitched with DMC and Kreinik Braid. Embellished with Mill Hill Beads and Treasures.
Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Monday, 26 March 2012
Thursday, 22 March 2012
I have won an award thanks to Elisabeth at http://stitchyfingers-irishcream06.blogspot.comThere are conditions attached to this award, so here is the text I copied from Elisabeth with my blogs added to the end.
Liebster is a German word meaning favourite, dearest or beloved.
The Liebster Blog Award is awarded by bloggers to other new bloggers who have fewer than 200 followers, to help spread the word about their blogs and to help them gain wider recognition.
The Liebster award comes with four conditions that each recipient must satisfy when accepting:
1. Choose 5 up-and-coming blogs with less than 200 followers to award the Liebster to.
2. Show your thanks to the blogger who gave you the award by linking back to them.
3. Post the award on your blog. List the bloggers you are giving the award to with links to their sites. Leave comments on their blog so they know about the award.
4. Share 5 random facts about yourself that people don't know about you.
The blogs I've chosen are:
1: Michelle at http://stitchcraftplace.blogspot.co.uk/
2: Sue at http://suesstitching.blogspot.co.uk/
3: Lisa at http://lisasneedlesandthreads.blogspot.co.uk/
4: Kathy at http://kathysdesignskreations.blogspot.co.uk/
5: Kath at http://kathsstitchingheaven.blogspot.co.uk/
All the blogs are people who I've met online and enjoy chatting with and viewing their works.
My Random Facts
1: My bedroom colours are Chocolate and Teal.
2: I'm addicted to Big Fish Games hidden objects games.
3: I have 80 geisha dolls.
4: I prefer reading to TV and have read over 3000 books.
5: I like pepper with pretty much everything.
Thursday, 1 March 2012
Something a little bit different for this post. I have been asked if I would like to receive a cross stitch kit to review so I said yes. There are a beautiful range of cross stitch kits at Yiotas and I chose the Donkey pair as my mum fell in love with them. The chart is large and very clear the instructions are some of the clearest I've read to date. The threads in this kit are Madeira, I'm usually a die hard always swap to DMC fan but I'm going to use these as they feel gorgeous. It will be my next project after I finish Kaleidoscope. If you're looking for a new project or just want to buy have a look at the cross stitch kits from yiotas-xstitch.com they also do cross stitch charts as well.
In other news my beloved netbook "Lappy" has died, yes He's buggered off to laptop heaven with no warning for me so I'm using my mum and dads huge lappy for the moment but hopefully I'll have another soonish. So the update may be few and far between however I should be a ble to make a hugggge dint in my wip pile.