Tuesday, November 14, 2017

25 Days

Hi Stitchers,

This is not a Wip update, but a thought as I was stitching today.

I've been buying a lot of dmc, beads, fabrics and a few chart's lately. It's been fun to top up my stash to go with the kits and charts I already have but when am I going to start it all? 

I find it a bit hard to start things when I have around 19 wips, some I really don't want to stitch most of the time but still like. I really want to start things. 

So my thought was 25 days to Christmas countdown.

Why not do a 25 days cross stitch in December?

25 charts, new, old, wip or new start. One everyday until Christmas 25th.

I've gone over all my cross stitch and found a few all ready or will be when I get stuff in the mail to start stitching.

My 25 will be a mix of old kits, new charts and Wips. (Not all my Wips)

I know most of you will stitch a new start everyday in January but next year I'm thinking for me it will be a year of Wips with a few more new starts and this 25 days of cross stitch will help with that.

So I ask you what you think? Am I crazy, I mean its busy in December and all. 

If you want to join me on the 25 days of cross stitch, it will start the 1st of December, blog about it, and also let me know in the comments so I can see what you all stitch. Up to you.

So my next update will be the end of November and then I will start the 25 days, don't think I will blog about it everyday, see what happens.

Please let me know what you think and hope you join me in 25 days of cross stitch.

Happy Stitching!!!


Friday, November 3, 2017

Zenia is Finished

Hi stitchers, I put in the last bead today. 
In the picture they are a little, well they don't line up but they moved on me and they just need a little push back into line. The beads that is. Anyway she is done.

I changed one dmc from 524 to 367 as it was to light on the fabric. 

Here she is


One down and 3 to go. One day.

Oh and I got a comment about using my iPad to blog. I use a app called blogger for all my posting and when I need to do my finish page I use the normal behind the scenes Google part. Does that make sense.

I also think everyone else for your comments, love them.

Happy Stitching!!!


Monday, October 30, 2017

Happy Halloween

Hi stitchers 

Thanks for all your comments on Zenia.

My iPad is playing up and I need to get a new one, so I will not be posting as much. It's what I use to write my blog.

Stitching since my last post.

Here is Zenia before


And now


Again this is not the fabric color. 
I will be stitching her this week, hope to get her done in November.

Next is StoryKeep Seasons

Before


And now, the black is at the bottom of page 2.


And a re start on Wanda's Witchery, it's a long story.

Here it is now 


And I would love to finish this in November to.

Until next time, happy stitching!!

Friday, October 13, 2017

New Start

Hi stitchers

My new start is Zenia Bewitching Pixies


Here is what I've stitched


The fabric is a little darker in real life.
It's on 16 count Aida called misty gray. I found it on Amazon of all places but they have a web
Www.garibaldisneedleworks.com

The fabric is so nice but what I love about them is they give you a dmc color match to the fabric so you know what the color is like. I love this idea. They will also mix 2 colors for you. I will be buying from them again for sure. They also do the other fabrics most stitchers use so check them out if you don't know about them already.

It's going to be busy on the weekend and next week so I will not be posting Monday and don't know about next Friday. We will see.

If I'm able I will try and stitch on seasons for the weekend and more on Zenia next week but again we will see if I have a hour or so.

Happy Stitching!!!

Monday, October 9, 2017

Page Finished Yay!

Hi stitchers

Hope your weekend went great.

Yes a page finished and started on page 2. I can not see her in the chart so hope it all works out.

Here is seasons before


And now


It looks like a water painting to me, what do you think?

I know in my last post I said this week I was stitching Wanda's Witchery but... I got my fabric for the pixies and I really want to start one so that's what I'm doing this week.

See Friday what pixie I'm stitching. 

You will still see the Witchery in October still.

Thanks for your comments, I love to hear from you.

Happy Stitching!!

Friday, October 6, 2017

Witches

Hi stitchers

I got lots of stitching done this week, which was great.

I've been stitching from a free book I got with a cross stitch crazy magazine. I don't know what issue.
So many I want to still stitch in here.


So both witches are designed by Shannon Wasilieff (they look so much like a Joan Elliott).

Both are on 14 count Aida.



I love them. 

I also started next weeks planed stitch. 

A Mill Hill kit called Wanda's Witchery, will look like


And what I've done


It's on the same fabric as the two witches. 

The plan is to put the Witchery between both witches all in one frame. 

I was going to use the blue paper from the kit but it looks too dark with the witches so I hope it will still look good on the fabric. 

Now onto seasons again.

Until Monday Happy Stitching!!

Monday, October 2, 2017

Seasons

Hi stitchers,

Not much stitching this weekend as I went out with friends for my birthday that's this Thursday 5th.

Here is before


And now


Next weekend I hope to finish the page.

Lots of new starts I hope to do in October, maybe a finish or two as well. Same of my new starts are small.

Until Friday happy stitching!!!