A sampling of my designs as well as personal stitching, and life in general.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

SAL time

Hi all

Time to update the stitching

Here's the group:

They always have fun things that they are stitching.

Here's my updates:

I did get a fair amount of stuff stitched since I was confined to the house for about a week or so.  I got into some poison ivy and didn't know it.  Ended up at the doctor's office and got meds.  Reacted to meds so there wasn't much I could do but some stitching.  It may make up for the next 3 week period where I have lots to do with grandkids, other non-stitching groups, etc.

last time


last time pages 1-3

today pages 1-3
still confetti missing but more is complete
if you look at the overall photo

last time

middle cat body is done

overall last time

overall today
more background

Sunday, July 8, 2018

SAL up date - photo heavy

It's that time again.  Make sure you see the rest of the group too.  Some great items are being stitched.

Here's my stuff:

You can see some of the background

The middle cat is getting some "fur".

The third cat is done!
I have not started the 4th cat.
I need to get some other stitching done that has deadlines.

My guilty pleasure
I started her in March (I think).
I got her on clearance at a Super bowl sale then took a while to gather all the threads. 
 The threads may be DMC but it is a long list.
I chose 36 ct white linen.  
See the face - looks like a normal person?
the very top looks white?  (part of why I picked white linen)

This is where I am at as of last night.
Notice that the face and arm are not even tan 
the threads are mostly reds and reddish browns
Obviously I am not doing the piece block by block.

This is pages 1-3
This is the area I plan to concentrate on until done.
Then move on to the next three pages
The piece is 3 pages wide, 4 pages tall

This is a finished heart for "hearts for Hospice"
The background is crayon and a stencil
I used the following stitches:
Blanket, Satin, Chain and French Knots
The finishing is done by the ANG chapter that is sponsoring it

Because I couldn't get these posted on the 4th, I thought I'd 
show off some of my patriotic stitching (not all)

My design

old mini kit

Don't remember designer.
Think it could be Heinzit

Hope everyone had a great 4th of July!

Monday, July 2, 2018