Still working hard WIPs . I have been feeling a little overwhelmed with all the various projects that have been going on for months and months. Of course I have to remind myself I have done alot of smallish projects this year.
Be Thankful, Country Cottage Needleworks
I pulled this one out of the UFO pile. I got tired of it last year but with less than 1/3 of it to go I decided to finish it. I thought it was smaller, but perhaps it was means to be done of a larger count than I choose. It will fit in an 8x10 frame so that is probably how I will finish it. I was not paying much attention when I ordered it and started it.
I must comment on this fabric. It is a 28 count even weave in Coffee by Fabric Flair. I cannot remember where I got it. It is a thicker than some evenweave fabric I have used and it is white on the backside. It is a nice, soft fabric to stitch on, but the white on the back tends to be a little off putting. It tends to stretch and who the while through onto the front side. Hard to explain. But it does go back into place pretty easily. Not sure I would use this again for anything.
I wish I was more blog saavy. There are so many things that a blog can do, like link to other bloggers and things they are doing. There is something where you show our ORT jar, but I do not know how to link it all.
But, in case I figure it out, here is my ORT jar for the beginning of September. I think it is really interesting that I feel so "attached" to my ORT jar. Funny. I have a new one every year. I have put some years into those clear plastic christmas ornament jars and labeled them, but I do not think I have ever put them on a tree! I just hang on to them for some reason! What I do find interesting is that since I started doing several projects at once there is no longer a clear delineation of the projects. I kind of like it.
I am planning to start a wedding sampler for some friends of mine that I need to have finished by May 2017. This is But Happy They by Cross Stitch Antiques from the Headmistress Sampler Series.
I had to write the designer to ask a dumb question about this project and she mentioned that I could add motifs in the open spaces of this chart. What a great idea....but I am not sure how to figure out what to put on there or where. I am looking forward to starting this. It is about 15 x 18 as it is, so kind of large.
I have had a little progress on other WIPs but nothing I think warrants a photo at this point. I have also been working on some Christmas ornaments between the large projects. Hopefully, there will be a finish or two this month that I can share.
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