Thursday, 9 August 2012

1st August WIPocalypse

Now I am a little late but I have been really busy with work and trying to catch up with my blogs. I slacked off while moving and haven't been able to catch up since. I am down to 200 to look at now I think.... I will say that if you have a pass code to post on your blog I probably don't reply because it's a pain to do on my phone.

Now onto the important part the stitching.

I will start with Afternoon Tea. I have been busy with this one though it is never the main focus.

I am spanning 2 pages here so I am not sure how long this is going to take but I love working on it even though it's a LOT of black! Starting to fill in the leaf just to get away from black for a while.

I also made some significant progress on Sampler Aux Fleurs

I'm getting down to the final motifs which is getting very exciting ... I will have to get the thread for baroque ready to go soon... maybe a finish sometime in September?

And here is a close up of the section I have been working on recently.  My count is off somewhere but I really don't care because the nature of this sampler means they fit just a little closer it's not critical.

Also I have already started on my Christmas stitching which is great. I am one ornament down ad 20million to go!


I have started the second it's from the christmas magazine from last year I think... I'm enjoying it though it's slow going because I am not rushing with Christmas yet ... (ask me in a couple of months and I will be!)

So here is my update only 3 weeks until the next one is due so I had better get stitching.

Happy Stitching
Caitlin






10 comments:

  1. Great stitching. The ornament is very cute.

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  2. all your wips are so cute..
    cutie ornie xx

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  3. Great stitching on all your projects =)
    I hope the black stitching on Afternoon tea won't put you down =) It looks fantastic =)

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  4. All of those look great! AS always I love seeing more of Tea!

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  5. Great update, Caitlin! Your Sampler will definitely be done by Christmas, then you can start stitching Christmas ornaments every day! LOL

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  6. Hi Caitlan. I got behind in my blog reading after surgery last week and am catching up but haven't been commenting. Congrats on all the finishes. I love the ornies. Great job on the knitting and crochet toys. Love the chef - I should do one for hubby as that is what he does.

    Linda

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  7. Afternoon Tea looks great, the border looks so realistic! I love how much you have gotten done on your sampler, and the colour works very well with the design.
    Congrats on finishing your first ornie, I am ashamed to say I haven't even started thinking about X-mas stitching yet, which I know I should, but I just can't get any mojo going for it yet. Looking forward to your next update!

    /hugs,
    Nikki

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  8. Oh, you have already started your ornament stitching. Everey year I plan to do it as well but it never really happens because I'm always distracted by other things.
    Great progress on the Sampler Aux Fleurs.

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  9. The Sampler aux Fleurs just looks better and better - I look forward to seeing it finished. Having just bought some Spangler charts in the HAED Sale, I shall watch your progress on Afternoon Tea with interest.

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  10. I know what you mean about slacking off. I'm so behind it's not funny and though I've been reading a lot, my Google Reader still insist of showing that I have 1000+ more post to read. Grrrrr.

    Sampler looks amazing. September finish?? YEAH!!! :D

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