Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Soflty Feathered in danger of Alien Abduction

I keep working on Softly Feathered.  It is a fun piece, but I am ready to move to something else.  Do you know the feeling?  A piece is close to being done, but it seems to be taking forever!!  Maybe that is why I have so many UFO's.  (Which is the reason for the title for this blog...My ds's sense of humor.)

Friday, March 23, 2012

Building Blocks are Done

After several tries, I was able to figure out that there was a mistake on the chart.  It wasn't me!  Carol was nice and sent me a free pattern.  I look forward to stitching it.  I love the next stitch which is Byzantine.  Now I need to serious look for beads and get all the tent stitch done in the middle.

Monday, March 19, 2012

I am Not a Perfectionist

I managed to stitch the Eterna Silk on my butterfly on Spring Splendor piece.  It is not perfect.  My silk is not laying flat.  But I did leave it.Why?  I could have ripped and restitched a million times and I still would not have gotten it smooth.  It did get better towards the end, but I was about ready to pitch the whole piece.  But I reminded myself that I like the long/short satin stitch (or used to in crewel) and there was some cool couching.  So once I find my beeswax I will couch the gold around the butterfly and start on the tulip again.  But I do need it quiet and I do need time.  Does anyone sell that?

Friday, March 16, 2012

Quick Post

I have made some progress on Softly Feathered.  But who would have guessed that teens would take up so much time?  Got to love them though!

Thursday, March 8, 2012

March WIPopalypse

I have been stitching a little on Softly Feathered, but not enough for a new post.  None at all on Spring Splendor!  But I have finished a flower on my Agecroft Sweet Bag.  Hopefully I will have a finish to post next month.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Because I have no Other Projects....

 My dd and I went to the library and painted fabric.  I have a plan for this stuff, but I really don't have time.  So why did I start a new project?  Must be a little crazy...

 This is the one dd made:
Great beginnings!