Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Their Song is Sung:)

Another finish from me today:) I have been determined that this would be finished but I didn't quite get it done on Sunday evening so I have stitched a little on it yesterday and today and finished it. I have loved every single stitch of this and a huge thank you to Nicola for passing this chart onto me:)

Blackbird Designs Their Song

40 count linen coffee dyed

DMC

Started 8th August 2010

Finished 26th October 2010

I'm planning on getting this framed soon and it'll be hung in my hallway with my other Blackbird Designs pieces.

So now Their Song is finished I'd like to stitch ornaments on a Sunday evening starting with the Little House Needleworks ones I have and hopefully some from the JCS ornament mags.

I had quite a good couple of evenings on CHS Shores and I also stitched a little on it on Sunday afternoon as well. I expected the rocks to take ages to stitch but they go surprisingly fast!

As always last night was my night stitching along with my good friend, Barb, and Jane lol! I finished those adorable sheep ( I love sheep) and also got the next row stitched and made a small start on the verse so I'm looking forward to getting on with that next Monday :)

As you may see from the ticker at the top of my blog I am on the stash wagon!! Lisa and I were chatting the other night about our new start on the 1st January. We are starting one of the Kelmscott hornbook designs and I was deciding which one to order and couldn't so thought about ordering both but was feeling guilty lol! Anyway Lisa suggested we both go on the wagon from 1st November to 1st February so that's what we're doing. If we need threads to complete a project then we're allowed but other than that we're not!! Obviously things we already have on order we are also allowed. There have been several times we've been on the wagon before and most of the time we fail before the time is up but now and again we have done well so, hopefully, this will be one of those times!

Thank you for all the wonderful comments on my last post and the stitched piece I did for Michelle:)

Take care everyone.

Hugs

Sally
xxx


37 comments:

Cindy F. said...

Beautiful finish Sally!! Congratulations:) and you finished it so quickly! Loving your wips too!
What a fun way to start the new year with an awesome project:) Can't wait to see!

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Patty C. said...

What a beautiful piece - Lovely colors - So well done :)

Colleen said...

Congrats on a wonderful finish. Great idea: On The Stash Wagon! I'm joining you on that. Would you mind if I stitch a SB project with you at the beginning of the year? It would be a great motivator for me to finish Checkered, by SB. Love visiting your blog.

natalyK said...

Beautiful finish!! I love that BBD pattern. I hope you are able to stay on the wagon, I have tried and failed many times. When I see my stash I say no more and then along comes a show or two and I'm done. I have to have!

Ellen said...

Congrats on finishing "Their Song", it's beautiful!

Love your other progress as well, you are doing great!

Hugs,

Hazel said...

Hahahaha I deleted it. Sorry about that Sally. I have no idea how it happened. Blush! x

Lee said...

Beautiful finish Sally! Yesterday I put myself on the wagon, too. Same as you...till February. I'll still keep my list under the computer monitor,though, and a girl can still dream, but no more buying!!

vEr0n!c@ said...

Gorgeous finish, Sally. Congratulations! Your WiPs are lovely too. Good luck on the wagon resolution :)

Cath said...

Fab finish . good luck staying on the wagon .

Christine said...

Beautiful finish Sally. Good luck with your stash wagon. Remember if you fall off you'll land in piles of thread and fabric, so it won't hurt ;)

Lesleyanne said...

Congratulations on your finish. It is gorgeous. Lovely progress on your WIPS. Good luck with staying on the wagon until February.

Christina said...

Their Song looks fabulous, I can't wait to see it framed!
How brave to go on a 'stash strike'! I'm thinking of doing the same thing myself and only stitching freebies next year. I just don't know if I have the willpower! Good luck with your quest!

Christina said...

Their Song looks fabulous, I can't wait to see it framed!
How brave to go on a 'stash strike'! I'm thinking of doing the same thing myself and only stitching freebies next year. I just don't know if I have the willpower! Good luck with your quest!

Anonymous said...

Well done Sally on your HD,look forward to seeing it framed
Your Ja stocking is looking great too
Tina

Rachael said...

Congratulations on your finish

Barb said...

Their Song is lovely Sally one of my favourites. Do you think I could join you on Sunday with the lhn ornies as I am waaaaayyy behind and would like to at least get a couple more done.
AS for being on the wagon hmmmm not just yet for me as I may be forced on to it kicking and screaming when DH retires next year lol.Looks as if we may have a few of us doing the SB in January.Woohoo!The more the merrier.Takecare speak soon oh btw just been to check after seeing yours I have done the first flower after the sheep the wrong colour pic on my blog. Grrrr dratted frogs.

Kajsa said...

Gorgeous finish! I love how your shores too!

Vonna said...

Their Song is one of my most favored Framed Finishes I have on my walls. I know you will adore yours as much as I adore mine :)
Congratulations! It is beautiful!
Shores is coming along gangbusters! Ornaments are on my list too ;)

Julie said...

Their Song looks lovely, nice progress on Shores too. Loving the SAL with Barb, its so nice to watch progress on blogs when stitchers are SAL'ing together

Berit said...

I'm so happy dancing for you on your beautiful finish! :D

jane said...

Lovely finish Sally and your JA looks great too. Hope you and Lisa manage to stay on that stash wagon.

Nicola said...

Lovely finish Sally, and you did it a lot quicker than I did! WIP's are moving along nicely, love your "Shores".

Carol said...

Sally, you are such a quick stitcher I can barely keep up with reading all your posts :)

I just love your newest finish--one of my favorite BBDs. I think I'm going on the stash wagon, too (after the holidays!!).

KarenV said...

Congratulations on finishing Their Song, Sally, it's beautiful! That design was one of my favourite to stitch; it hangs right next to my stitching spot and I always love looking at it :) I hope yours gives you the same pleasure!

Andrea said...

A beautiful finish. Can't wait to see it framed. Wonderful WIPs too.

Mylene said...

A beautiful finish. Congrats!!

Carol said...

You've been busy with that needle again Sally, and as always it all looks so wonderful!

Good luck on that stash wagon! I'm hopeless, I'm always falling off! :o)

BeckySC said...

Sally, it turned out so gorgeous! Congratulations :)
You always have such BEEutiful stitching on the go to :)
((hugs))

Nadia said...

Lovely finishes Sally, congratulations. Hope you manage to stay on the stash wagon, after several enforced years when not working I have been making up with a vengeance..lol

CalamityJr said...

What lovely finishes and progress on everything! I don't know whether to be inspired or go curl up in bed because I can't begin to keep up :-)

Lisa said...

Congrats on another gorgeous finish Sally.
This block on Shores is really coming along, hope you can manage to finish it this weekend. I'm stitching on and off on sock monkey and hoping I might be near to a finish before the end of the day, but not sure.
We can survive the stash wagon this time I'm sure, we've both get plenty to stitch and we can just get our wish lists HUGE by Feb 1st lol.

Solstitches said...

Gosh Sally what a lovely post full of eye candy!
Congratulations on a beautiful finish. I love Their Song which is one of my favourite BD pieces.
As always you have some lovely stitching in the works.
Good luck with your plans for cutting down on the stash buying. It's hard not to get carried away isn't it?
Hugs,
Margaret

Karan said...

I love this piece & it's been a pleasure watching it develop through my catch up. Good Luck with staying on that stash wagon. :0)

Brigitte said...

Congratulations on finishing this beautiful design. Now that I have gathered all the threads needed for it this will be my next start. I'M already looking forward to it.

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Congrats on your beautiful finish, and for planning your time so wisely. Would you be willing to pass along that chart? I'd love to buy, swap, borrow, increase your stash... if you would?

Sharon said...

Beautiful finish and your wip's look wonderful!