No finishes to share this time just progress seen as I mostly seem to be stitching larger things at the moment! I am back to enjoying them though as I had got a bit overwhelmed by them so gave myself a good talking to to just get on with them and get them done!
I forgot to say on my last post that the BBD AotH Happy Birthday chart is now for sale as is Midnight Stitching Heartstruck Quakers chart. Just email me if you're interested.
So on Monday evening it was SB SAL night with Barb and Colleen. Barb had a new start ( My Mom's Garden I think), hopefully Colleen managed some time on Checkered Sheep and I beavered away on the leaves and flowers on the border of Family Sampler. This has been a pure joy to stitch and I think I will be sad when it's finished but I'll be picking another SB to stitch :)
Tuesday morning I went to craft club so my SB ornament, In A Stable, came with me. That darn sheep ( still not finished) on the right caused me no end of problems and I could feel myself getting more and more worked up as I unpicked and restitched numerous times over before I got it right. Please it's not exactly a difficult chart!!!!
Tuesday evening I picked up Drawn Thread The Sanctuary and was deteremined to get a very good night on it. I even stayed up a little later but didn't quite manage to get all the block done. I just have the Jessica stitches to do now but thought I'd better do those when I'm a bit more awake.
Wedneday was LHN Travelling Stitcher SAL night with my surrogate sis Lisa. I felt sad knowing that only a week before we'd been stitching this together in my dining room and this week we were having to do it virtually so to speak. So we decided we'd imagine we were in my dining room:) I finished the house, stitched the fence on the left and remembered to give the bird a beak!
Last night I managed about 400 stitches on Guardian so, seen as I'm close to finishing the page, I'm showing my progress. Once the page is finished I'll probably just show it once a month. I can't believe I've almost done with the top row of pages!
Tonight I'm starting Pumpkin Farm. I wasn't sure whether to start that or Swan Lake but I thought if I do PF first then when Jane is ready to trade the other 3 charts I'm ready too:) I'm looking forward to stitching this one as I love the warm, autumnal colours in it.
I've done a little bit of stash shopping this week while I have funds to do it. You may remember that Chris and I have a December SAL each year and we decided months ago what our SAL for this year would be. I did email Chris to check if we were still doing it as she's not been stitching for ages and we are so I ordered the chart yesterday from Des Filles Et Une Aiguielle I thought I may not have the funds later on in the year so better buy it now! We are going to be stitching Tra La La Snowman.
That's all from me for today. I'm hoping I might get a bit of day time stitching in this weekend or maybe some finishing. I've half finished LHN Be Merry Belle Pepper and Red House in Winter:)
Have a great weekend whatever you are all up to.
Love & hugs