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Friday, January 28, 2011

Stitchalong with Sticklounge

Here is part 1 and 2 of the Logo stitchalong I'm doing with the German yahoo group Sticklounge.  I'm using Nina's threads in Hackberry on a linen from my stash.  Naturally I didn't label it so I don't know the color name.

This is actually going to be a large circular design.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Start 13

Start 13 is SAL Romantique by Angie in Argentina.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Start 12

Start 12 is a Janlynn Needlepoint kit of Grapes Crate Label.

Start 11

On to start 11...Quaker Bluebird Sampler.

Start 10

Start 10 is a biggie...Just Nan's Silkwood Manor.

Here's Start 9!

Start 9 is another Shepherd's Bush kit...Far Away.  Just a little sheepie done so far.

Start 8

Here's start 8 for this year... Perky Plum by Periwinkle Promises

And on to Start 7

Next up is John Clayton's Oxford Panorama. A small blue blob at present.

Crazy Challenge Start 6

Start 6 is Just Nan's Evening Star...just a little blog at present.

I don't think the scan really shows the white on white stitching.

Friday, January 14, 2011

UFO progress and a winner of my SB giveaway!

Here's a little progress on my first up UFO-Snowdrop Hill by Victoria Sampler.  It's a fun one!


and now...drumroll please!...the winner of my SB giveaway is
Nikki!
Thanks for entering!
I'm off to email Nikki now..I'll try to get some more starts posted tommorrow!
Keep warm,
Cari

5th start

Next up is my 5th start!


This is an Amy Mitten kit- a band sampler like
those of the seventeenth century.

4th start

Here is my start for day 4 of the challenge. 


This one is Joy in the Journey- another Shepherd's Bush kit.

3rd start of the New Year

Only 2 weeks into the New Year and I find myself behind already!  Here is a horrendous scan of my 3rd start.  Blogger is giving me fits again today so I'll have to make a separate post for each pic I want to show you...

 Gypsy Hearts by Shepherd's Bush.  They are my favorite designers and their kits are a real pleasure to stitch!




Tuesday, January 4, 2011

My Second Start and First Finish and Giveaway!

Here's my start for Day 2 of the Crazy January Challenge- a little Shepherd's Bush kit.  I finished it already! 


I will be drawing a name for this pattern and the leftover silks on Sunday morning. If you are interested, leave a comment!  If you become a follower of this blog you get an extra chance.

Happy Stitching!
Cari


Sunday, January 2, 2011

First up UFO for 2011

Here's the first UFO I'm working on this year.  It's called Snowdrop Hill by the Victoria Sampler.  I'm doing it on a Silkweaver Solo from the stash.


Hope you have a stitchy week!
Cari

First New Start for 2011 and first UFO worked on!

Hello Dear Readers!
Here's the first new project of the year for me...it's Mary Poppins and I'm stitching it with the German Yahoo Group Sticklounge.


The rain has washed all the snow away and the roads are clear.
That was nice because I went with my Dad to take my Uncle Dick to the airport this morning to fly back to Puerto Rico where he lives part of the year.  I'll really miss him a lot but I get to see him again in May.   I see on the weather report that the temperature was 79 there today.  I am a little jealous. I miss the briny smell of the sea!

Blogger is only letting me upload 1 picture at the moment so I'll tell you about my first up UFO in the next post.

Until then,
Cari


I'm about 1/2 done with the first part.