Tuesday, August 26, 2008

HAED Fourth weekend Themed SAL

This SAL is for all creatres great and small, furry, winged, scaled,wild, magical, feathered, etc. Lil'Blue Fairy Cat fit the bill. It's been so long since I've worked on this one. It's helpful to show the before and after together. Only about 700 stitches this time around. I had forgotten how much confetti was involved with this one!

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

August Haedless SAL

Not a lot of progress this time, but I'm getting closer to finishing page 2. Just about 50ish stitches to go.

I got a wonderful surprise yesterday. Jen (kittyperfection) from the HAED BB RAKed me with a chart, Keeper of the Cauldron - art work by Jessica Galbreth. Isn't it devine? It's been on my wishlist for ages! Jen thank you! It was a lovely surprise and your generosity has truly touched me.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

After the Challenge SAL for August

Give the girl a hand! No, really, I gave her a hand, her left hand to be exact. I'm 3/4s of the way through page 7. I will keep on this until I finish the page.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

A little more progress

On Goblin Tree. You can see the start of her left hand now. I love stitching her! This weekend is the HAED SAL Challenge, and she's my focus piece for this year long Challenge SAL. I'll be spending more time with her this Friday through Monday. Maybe I'll manage to get the page finished! That would fullfill one of my yearly goals! I have been itching to work on Rosey or Lil Blue, I haven't touched either of them in ages! This vixen has captivated me for a looong time.

The following was posted by Nance on the HAED BB and I liked it so much I wanted to share it with you.

Cross-stitchers are a different breed
The things we hope for, the things we need.
We wish for floss to finish that row.
We sometimes wish our guests would go.

We wait all day for that time to be
That special time- that time for ME
Each needle is threaded, the colors arrayed,
Scissors and chart have been carefully laid.

Now we relax, this is our pleasure
Stitching this piece of soon to be treasure.
We always ignore that mental warning
Stitching all night makes it rough in the morning.

But time's unimportant, we don't heed clocks
We just need floss and a sewing box.