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Thursday, 22 August 2013

Winter Cat Update 1

Hi all :) just a quick update on what i'm working on. This is winter cat that i'm working on at the moment, it's coming along nicely and am 3 weeks into this project now.








happy stitching :)






 

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

What to do...

Hi all :) here are 2 beautiful cross stitch pictures that are on my wish list to do..I will be doing after I finish my cat series collection, BOTH are very beautiful and being a great animal and nature lover I'm swaying to doing the Spirit Glen first...but on the other hand English Rose is Soooo beautiful with its bright red vibrant colours... decisions, decisions hahaha..what to do..what do YOU think :)





Spirit Glen





English Rose

 happy stitching :)

 

 



Saturday, 17 August 2013

Paddy

This is Paddy

I made this picture in cross stitch a couple of years after Paddy passed away.

this was a photo of him that I had made into a cross stitch chart. it took only a couple of months to make and has pride of place on the living room wall :)

 

 

 

 

  happy stitching :)

 





 

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Summer Cat

This project is "Summer Cat"
one of a set of four, and was very enjoyable to do after 5 years of blue, thats why I chose this one with its bright sunny colors. The next project i'm working on at the moment is "Winter Cat" Hopefully it will be finished some time in December :)
Started Nov 22nd 2012 - Finished Aug 1st 2013











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happy stitching :)






Lady of the wolves

Ohh what a project this one was... taking 5 YES 5 years to complete,
it was a project I just couldn't do for too long at a time, although it's a beautiful picture, the continuous different shades of blue made it so monotonous to work on for long periods of time so it was packed away for many months before I forced myself to get on with it, and finally finished it after 5 long years. 
Started 1st feb 2008 Finished 13th november 2012
4 years 9 months!!



































Scruff

This is "Scruff" one of my favorite projects,
I have made this picture 3 times now and should know the chart off by heart lol
I first made it for myself, then some friends saw it and loved it, so I made it again (twice) for birthday gifts.
started Jan 11th 2008 - finished 1st Feb 2008





happy stitching :)



 



Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Gaze-my very first blog post

This is "Gaze" a beautiful picture I made in 2007 and was my first big project. it is stitched on 14 count ada and using DMC threads. I also used a frame to stitch it on, in fact I always use a frame as its comfortable and keeps  the fabric taut, and leaves one hand free to drink tea lol :)
May 7th 2007 - Jan 10th 2008
8 Months work.







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happy stitching :)






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