Blog of crafter and budding writer

Posts made in September, 2010

Almost halfway, so close it might as well be

Posted by on Sep 20, 2010 in Cross stitching, Train of Dreams | 4 comments

Almost halfway, so close it might as well be

Yes at last I’m halfway(ish) through Train of Dreams.  Really it’s at 49.76% complete but I’m counting it as halfway because it’s a page finish too.  It only took just over a week to get this page done and that included coming up with some quick instructions on how I do parking.  There’s a link to the parking instructions at the top of the page if you’re interested.  The star carriage is nice and bright and I really like the book in the foreground, the...

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Sunny Stitching

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 in Sunny, Website news | 0 comments

Sunny Stitching

This week has been Sunny SK stitch along week so I’ve started on page 2.  This is where all the colour changes start so I’ve reverted to stitching in columns of ten stitches and parking colours in the block beneath.  Which ended up being a real pain as I was using a small q-snap and could not find a comfortable position to support the frame and keep the extra threads out of the way.  So Sunny is now on one of my needle needs frames which means I can use the lapstand and stitch with...

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Super Fast Stitching

Posted by on Sep 2, 2010 in Cross stitching, Faces of Faery 70 | 0 comments

Super Fast Stitching

Had a bit more stitching time than usual recently and it’s showing in Faces of Faery 70.  I managed to get page 4 finished in a week.  I was hoping that it wouldn’t take too long as it’s a partial page but I think it’s only ten rows away from being a full page so it didn’t really make much difference.  I’ve now done most of the heart that she’s holding and you can just see her thumb at the bottom of the page.  This chart seems to be a lot more blocks...

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