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Posts made in December, 2010

Looking forward to the New Year

Posted by on Dec 28, 2010 in Cross stitching, Train of Dreams | 1 comment

Looking forward to the New Year

Christmas gets in the way of all stitching plans and eats into your time but I really like finding the perfect presents for friends and family. I’ve finished another page on Train of Dreams so that’s twelve pages completed now which just leaves four regular pages and two tiny pages left to do.  I’m looking forward to getting it finished some time next year but this is the last I shall be stitching on it this year. Next I shall be preparing my fabric and gridding for the...

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The New Start

Posted by on Dec 13, 2010 in Cross stitching, Whispers | 0 comments

The New Start

I have finished the first page on Whispers my latest Heaven and Earth Designs start by Nene Thomas, click here to have a peek at what the finished picture will look like.  It’s a very big design, 56 pages in total, so I’m expecting it to take several years to complete even though I stitched the first page in just short of two weeks. There isn’t a great deal to see yet, the first page was mostly black and very dark blue but there are some details with the lighter colours of a...

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Another page finished

Posted by on Dec 5, 2010 in Cross stitching, Train of Dreams | 1 comment

Another page finished

It took me all week to do it but I’ve finished another page on Train of Dreams.  It has been a very slow week for stitching this week, partly because it has been a very busy week at work but mostly because there was a lot of colour changes in the last few columns.  But it’s all worth it for the detail, the gems on the book seem to shine and I love the quilt that it covering the second little dragon.  There’s only two full sized pages left for me to do now the rest are all...

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