Blog of crafter and budding writer

Posts made in March, 2011

Spring is here

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in Cross stitching, Whispers | 0 comments

Spring is here

I like spring, the daffodils are out reminding the sun to pay us a visit from time to time.  Of course in the best tradition of things the sun mostly seems to be out whilst I’m stuck in the office and not making the most of the light in my stitching chair.  I think that grumpy cat makes the most of the light on my chair by napping on it during the day, the cat hairs left behind give it away. This week I finished page 2 of Whispers and the plan in my head was to grid and start Little...

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Background work

Posted by on Mar 19, 2011 in Crafting, Whispers | 0 comments

Background work

I got back to work on Whispers this week, I had meant to post an update sooner but although I took my picture on Thursday I completely forgot to do the update yesterday.  I managed to get just over half of the page done during the week – I am on page 2 of 56 so a very long way to go yet.  The first two rows of pages are background which is challenging especially as it is mostly blacks and dark blues with the odd little orb of lighter colours here and there.  I miss all the bright colours...

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Stitch Along

Posted by on Mar 9, 2011 in Cross stitching, Curl Up With A Good Book | 1 comment

Stitch Along

This week has been stitch along week which was a good thing because it meant I didn’t have to make any decisions on what to stitch.  It’s the third week on QS Curl Up With A Good Book and for me that meant starting page 2.  Page 1 had lots of confetti (lots of individual stitches of different colours) which is how the detail is achieved in these designs.  But even knowing that doesn’t stop you wanting to scream in frustration as you change colours yet again.  I plodded on and...

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