I promised you photos of my Christmas stash, promised photos of Owen, and then there is the other stash I have been purchasing. Oh my!
I must say having a snowy winter causes online shopping. That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it. lol
Ready? Forgive all the rotated photos. I just can't get them to straighten up.
Here's the Christmas Stash!
And then I went on a weekend get-away that had a nearby cross stitch store.
And since it was winter and it kept snowing...
I did finish a couple of stitches while I did this serious shopping.
|North Pole - Mill Hill Beaded and Seeded Kits|
|Fun Every Day - SamSarah|
Would you like to see Mr. Owen?
|My mother-in-law and Owen in February.|
|And his 7th month photo|
We had some excitement in January. The 'thaw' happened and the river came to visit. I really dislike these visits. Ugh!
These pictures were taken about a week after the flood and the ice had a chance to melt. Our yard was covered in ice for about 3 weeks. It has since flooded 2 more times. Our yard is a mess of sticks, garbage, and large trunks of trees. Once the weather breaks -- we will have several hours of cleaning.
I have a new obsession. Found this picture on Pinterest.
Photo saved to Pinterest from - neworleanskayakswamptours.com
And then I found a blue version of it.
Photo saved to Pinterest from - https://fineartamerica.com/featured/tree-skeleton-reflection-david-pringle.html
I have decided to stitch the blue one. Here's my fabric and floss.
The fabric is a 25ct Lugana Stormy Clouds and DMC floss. I've never stitched on something this tiny over one. I had hoped the fabric would have the 'storm clouds' running left and right. But, they are running up and down. Not something to worry about. Purchased a Rolaframe set. I've never stitched on a frame - I stitch in hand. So this may turn out to be wasted money.
I had to wait for my newest fabric to arrive. Waiting caused me to start something from my stash...
|Come Sail Away - Leisure Arts|
32 ct Belfast linen Stormy Clouds and DMC 4240
Didn't realize until after I ordered my fabric that I was actually working on the exact same fabric. Oops!
Well, to use Faye's words...My 'Picture Walk" is done.
Off to start my newest stitch...wish me luck...25x25=625. Yeah, 625 stitches per square inch. And this bad boy is 10 x 25". Eegads what have a started?!?!
Happy Stitching to All!