Wow – July’s full moon has been beautiful. I’ve seen quite a bit, as I drive in the dark to the base pool.
I have got thru 3 rotations of stitching this month; a chunk of Persephone, over the mental hump of Afternoon in London and up to Maleficent in Raven Queen’s first page. Just quietly, I’m impressed I stayed disciplined enough to stick to those 3 at home.
Now I missed the June check-in – Topic: Do you find yourself more productive with stitching in summer or winter? I am finding I am about the same this year, altho we’re really early into Winter down here. Making the commitment to record my projects and using Instagram has stopped a lot of my usual hibernation.
July – Topic: (two options) If you are participating in the Olympic Challenge, tell us about your plans – which type of challenge you’ve selected, the pieces you’ll be stitching on, etc. If you are not participating in the challenge, tell us how this year’s stitching is going for you so far, and if you’re meeting your stitching goals so far for the year. Having given up FB, I’m not participating in any challenges or SALs. This year was all about taking a breath, altho I did commit to “16 in 2016” finish count.
- Mirabilia 2004 Cherub
- Chinese Year of the Monkey ornie
- Nora Corbett Lily of the Valley (my last round robin contribution for that round)
- Noel Mini Sampler ornie
- Lizzie Kate Up in the Treetops ornie
- Hands On Design Plenty – FFO!
- Mill Hill Fireflies – FFO!
- Pickle Barrel Noel ornie
- Cross Stitcher Bunny wooden ornie
That’s nine finishes, and none will take much to FFO really apart from sending the cherub out to the framers. I’m OK with not having a big design finished in 2016, altho I do suspect I will finish Mermaids of the Deep Blue. And if all goes to plan this week, I will finish stitching the 4th of the Mill Hill ornaments and bead all four before next Friday.
10 thoughts on “July WIPocalypse Check In”
I’m enjoying watching these grow, especially Persephone. She’s just gorgeous.
She’s a slog, that’s all she is right now
Been there, most definitely. She looks to be well worth it, though.
WOW! Everything looks so great!
Is that a conversion on Persephone’s dress? In any case, it’s gorgeous! Afternoon in London looks almost done. Great progress all around.
Thanks Stephanie. Yes I’m converting her dress; I’m not a teal fan but I haven’t even started with the thoughts about the hem. Not to worry, I’ll get there in the end. London is next week’s focus for the finish piece as I want to get my Christmas gifts of to the framer early this year.
Love your work!!!!!
Just wondering where you found the raven queen conversion to Maleficeny…I’ve even searching for months
Hi Chris. I’m not converting mine; I just named her. Have you checked out the fb group Nora Corbett conversions? There are a lot of changed design details in the files section.