WIP Wednesday #276

Well, it’s still Wednesday somewhere in the world, even tho it’s definitely Thursday for me!

Barbados Santa – #3 in the series

I put away Fairy Idyll last week – she wasn’t bringing me any happiness and it felt like a chore. I guess a two week slog every now and again will be the norm with her. Instead, I worked a few days on the Barbados Santa pair (I’d only got the hat/hair part completed before) and then a new start – Luce Mia from Nora Corbett on Countrystitch Cook Strait (cause mermaids always belong in the sea, right?) which is the other half of the fabric used on Sirens of the Sea. This is two of her hair colours complete, and I’ve kind of worked out a GAST conversion for her tail (it’s mostly one DMC which is booooring). She’s about the right mix of size, complexity and interest that I want now, as we head into the busy retail season and all the end-of-year things.

And today I opened a parcel I’d ordered in APRIL from a local crafter. These are the initials of everyone in the family and my plan is to hang from the light garland that will be on the big mirror on the lounge wall. I’ll have to either add new initials as partners/children come into the fam or give the ornament away when child moves out – I like the first idea better! Have a lovely week. If you’re in NZ, stay safe this Labour Weekend and enjoy some time in the outdoors.

6 thoughts on “WIP Wednesday #276

  1. love the idea of tree décorations with intials of all family members. Are you going to paint them, or leave them natural wood?

  2. Labour weekend at least today Saturday – looks brilliantly sunny – not sure how far I shall roam about off site – but at least the sun shining…
    Not been making much this last week, working on words and starting yet again another sort/sift – this time I’m making a bigger effort!

  3. How wise to abandon a project for a while that wasn’t bringing you joy. I will try to remember that if I get half way through something. I am practicing by quitting books halfway in that aren’t bringing me joy.

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