Saturday, July 25, 2009


Have you missed me? To be honest I really don't know where the time has gone and I had no idea that it's been over two months since I posted. Life just gets in the way sometimes doesn't it? I'm still working - my contract has just been extended to the end of August, not bad seeing it was originally to the end of March! Children have broken up for school summer holidays - eldest has now left primary school and starts comp in September - again, where has the time gone?

Now for stitchy updates!

To be honest, I hardly stitched for about a month so progress may not be as great as you expect. Most of what I have done has been on Enchanted Flute and she now looks like this:-

I've nearly finished page 2 of the chart and I'm moving away from navy and black into pale blues and greens.

I've also started a new piece by Anchor called A Host of Poppies. This is what it should look like when finished:-

And this is how it looks at the moment:-

This piece was actually bought for me for my birthday and is not one I would have chosen. Having said that I'm really enjoying stitching it. Funny how things turn out.

Celtic Summer is the other piece that is in progress. I've not taken a pic of her as I didn't think I had stitched on her, but having looked at the last pic posted here I have done some more so I'll post a pic next time.

I am going to have to put all these projects on hold for a while (or at least add to the list). I've kind of started a tradition of stitching something for each new arrival in our family, and as the next one is due in January I really ought to make a start. I've chosen the kit and it has arrived, so hopefully I'll make a start over the next day or two - although I would like to finish page 2 of Enchanted flute first.

Anyway, this is the piece I've chosen. It's a height chart of Tatty Teddy.

And finally, my Totally Useless SAL. This is what my jar looks like now.

Thanks for visiting and I'll try not to leave it another two months before I post again. Happy stitching to one and all.