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July’s Amethyst Fairy

July’s Amethyst Fairy

 July’s Amethyst Fairy by Mirabilia (Nora Corbett) We have a finish!  I can’t believe I completed this in record time.  I really hunkered down during the evenings and weekends, am I’m so happy my effort paid off. About 3/4 of the way through this project, I came across a post on Facebook, stating that the … Continue reading

Stargazer Progress No. 1

Stargazer Progress No. 1

My daughter is working on Stargazer, so I’ll be showcasing her project on my blog. We played around with fabrics that I had on hand and we settled on a fabric that looks remarkably similar to this: I found this image via Google search, and I’ll post the source link to give appropriate credit, but … Continue reading

July’s Amethyst Fairy Progress No. 2

July’s Amethyst Fairy Progress No. 2

Wow.  Is this really only my second progress post?  I haven’t stitched at all.  I put this down and never picked it up.  I kept putting it off. Christmas passed.  Mother’s Day passed.  My mom’s birthday passed. Then another Christmas passed.  I had lost my stitching bug.  I did try a side project, but I … Continue reading

July’s Amethyst Fairy Progress No. 1

July’s Amethyst Fairy Progress No. 1

I finished Remembrance, and I dove head into my next project, July’s Amethyst Fairy.  I’m making this as a gift for my mom.  One day we were talking about my cross-stitch and the projects I’ve made as gifts over the years, and she commented that she didn’t have one.  I immediately felt like crap. LOL.  … Continue reading

Remembrance

Remembrance

Remembrance by Joan Elliott I was finally able to finish this project for my cousin.  Although I rather enjoyed beading the swirls around the wings, head, and dress, I felt like the beading on the dress was never going to end.  Because this took forever, I opted out of stitching the French knots all over … Continue reading

Remembrance Progress No. 5

Remembrance Progress No. 5

This will probably be my last progress post, as I’ve been working my way through the back stitching and am very close to starting the beading.  My next post on Remembrance will be my close-up post, beads and all. I’m very, very happy with the way this is coming out.  She’s just lovely.  It’s a … Continue reading

Remembrance Progress No. 4

Remembrance Progress No. 4

I feel like I just posted the other day, but when I looked at the next couple of progress shots, I realized it’s been much longer than that.  Where does the time go? I’ve been working on my cross-stitch during my lunch hours and trying to get as much as I can done during the … Continue reading