Monday, October 18, 2010

Rose Garden Update

So it has been awhile since my last update.  I have been busy with work, family and stitching of course!  I've been enjoying stitching "Rose Garden" by Blackbird Designs immensely and can't believe that I am almost finished!  Here are two pictures of my progress.  Most likely I will finish it today, although I am still unsure as to whether I want to make a lavender filled pillow or a pinkeep for my mother.  I'm now leaning more towards a pinkeep because I found a gorgeous little iron picture holder in Prince George.  It has a little bird and some leaves on it and it would work perfectly for a pinkeep.

Here are the photos, although they are not the best photos because I took them with my cell phone.  

See how beautifully it is coming along! I added my mother's initials on the right and the year that I will be giving her the gift for Christmas.  Some of you may wonder why it says 2011, well that's because we celebrate Christmas on January 7th.  We are Orthodox Christians and use the old calendar for our feastdays.

Enjoy the pictures!!

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Putting Things Together

Alright, so I finally took some photos of my linens and threads.  I am not the greatest photographer and my camera is kind of old so the photos will not look super professional.  I'm still learning how to work this blog but I don't have much time these days to fiddle around with the settings, so it is a work in progress.  I am trying to finish the ornament for my sister.  I just need to make the tassle and then put it all together.  Below are photos of the pieces that will be stitched together.

Well for some reason I can't upload the pictures even though I changed the size to really small.  I'll have to try another day.

Okay I figured it out! So here are the pictures!