Sunday, 30 April 2006

#1 Angel - Kindness. 11 to go


Here is the 1st angel completed, (designs by Joan Elliot, from the World of Cross Stitching magazine). Now moving onto the second one called "Friendship".
We have finished watching all the 1st series of LOST. Now we are moving along to the 3 series of Kath and Kim..."Look at Moi" :)
I hope to get this next angel finished this week!

Tomorrow (May 1st) is a public holiday in Germany...perhaps we can go to the other Berlin zoo that we have not been to yet...depending on the weather!
I am keen to get hubby back to work and boys to school on Tuesday, so I can get the quilting started again!
YIPPEE!

#1 Angel - Kindness. 11 to go


Here is the 1st angel completed, (designs by Joan Elliot, from the World of Cross Stitching magazine). Now moving onto the second one called "Friendship".
We have finished watching all the 1st series of LOST. Now we are moving along to the 3 series of Kath and Kim..."Look at Moi" :)
I hope to get this next angel finished this week!

Tomorrow (May 1st) is a public holiday in Germany...perhaps we can go to the other Berlin zoo that we have not been to yet...depending on the weather!
I am keen to get hubby back to work and boys to school on Tuesday, so I can get the quilting started again!
YIPPEE!

Friday, 28 April 2006

Finally Wadding has arrived


I ordered this wadding in November from a quilt shop in Berlin. It is a 30 metre roll, so it should keep me going for awhile! :)
They don't carry this brand in Germany. So the quilt shop here in Berlin ordered it from America for me. I have no idea why it took so long to get here.
It has been really frustrating, as I have really wanted to get into my quilting again, but have been reluctant to start new things, as I don't want to end up with heaps of UFO's (unfinished projects).
So I have a few things I must get done......mainly Dylan's 10th b'day quilt....sorry Dylan it is so late....but it will be finished now!

Tuesday, 25 April 2006

Current X stitch project

Here is the project I am currently working on. These angels (12 in all)are being published in the World of Cross Stitch magazine throughout this year. They are designed by Joan Elliot, the designer who did the Angel of Cross Stitch many years ago. Cross stitch friends may remember that was the design that used all the DMC range to celebrate the 100 year anniverasy of DMC threads...of course I had to do that pattern, just for the challenge of using every single colour! ;)



The design was to be stitched on an afgan blanket, but I am working them on a piece of evenweave that was in the stash...so far stitching up quite quickly!
We have borrowed the 1st series of LOST DVD's from a friend.....so this gives me lots of stitching time each evening!

This is where I am up to at the moment

Sunday, 23 April 2006

Scissor Keeper


Here is the finished scissor keeper that I began on the train down to Munich last week. This design is a freebie from the Drawn Thread company. My friend Sonia, has got the itch to do some cross stitching, and bought a frame from England. She has a couple of kits and is going to begin soon. So I thought I would make her this to put on her scissors. She loves snowmen, so I think she will like this one. She comes back from a holiday in Egypt on Wednesday, so I will give it to her then!

Finished X stitch for March (a bit late)



Well, if I put a positive spin on it, I am 11 months ahead for next year! Here is the March series of cross stitch that I am doing. The first 3 are from Lizzie Kate, the next 2 are from Rainbow Gallery and the last one is Bent Creek designs. These one took a bit longer to do that I thought (with Munich and Legoland in between). Still I am happy with how they turned out!