It has been a difficult few weeks and I have not been stitching much. I did take time today to complete the March SOTM. I am enjoying this project very much.
A few days before shops started closing I was able to pick up the two David McCaskill topiaries from The Edwardian Needle. I did not use the flag on the Patriotic Topiary; with the green trim I can use it all summer.
The Halloween Topiary will be a great addition to that holiday’s decorations.
I’m pulling out some long-neglected projects to work on in the coming days.
Hi Everyone —
I’m hunkered down and hoping to complete more than a few WIPs! We had only three attendees at SOTM, but I heard that many of you were stitching along in spirit at home. Please send pictures. I have four pictures to post today, but if you send me your SOTM picture, I’ll edit this post to include it!
The three of us whizzed through the first triangle on Saturday and thought it would be a short day — and then we started on the square. No one had finished by the time we called it quits and I was half-way through the second square before I realized that I missed the bit about crossing over two Smyrna! Sue and Dee both promised to send pictures when they finished.
So here’s what I have so far:
Top Row: Nancy W, Rosie
Second Row: Sue C, Dee
Third Row: Jill, Robin
Bottom Row: Janice, Ellen S
I had to shop my stash to find a second Watercolour thread to use since the one I bought seemed way to dark. I found two strands remaining from a kit where the instructor divided skeins to keep the cost down — but I had to manipulate the thread to pull out the color that I needed. It’s on my shopping list now!
Hi Everyone —
I’m about to post about Stitcher’s Hideaway in Sturbridge Village, but I thought I would start by posting Jacqui’s SOTM for February which she completed here at the retreat!
Hi Everyone —
We had a small gathering today but were able to get lots of stitching done while solving the world’s problems! Linda M was off delivering our pieces for the Woodlawn Exhibit so I subbed as hostess for her!
Without further ado:
I think you will agree that there are some very lovely color combinations!
Jill will join us in this year’s SOTM, but only after she finishes last year’s! She is on the last motif!
Another beautiful color combination!
So we are off to a good start — Marisa has already called “Dibs” on mine since it matches her bed quilt! As always, it is wonderful to stitch with friends!
Brenda is stitching with the SOTM Group from a remote location. You can read about her stitching on her blog Brenda’s Needlepoint Studio
Noelle has caught up with stitching the SOTM. Beautiful color choices!
I don’t know what I was thinking but I messed up photographing Janet’s January start. She graciously sent a photo of her canvas so that it could be included in the blog. Thanks, Janet!
If any of our other SOTM group has started, please post your progress!