For Christmas, I received a beautiful handmade gift. It is a little stitching caddy made to look like a house!
This is the end of my month long focus on my HAED Parliament of Owls project. Here are my previous progress shots!
21st December 2014
31st December 2014
I will keep you updated next time this project is rotated in. I am currently preparing my New Year’s Day project.
Happy New Year to you all. May the stitching be plentiful and frog free 😀
Welcome to the post-Christmas, pre-new year lull! My husband is working night shift at the moment, so that gives me an excuse to not do much in the mornings because I don’t want to disturb him while he is sleeping. This has meant that this morning I have been reading blogs, doing a little stitching, a little blogging of my own and playing my digital piano.
It is that time of the year so I thought I would update you all on my cross-stitching plans for 2015.
A few people are interested in the technique of ‘parking’. This is a useful technique for working on large projects with full coverage. It involves leaving your thread in tact at the corner of the next stitch of that colour. I am relatively new to the technique myself and haven’t quite worked out my favourite way of employing it. However, I have put together a few videos and pages I found helpful when wrapping my head around parking:
On the 1st December 2014, I began the Heaven and Earth Design Parliament of Owls by Scott Gustafson.