Sunday, August 30, 2015

WIPocalypse August

 Since the last full moon I worked on Faces of Faery 90.
 I just finished a weeks rotation on Little Fairies at Play.  Close to finishing page 7.  I work on this one every other week.
And I started a new project Freedom by Joan Elliott.  Doesn't look like much now. It had been on my to be started list for several years.  I decided to clean out that list and start all of the projects sitting on it.  I have another project to start tonight.

The topic this month is to pick one of the projects we worked on this month and tell about our stitching journey. I am picking Little Fairies at Play.  I had been watching everyone stitching on HAED's but never saw one that really made me want to start stitching it.  Then while browsing at my LNS one day I saw Little Fairies at Play.  I knew I had to stitch it and thought it would look great hanging in my future granddaughter's room.  My daughter was not married at the time.  I began stitching this in 2011.  I decided to use scroll rods for the first time and went to the lumber store to get 2 rods long enough.  I quickly fell in love with this project.  It is 28 pages long and 146,700 stitch  es.  After 4 years I am just about to finish page 7.  Since my first HAED purchase I have purchased several more.  2 are larger than this one.  One would look great in a future grandson's room.  I have 2 HAEDs in progress and will start my 3rd one in 2016.  My new motto is If I never start I will never get finished.  Still no grandkids so I am ahead for the moment.


Justine said...

That's some forward planning! I love the colours in both of these, I'm not surprised they called to you. Beautiful stitching.

Heather said...

Lol way to plan ahead! Your projects are lovely!

Angela S said...

Beautiful projects. I love all those flowers. And I like your motto! Have fun with your new starts! :)