Monday, April 29, 2013

New HAED Stash!

I decided to take advantage of the 40% off sale at HAED! I have been loving the Randal Spangler designs that I have seen on the site a picked up the following:

Mini - "Computer Catastrophes"

"So many books, so little time"

I also picked up Library Fairies 3 and 5 but cannot seem to find links to the Pictures to post here.

I am no sure when I am going to get them started but they were too good of a deal to pass up!

Monday, April 22, 2013

IHSW, Late TUSAL, Crochet completes, etc.

I am going to begin this post with my TUSAL update 12 days late. Better late than never.

I figured that it had been so long since I updated that I would post this at the end of IHSW. If you look closely at my ORT's you will see the bottom layers are from Sidney the Penguin which was completed at the end of march. The next layers are from 'The Lady and the Flag". The progress of this one can be seen in the photos below:
The last progress pic that was posted

I made some more progress on here in the past week or so and worked sparingly on her during IHSW.
Progress - 4/22/2013
As you can see I added the some of the red and white of the flag and completed more of the dress. IHSW was also the time that my in-laws were in town so I wanted to try something new as well. (My mother in law is a crafter as well so this was expected)

Spring Mandala - Ink Circles designs - 2 over 1 18ct. white Aida
I have been chomping at the bit to start this set of Mandala's from Ink Circles.  I began this patter on Saturday on some 32 ct. linen and hated how it looked. I started on the 18ct. Aida and loved it. I cannot wait to see how it (and the other 3 seasons) come out.

I am also going to put some more dishcloths that I finished crocheting on my finishes page.

Happy stitching!

Monday, April 1, 2013

WIPocalypse post late

SO Sorry for the late WIPocaplyse post but it's better late than never.

So I spent a good bit of time since the last post on "Sidney the Penguin" who is now finished. It's time for a small happy dance for another complete project this year!!!. Now I just need to figure out how to display it.
 I also made some progress on the Lady and the Flag. If you have read my blog before, I left off here:
When I completed stitching on 3/27/2013, I was here:
I also did some work on the MOD coasters:
And Here is where I left off as of 3/27/2013:
status as of 3/27/2013
Finally, I did some work on the Florals:
Starting point in March

I made a little more progress on the Lily as you can see below. I think I am bored with this one as the lily has a bunch of Half cross stitches that are a pain.
This week is going to be interesting as we are installing our own closet organizer at home which necessitates cleaning it out, removing the existing shelving, spackling (sp?) and painting prior to installation. Stitching may be at a minimum due to this.

Happy Stitching! (or Organizing)