Wednesday, August 22, 2012

WiP Wednesday - Oh the Handstitching edition

Have I mentioned the three birthdays coming up for important people in my life?
I'm sure I have.

It's absolutely overtaking my sewing time. Late starts and all that.

And my brilliance picked an epic cross stitch for one of them.
I'm thinking that one won't get done. Unless I do nothing else for the next two weeks.


Roundup: 

Completed!:

Full Shot


New:

No explanation needed

I refuse to be afraid of this pattern anymore. 
Although I'd still place bets on me screwing it up somewhere along the way. 

Ongoing: 

Present M: No pic cause it's hanging out in the corner of my desk again. It needs borders and then I can finish it.

WWC: 
WWC beginning

Finished a tester block for size and then cut out the rest of the pieces.

Sailor Mouth Swap:

SMS progress

Extreme close-up shot!
Started some knots. And figured out an extra item to send.

Present A: 

Eevee

At least it's starting to look like something. Too bad it's part 1 of 9.

Medallion:


Medallion Progress

I had every intention of getting all the piecing for the top done. But I'm out of white solid. Which isn't surprising considering I hardly ever use it so I think I only had 1/2 yard on hand to begin with.

Tetris QAL: 

Tetris QAL - Block 5


No Progress:
Bottled Rainbows

Coming Soon:
Swoon
Hush Bella
Tardis
ZZQAL
Mario QAL


Finishes: 1
New: 1
WiPs: 8

Strangely I woke up this morning thinking that I'd really have nothing to report for WiP Weds. this week.

Rather odd to feel so unproductive and yet see that I've gotten a decent bit done.
The productivity is just spread out over a ton of projects.

Next week probably won't be that way seeing as how I should start focusing on knocking out presents.



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14 comments:

  1. i think i see an F U there... i can't wait to see what it turns into! ;)

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  2. Do you instagram? I'm also working on n epic cross stitch but can't blog about it since. The recipient follows - I have until christm and I'm nit sure it'll happen... If you instagram I'm knotted_thread

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  3. I love Mr Gnome - that is so gorgeous

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  4. Holy crap! You're going to tackle THE WEEKENDER!!! I am in awe! You'll need the sailor language from what I read about the bag!

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  5. Don't forget, sleep is overrated ;o)

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  6. I needed lots of hand-holding with The Weekender. I'm here for you. :)

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  7. love the snowflakes on the gnome quilt! good luck with the WIPs- amy butler is always a good challenge!

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  8. Wow 8 projects! Girl you need to get in that sewing room and get to work! No food, no sleep just sewing! (OK you can use the loo, but that is it!) =P

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  9. Wow - you've got a bit of everything here! That bag looks like a great one to make - hey, and if you have issues, you know where to post them!!!

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  10. Holy moly! You have been busy! What are the big hexagons for? Sooo curious. Love the winterkist piece.

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  11. Love your gnome quilt! Thanks for linking up with WIP Wednesday.

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  12. How cute! I'd love to hear your thoughts after you finish your bag as I've had that pattern and even fabric for a while now.

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  13. you really have a lot on!! Love the cross stitch and those French knots :)

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  14. That Gnoma Claus mini is adorable! I love how you even managed clouds that are fluffy.

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