Monday, April 27, 2015

Chatelaine raffle prize update

I wish I had a better name for this one.  The raffle consolation prize is just long and awkward.

Anyway, here's an update as of last night.

I'm hoping I can get a lot more of the "filling" done this week and possible look at beading next weekend.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New Chatelaine start!

I just reread my last post and had to laugh.  I knew I wasn't going to get much further.  I think I finally had enough of dark colors for a bit.

So what's a girl to do?  Go do some stash diving!  Since I finished Chatelaine's Rose Garden Mandala, I've been thinking about which Chat I wanted to start next.  Convent's Garden is definitely at the top of the list, but I didn't want to start anything huge.  That's when I pulled out the consolation prize from the 2012 raffle.  Finished size is about 7.5 inches if I remember correctly.  I had some pale green fabric I dyed at one point which played well with the floss toss so I got started.  

Here are Martina's screen shots from her blog which can also be found here

This is where I've gotten in the last week and a half.

I did get the brown almost done last night but didn't get a new picture taken.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

16 Colors and Lust

Last fall, several people on the HDF BB started DMC's 16 New Floss Colors Geometric Motifs in their choice of colors.  They came up with some gorgeous variations.  I'm a big fan of blue so I decided to pull some of the new blues and use those for my 16 colors.  I got as far as getting my blues chosen and fabric and stuck it all in a box.  Today, I stitched up the first block.  I asked my youngest son to pick a color and he chose Old Maid of the Depths.

I've made slow but steady progress on Lust this week.  I'm really ready to rotate to something else though.  Problem is, I don't know for sure what I 'm going to rotate to.  Here's where she stands right now.

I'm probably going to stick with her for a while longer but probably won't see a page finish.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Page 19

Tonight I finally finished page 19 of Lust.

I debated about a new start.  I even brought a Kit upstairs.  In the end I put Lust back on the qsnaps and started page 20