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Saturday, January 30, 2010

The End of January Goals!

It's snowing here and it's reallllllly cold - good stitching weather, right?

We've got about 8 inches and should have 10 by morning. I actually kinda like this if the power stays on.

I've had enough of no-power time to last the rest of my life, thank you :D

Here's my Mary Wigham - I finished the 7th & 8th motifs:




The 'thistle' and the tiny yellow one - it was so small I decided to go ahead and do it, and get a big one done in February. I also stitched two more initials and a bit of fancier set of initials below the thistle - they have little pink & white motifs around them. I haven't decided whose initials will go there yet, though. The 'AC' is for my paternal grandmother (maiden name) and the 'WR' actually covers both grandfathers - they had the same initals.

I've made it past five hours on Mermaid of the Deep although she's still just a blue/black blob. I did get the rest of my colors, but I haven't actually reached them yet. I want to get the black and Navy blue done first. I've only done a few stitches of one other color. Blue, of course.





And since I got both of my last two goals done, I pulled out my little dolphin kit. It has a mistake somewhere in those two last dolphins and I cannot for the life of me figure out what it is, or they would be done, too. Ah, well, at least it got a little attention. I didn't list 'work on a UFO' in my goals but I'm glad I had some time to do it!



Now to plot out my February goals - They're going to look a lot like January's but I feel the call to start that kit in my last post... must resist!
Happy Stitching, all!

2 comments:

  1. I didn't know you are stitching Mary W., it is looking beautiful.
    Very good progress on the other two as well.

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  2. You've got three great and different projects on the go! They are all looking great. I did a similar Dolphin piece once years ago!

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