He was here:
Now he's here:
At least there are some soft-focus branches starting to show up!
Snappers got another turn but I neglected it, too. I managed to finish up the September block and all the border next to it:
So Snappers is now 3/4ths of the way done!
The lighting was dim so the colors are still not correct - the leaves are a beautiful medium green and the grapes are brighter purple. Oddly, the pear looks almost right.
I didn't finish 'Acquainted with the Night' for my father's Christmas present last year (obviously) but I had intended to finish it up this year. I had some unopened kits laying on my table when he came up the other day, though, and he picked one up and said, "Wow - I haven't seen that picture in years! That's a really old picture - my parents had that on the wall when I was a kid. Are you going to stitch that one?" So of course I am!!! He may get two stitched presents this year, because I want to finish up Night, as well.
But here's the one he liked - excuse the flash, please:
'Portrait of Christ' - Designs for the Needle by Praying Hands for Leisure Arts. How's that for a title? lol! I started it on the 30th, so it's this far:
I haven't worked on it yet today, but I will. And I will be working on it until the 4th :D Then I will probably pick the Snappers back up - I want to finish them! But I may work on Gift of the Eagle Feather first. We'll see how it goes.
Happy stitching, guys! I'm admiring all your new starts!