Monday, August 18, 2008

My latest projects

This is Night Owl from the latest issue of Just Cross Stitch. I stitched it on a hand-dyed lugana from my stash and used GAST Butternut Squash, WDW Sweet Potato, and GAST Ltd Edition Witches Brew. I love how the black has the blue in it. It makes be think of a cold foggy evening. I have not decided how I will finish it yet. I'm thinking maybe a pin keep. I bought the RIT dye in black and orange and some pins to dye. I hope to try that later this week when it is cooler.

Here is my Christmas hat and scarf I knit about two weeks ago when it was much cooler. Can you tell I am ready for Fall and Winter? I am just not a fan of the hot weather.
Here is the needlepoint project we started Saturday at the SFNG (Spokane Falls Needlework Guild) meeting. It will be a frame weight. The background is the brown but will be stitched over with the watercolors. I haven't decided if I like needlepoint yet but I am very glad that I get to try it. I love trying new things because you can always learn something!!! We have until the next quarterly meeting, which is in November, to finish the stitching so we can learn how to put it together.
I'm afraid I can't show you the rest of what I have been stitching because they are for exchanges. I can say that there are three Christmas projects I need to do the finishing on. When it gets cooler later in the week.
Have a great day!

6 comments:

staci said...

I love your owl! I've been anxiously searching for the Halloween JCS...don't want to miss out on it!

Marie-P said...

I have not yet stitched from this issue but I want to! Your owl is great and I do love the fabric that you selected.
Are you going to dye the pins??? I have never heard of this. Please email me and fill me in.
Such a nice hat/scarf to keep you warm, just what you want to hear right now. LOL
Look forward to seeing you needlework project.

Dawn B. said...

Very nice Owl !!! The WIP has a good start. I'm waiting on my copy of the JCS magazine. I'm almost ready to mail off your Friendship ornament.

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Sharon said...

Great job on the Owl design. Can't wait to see how you finish it. I am anxious to stitch it myself. I also love your hat and scarf. My favorite color and around here I am already thinking of how warm and cozy they would be.

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