Monday 1 March! What happened to February? As my freezing friends in the northern hemisphere look forward to spring, we continue to swelter in 37-42 deg celcius over the last 10 days or so. Yesterday they announced that this is the hottest ever summer for Western Australia. Today is Labour Day so I’ve been enjoying a long (and hot) weekend, which I’ve spent mostly indoors. Which means more stitching tim :LOL:
I’ve made serious inroads to Marriage of the Minds (MOTM), except I ran out of the Gloriana Green Gables. You can see the ‘dry patch’ in the grass to the right. Anyway, the Crewel Goblin kindy rushed me more supplies, which arrived in the mail on Friday. BUT, I’ve only just discovered to my dismay that it’s a brighter green than what I’ve already stitched with 😕 Tell you what, the ups and downs I’ve experienced stitching this sampler soo reflect my 25 yr marriage, it’s uncanny! But, I’m responding with the same resolve and I know it will turn out a beauty 🙂
Here’s my progress so far
The detail in this first part of the sampler is amazing. It took me a bit of time and concentration to complete, but it’s really beautiful.
Aside from stitching, I’ve also been stashing big time :LOL: Hold, on a minute! I can justify the much needed splurge:
- Collect soon to be out of print designs from The Goode Huswife
- Add to my Carriage House Samplings collection
- Add to my Lizzie Kate collection, especially the Green Flip-Its
- Add new designers to my collection – Jardin Prive and Raquel Blasco
- Enhance my scissor collection
- Help to the improve the economy
Perfectly good wise reasons for a stitcher, don’t you think?
It’s past midday already, so I’d better get back to MOTM and put in a few stitches before the day gets away from me.
Wishing you Happy Stitches this first day of March 2010 😉