Friday, February 1, 2013

Big post for me!

I was given a lovely compliment on my stitches looking so lovely and also asked if I ever had to tear out and redo stitches.  I must say heartily that yes, i do make mistakes and have to rip out.  Sometimes I make such a huge mistake I have to tear out nearly half of what I have done!

I have decided to work on these Precious Moments girls for my next project.  I have the fabric I will use with them.  One change is with the Autumn one as I will kool-aid dye it with yellows and oranges to go a bit better.





 Here is my first finish for the year!  I finished it up tonight.  It was a pleasant stitch!

 We had a beautiful sunset this evening.

 Silly Sylvia after we had played for a bit.
Thanks for the visit.  Blessings and huggles!


Mii Stitch said...

Congrats on your finish!!! It looks fantastic :) Also like your lovely new choices, they are sooo cute :)

Stress Less said...

The patterns are lovely. I can't wait to see your progress.

Stress Less said...

I forgot to say that I love the piece you just finished. I have a seasons piece kind of like this but with chairs instead of flowers. Maybe I'll work on it soon. Thanks for the inspiration. Have a great day.

Minnie said...

Your finish is gorgeous and the Precious Moment charts are so cute. I can hardly wait to see some progress on them. Will you stitch one at a time or try a rotation with them all?

Anonymous said...


What a lovely sunset!
Your next projects are very sweet and congrats on your lovely finish.
Sylvia is so cute.
Happy weekend,

The imPerfect Housewife said...

Thanks for inspiring me to get stitching again! I can already tell how much more calm I am when I'm working on a project. And yes, tearing out and re-doing stitches is just part of the process.

When I got married (25-1/2 years ago), I made each of the bridesmaids a cross-stitch Precious Moments bridesmaid from their Special Occasions book, or one of those. I wish I would've made the bride and groom ~ but I guess there's still time, right? :)

Lana said...

Congrats on your lovely finish!! I love those P.M. pieces! My mom collects Precious Moments (The figurines!) and I have a few stitching books of Prec. Moments that I need to work on! I can't wait to see your progress!

Deborah Spaulding said...

Congratulations of your finished project Michelle. It is beautiful. Love the Precious Moment girls you are going to work on next. Thank you for sharing your Sylvia pictures.

Brenda said...

Your first finish of the year is a great one, so pretty. Visiting your site has me itching to pull out a cross stitch project and get to work. Sylvia is as lovely as ever, I always enjoy her antics. Have a blessed weekend!

Dee said...

I appreciate your honesty on having to redo pieces once in awhile :)It gives me hope with my fumbled attempts at stitching. Your sky photo's are lovely silhouettes. So very pretty. It has been awhile since I have seen precious moments...I always found them to be sweet. It looks like a pleasant project for you. Give Sylvia a scratch behind the ears for me. :)