Monday, February 4, 2013

New Start!

Hi All,
After watching everyone elso making awesome new starts I finally got to make one to. This is Up On The Rooftop  ornament by HAED.  It also marks the first time I have used anything other then aida. I am doing this on 25ct lagauna 1 over 1. I will say after stitching on that then moving back to the 20ct aida I'm using on Izzy the aida and using 2 threads felt huge.
So here is my measly start.
And for a small ornie it still has 4 pages to work so fingers crossed it will be done for Christmas and look like this

Izzy still grows a little more each week.
I got a few more charts to add to the stash pile.
From HAED I got The Game Is On. I'm thinking of doing this on a hand dyed blue.
I don't think I will be doing the writing when I do start it but who knows by then lol.

And from Tilton crafts ( Tilton Crafts ) this is called Champ by Judith Gibson
They have lots of awesome charts and are well worth a check out since at the moment they also have a sale on.

I also got my prize from Ewa this week which was a nice big piece of 18ct aida, needles and a tin to keep them in(the needles that is lol). Thankyou Ewa!

And don't forget if you want to enter my giveaway just check out the previous post and I will draw a winner on Friday sometime.
Cheers,Sharine



8 comments:

  1. Good luck! Those charts are too much for me to attempt...I'm not even tempted, although I've seen some very lovely happy dances!

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  2. Great new start and great progress on Izzy. Love your new stash.

    Linda

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  3. What a gorgeous new start =) I'm crossing my fingers for you to have it finished by Christmas (I am confident) =)
    Wonderful stitching on Izzy =)

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  4. Great progress and new start too :D

    those ornaments I cannot decided on, I would love to stitch some but as you say four pages seems like a lot of work for something which is only going to be on show 3 or 4 weeks of the year!

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  5. Happy New Start! But FOUR pages for an ORNAMENT?! You are a better woman than I, Sharine! :O)

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  6. You are making great progress on Izzy. I think your new stash acquisition is really pretty. I can't believe 4 pages for an ornament but I know it will be beautiful.

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  7. great stitching :D I love your new chart :D

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  8. Nice start on your "little" ornie! The turtles will look nice on hand-dyed blue fabric, since you won't have to stitch the whole thing. The horse is gorgeous! Keep up the great stitching, Sharine!

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