Well, I'm making good progress in some areas...others, not so much.The cross stitch is coming along pretty quickly. The nice thing is that there's no backstitching in this one so yay!But, this quilt. Ugh. Quilting takes forever. I've got ten weeks to get myself motivated.
And so my accountability begins...I'm currently working on two projects: 1. The Starburst Quilt (during the day when the kiddies are at school) and 2. The Dandelion cross-stitch. I worked on each of them a tiny bit this week, but hopefully, there will be some significant progress next Friday.I'm pinning and drawing lines on the… Continue reading Operation: Tying Up Loose Ends (Week 1)
So, since I am done with TCSTIF, I decided to open my craft basket.Big mistake.Dude, I cannot believe how many unfinished projects I have staring back at me. Too many.So, I'm rolling out Operation: Tying Up Loose Ends which means that, hopefully, by the end of the year I will actually get some of these… Continue reading Operation: Tying Up Loose Ends
Dudes, I'd like to introduce you to The Cross Stitch That Is Finished:*collaspes in relief*Next on the crafting list, finishing up the Starburst quilt.
So, yeah, it's not finished yet. (I forgot how much I absolutely despise backstitching.) But, here's a pic in it's completely cross-stitched, but not-yet-backstitched state.Next week, it should be done because I'm suddenly going to find myself with a ton of free time since the little ones will be back in school. (sob sob)
I told myself when I was able to fit all of the areas needed to be stitched into my hoop, a name change was in order. And last night, finally, I was able to do it. So, no longer will my x-stitch be referred to as The Cross-Stitch That Will Never Be Finished, but it… Continue reading TCSTIAF (Week 71)