I love boxes -- all shapes and sizes, so have been collecting different ones. You know how it goes --once something catches your eye you it changes everything. Now when I'm at thrift stores or estate sales, every time a box catches my eye I'm immediately wondering what to stitch for the top of it!. So last night I gathered three that I particularly like, grabbed a crate of CS patterns and started going through them one by one --trying to find the perfect subject for each one and then measure and calculating to see if it would be the perfect size. Thought I had one figured out only to find it was just a little to big.
So tried again tonight, found the perfect pattern (if I eliminate a few things) then saw one of the colors called for was Splendor 801 and thought OH NO WHAT IS THAT. So hopped on the web, found my answer, wondered over here to read your updates and haven't left! But the good news is I have the pattern (and threads) to tackle the first box so that will be this weekends new project.
Finished Little House#1 in their new series for this year, and have the border on #2 almost finished. Decided to stitch a few small things like this for awhile as I needed the satisfaction of finishing something. And that is fun. Will have to post some pictures.
In May I have a week in the mountains of NC with friends. My plan is to pack up some of the projects I've completed stitching and finally fully finish them so I can
display them. Can't wait for that time as trying to find finishing time is always the
Ok. Bedtime. I've enjoyed reading your posts tonight, as I do many nights. Love seeing your work, sensing your satisfaction (and frustrations at times), reading your tips, getting inspired. Sleep well all you night owls.