Wednesday 11 September 2013

Red work and other things.

One minute it was the 1st September and now it's the 11th. Could someone please find a way to slow down time! I thought I would show you what I've been working on recently. Things haven't moved very far but there is some progress.  I always knew the beginning of the month would be a little slow as I had some resubmission dissertations to mark and they take a lot of time.

First the red work I'm working on 'Its a dog's life'. Here's how it will look when it's finished.

When I started work on this I was using an embroidery hoop which I don't usually do for back stitch. I found I couldn't make my stitches even so I was getting annoyed with it.

I have now done some more of it and I like how it is coming.

I also started the Christmas tree cross stitch.

Completed so far,

The sky is done in half cross stitch. Finally from the embroidery point of view here is the last square I completed in my millennium sampler. 

The square I've just started has butterflys on it and is representing Charles Darwin.

I also managed to make the quilt sandwich for my 'Happy Anniversary' Quilt yesterday. It is 80 x 80 inches so I had to use the floor which meant waiting until everyone else was out and I banished Scamp and Picasso to the kitchen. I shall be starting on the quilting today.

I'm linking up with Connie at Freemotion by the river for her Tuesday Linky party and with Lee at Freshly Pieced for her WIP Wednesday.

Hope you day is going well.



  1. You've gotten a lot accomplished in the first 11 days!

  2. Wow you work really fast...I'm slower than a snail.

  3. You're being very productive --I wish I could say the same!

  4. Beautiful work and love seeing the doggies! I agree that time just seems to fly by!
    Thanks for sharing.
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