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Monday, November 28, 2016

That Grey Area

I hope everyone had a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. So now we have entered what I have decided to call "the grey area", it's that time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. We've had Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday...now what's next? I don't know about you but I have been stitching away.  Here are my updates: First up is "Leilani the Hula Dancer" I got a lot more work done on her, I really like beading as I go. It all comes alive and when I finish, I'm done.
"Game of Thones Houses &Banners" is next and I finished the banner I showed in my last post. 
Six down with three more to go.  Next I worked on my Hogwarts Crest, I started doing some of the back stitch, I love the snake so far.
I am getting close to a finish on Holy, Holy, she needs her border. Who knows maybe before Christmas.

 I do have one new start, it is "Earthly Treasures" from Plum Street Samplers. I'm stitching it on 18ct Ivory aida, I'm not crazy about the border on this one so my plan is to leave it off.
Last but not least I wanted to share a project by my friend Irene's husband Joseph.  First of all, he stitched this beautiful carousel horse on the door. Then he did all of the wood working on this fantastic cabinet with the spinning carousel on the top. Lastly he picked out the lovely carousel crystal candy dish that is tucked inside all by himself.


This is one very talented man. Congratulations to Joseph for a gorgeous finished project.
That is about all for today, it's time for me to make some wonderful little xxs.

13 comments:

gracie said...

Wonderful progress

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Katie said...

Fantastic progress on your stitching. Wow that wooden cabinet is just beautiful!

Marilyn said...

Great progress on all.
You've been busy!
Joseph's project is just beautiful, what talent.
Marilyn

Julie said...

Wonderful and talented woodworker and such pretty stitches you have been putting in too.

Mii Stitch said...

Great progress!!
Love the HP crest & the wooden cabinet looks fantastic.

Vickie said...

Minnie I love Holy, Holy. Go for it! Get it done for Christmas!!
Joseph did such an awesome, beautiful, gorgeous job! Wow! Stunning!

Michelle-ozark crafter said...

Your dancer is quite adorable and I love all the other stitchie things too! We had a good thanksgiving. I made crockpot tamale pie and spanish rice and Jack made carrot cake. Quite good!

Glengary Glenros said...

Hi happy thanksgiving

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Great work on all your stitching. I love the GoT banners.
But oh my goodness, look at that amazing wooden cabinet, what a talented man. It's beautiful.

Justine said...

Beautiful stitching Minnie, you really have some lovely projects on the go at the moment. Leilani is very pretty and I like the Harry Potter one too. Your friend's husband is so talented!

Astrids dragon said...

Everything looks great, I'm really liking the Leilani and the banners.
Wow, the carousel horse and cabinet is just stunning!

Heather said...

Great progress on everything! The backstitch really makes the Hogwarts Crest :) I love the carousel progress it'd be nice if I could woodwork too!