It's a beautiful time of year here in NC. So many of the cherry trees and other flowering trees and shrubs are in bloom. Soon to bloom will be the sweet smelling Wisteria. Birds are everywhere and I've made sure that the Bluebirds have the mealy worms they love so much. Hubby refurbished some bird houses and put up a new one as well. The weather is beautiful.
I've been working on Wedding Row this past week and I'm enjoying the stitch. Going along real well. Decided to change the hugs and kisses to a blue instead of the pink. So I'll go back and redo the pink ones. Want to make a second one for my grandson and his bride as well. Both weddings are in July!
I did mention to ya'll a few weeks back that I've finally turned into a rotation stitcher I believe. Just too many beautiful pieces that I want to do, so found I have gotten into a number of them. So last week I worked some on the French free stitch a long piece that was actually a design from last year. Wasn't too late to get involved though so I did. Below is the first page completed. No need to
hurry with this one. It will be for myself and I'm using the colors called for. Enjoying the piece and the colors too.
One day down the road I will be working up "A Quaker Floral" by Midnight Stitching. Here's a picture of it below. What I did do, was order two skeins of Gloriana thread to work it up. I chose
Seaweed which is full of deep blues, green and purples. I'm will thinking that I may to the actual letters in a solid, but will probably decide for sure when I'm ready to stitch them. Any suggestions would be appreciated though! Let's hear from you my sweet friend! A picture of the actual threads below.
Another picture I want to share and it has nothing at all to do with stitching! The closest my fur baby, Tiny Girl gets to actually being outside, is on the screened porch. Now this porch is like 16 x 20 feet, so she has plenty of room. Lots of birds and squirrels to watch and many comfy places to lay. We have a window above the kitchen sink that looks out onto the porch, and Tiny Girl has realized that if she gets in that window when she's ready to come in, that someone will open the door. So this is what I often look at as I'm puttering at the sink! LOL. She's a stinker!
Now I must let you go once again. I hope you've found this post interesting enough to come back again. I love each and every one of you. So until next time, be well and safe and, "Don't forget to feel the colors".