Obsession... Confessions of a serial starter
About me

Name: Dede

Location: Georgetown, DE

My Profile

E-mail me


Witness the Obsession
(My Picture Gallery - also a Work in Progress!)

  1. Alpine Seasons Garden
  2. American Sampler
  3. And They Sinned
  4. Angel of Frost
  5. Angel of Healing
  6. Antares
  7. Babysitting
  8. Ballet Pigs
  9. Beauty and the Beast
  10. Beauty and the Beasts
  11. Blue Rose Sampler
  12. Bubble Flower
  13. Calling the Crows
  14. Celestial Dragon
  15. Chloris
  16. A Confabulation of Dragons
  17. Curl Up with a Good Book
  18. Days of Advent Sampler
  19. Desert Rose
  20. Dragon Fae 1
  21. Dragon Skies
  22. The Dreamer
  23. Dutch Beauty
  24. Egyptian Garden
  25. Emblem of Love
  26. Emily Lucille
  27. Fairy Dreams
  28. Fairy Moon
  29. Florabundance
  30. Flower Power
  31. Heaven Above
  32. Hope
  33. Houses of Hawk Run Hollow
  34. Jane Longstreth
  35. Jewel of the Sea
  36. Luna, Sol and Stella
  37. Martyrs
  38. Mistress Winter and Jack Frost
  39. Mouline Rouge
  40. Noah's Sub
  41. Peace
  42. Peacock Garden
  43. The Pheonix
  44. Pheonix 1
  45. Pirate and Mermaid
  46. Polar Lights
  47. Princess Asleep
  48. Rae QS
  49. Red Witch
  50. Rose
  51. A Rose Among Thorns
  52. Rose Fae
  53. Salamander
  54. Sea of Roses
  55. Song of the Dead
  56. Soul Mates
  57. Spanish Geometric Sampler
  58. Storykeeper
  59. Taj Mahal
  60. The Tower at Stony Wood
  61. Tree of Life with Dragon
  62. True Colors
  63. Watergarden
  64. Woodland Faerie

Constant Reader

Recent Posts

No new start this week
Back to School
Piggies and Bubbles
Yet Another New Start
I got over 4000 stitches in on The Tower of Stony ...
Back to Normal... Somewhat
How often does this happen?!
And now I'm out of control
A restart and a new start
No HAED this week


December 2005
July 2006
August 2006
September 2006
October 2006
November 2006
December 2006
January 2007
February 2007
March 2007
April 2007
May 2007
June 2007
July 2007
August 2007
September 2007
October 2007
November 2007
December 2007
January 2008
February 2008
March 2008
April 2008
May 2008
June 2008
July 2008
August 2008
September 2008
October 2008
November 2008
January 2009
February 2009
March 2009
April 2009
July 2009
August 2009
September 2009
December 2009
January 2010
March 2010
April 2010
May 2010
June 2010
July 2010
August 2010
September 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011
March 2011
April 2011
June 2011
September 2011
September 2012
October 2012
November 2012
January 2013
March 2013
April 2013
July 2013
August 2013
September 2013
December 2013
January 2014
February 2014
April 2014
January 2015
February 2015


Sunday, September 26, 2010
My cat the hunter
I'm so proud of him and have decided that despite his faults he can stay. He loves catching mice! In fact, he growled at my daughter when she tried to take one away from him. I had my doubts about him because he ignored the mouse my son pointed out to him last year. I guess he was just too young then because he's definitely not ignoring them now.

On to the cross stitch...

This week I worked on Dragon Skies and Fairy Dreams by Lavender and Lace. I think the last time I worked on that was in 2004!
Once again, I spent some extra time on Dragon Skies and was sad to put her away. I'm already looking forward to the next time I get to work on her -- I hope to get that top part of the dragon done.

On the flip side, I'm afraid I only worked on Fairy Dreams for two days. That was primarily because I got my supplies for Chatelaine's Peacock Garden from European Cross Stitch and can't wait to get started on it. And unfortunately my OCD won't allow me to skip forward in my rotation! But I can truncate it a little bit.

Despite that, I did find that I enjoyed working on Fairy Dreams. I just love the colors! I did forget to backstitch her face, though, and am considering leaving it that way. I think all the HAEDs I do have shown me that the backstitch isn't always necessary and I think her face is quite clear without it. Who knows, though? It will probably be years before I pick this one up again and my opinions may have changed completely by then!


Both of your projects are lovely. I can't wait to see what Peacock Garden will look like.

By Blogger Cathy, at 9:44 PM  

Post a Comment

Copyright © 2006-10 Dede Sorensen                   Template updated: 1/9/10
Web set copyright © 2004 Eye for Beauty