Obsession... Confessions of a serial starter
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Name: Dede

Location: Georgetown, DE

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  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

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Saturday, September 08, 2012
It's back!
My stitching mojo, that is.  And I'm sincerely hoping it's back to stay for a bit.  I think the biggest problem was my eyesight.  I started having a hard time focusing with my last set of glasses and when I got these new ones last year it became close to impossible.  I tried all kinds of magnification aids and nothing really worked, either they got in my way or were uncomfortable to wear for long periods.  I finally found a solution with contact lenses.  My reading vision is actually worse with the contacts, but now I can wear reading glasses to stitch and this has made a world of difference.

I have done some stuff over the course of the last year, but for now I'll just post two recent finishes.  The first is Love is Patient by Victoria Sampler.  This was a wedding gift for my brother and was quick and fun to stitch.  I was very nervous about the hardanger seeing how my first attempt at cut thread work was not very fun!  But once I figured out how to do the Greek crosses it wasn't so bad.  The area is not as neat as I would have liked and most of the dove's eyes are a little off-kilter, but still not bad.

The second is The Big Zipper by Bent Creek.  Another fun stitch, but I'm glad it's over.  Going from over 1 on 25 count to over 2 on 18 is really an adjustment!

So that is it for now.  Hopefully another year will not go by before you hear from me again!


Great finishes! I have missed seeing new progress pictures! Glad you are back to stitching.

By Blogger Cathy, at 11:54 PM  

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