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
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  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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This was a surprise
Losing my stitching mojo again?
Trying something new for the new year
And back to my darling
And what have I been up to?
Progress with new rotation
Goodbye My Darling (for now)
And More Darkling
More Darkling
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Sunday, April 27, 2014
Quick Update
I am nearing the end of my neglected projects (one left) and it has been quite interesting.  Things I thought I would really enjoy I found that I didn't and things I thought I wouldn't I did. And there is one project that I love and hate at the same time and still don't know whether it should be delegated to UFO status.  I haven't gotten caught up with updating my web pages so I'm only listing the ones that I have updated.

First is Mouline Rouge.  This is one I thought I would enjoy and turns out I didn't.  I guess stitching all one color was not as relaxing as I thought it would be.  Or maybe I've just lost my taste for quakers.  This will probably end up on the UFO pile.

 Next was Noah's Sub.  It had been quite a while since I worked on this and the last time must not have been the most pleasant experience since I only did about 100 stitches or so before packing it in.  I approached this one with trepidation - I love the design but the actual stitching?  The love of the design won out and I worked on it for over two weeks.  I thought the animals would be tedious but it was so much fun seeing them emerge!  I can't wait to work on this one again now and will probably put it into a "favorite" position when I finally get back to a regular rotation.

Finally (as far as the updates go), is The Phoenix.  My feelings are mixed on this one.  I really love the design and it's not that big so I kept at it even though I wanted to just throw it across the room because the actual stitching is so awful!  Quarter stitches everywhere and a backstitch chart that is so hard to follow I was growling in frustration the whole time.  I also messed up the colors on the backstitching pretty badly and hated doing it so much that I left it. I will probably finish this one though... I know I'm going to hate every minute of it, but the finish product will be lovely (even with all the messed up backstitching)!


Good update. Isn't funny how our tastes change. I seem to have lost my stitching mojo and it is painful to even consider stitching. Maybe by looking at your progress I will find some motivation.

By Blogger Cathy, at 6:40 AM  

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