Thursday, 3 December 2015

Angels of the world framed

It took two months but it's finally back from the framers, just in time for Christmas when all my other angels come out :-)

Two Christmas finishes

Reindeer framed

This is an old project but I found an old frame at the charity shop, sprayed it with craft paint and it looks fab :-)

The snowman


These are some sIeepsuits i bought and stitched for a hamper at the local hospital,the monkey sleepsuit is for a friend. I really enjoyed using soluble canvas :-)

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Two little finishes

Two cover kits finished :-)

Saturday, 19 September 2015

Hummingbird framed

Here is a picture of the hummingbird beauty framed and hung up in my daughter's flat. It looks lovely. The frame was easy to find. I have taken the Angels of the world cross stitch to the framers. It will take over a month before it is ready.

Monday, 14 September 2015

Hummingbird blackwork beauty

This is Hummingbird Blackwork beauty from wicks 231. It is stitched on opalescent evenweave but the photos don't show the sparkly bits. It was difficult stitching the blackwork but got easier once I got into it. I think it's really effective and looking forward to seeing it framed. I've stitched this for my daughter for her flat.

Sunday, 23 August 2015

Angels of the world finished

I have finally finished Joan Elliott's Angels of the World. The first pic on the bottom is without the beads. The top pic is the project fully finished and the middle pic is a close up of some of the beading.

I am still in a lot of pain but the stitching is keeping my mind off. I'm starting a new project today called blackwork beauty. I haven't done blackwork before so it's a first for me :-)

Sunday, 16 August 2015

I stitched the world

I managed to stitch the world yesterday :-) I'm looking forward to stitching the rest of it. 
I'm feeling a little better today apart from the horrible headache I've woken up with. It's a nice day today so may take the dogs for a good walk while the pains are mild :-)

Saturday, 15 August 2015

Another stitching day and health update

I've done more stitching today, I ran out of blue 312 for the world but fortunately my daughter lives near a shop that sells DMC. I'm hoping to finish the world today.

 I'm in a lot of pain today in my chest and back. I also have the pressure headache that makes me feel drunk. I feel really queasy too. :-(

Friday, 14 August 2015

Page 3 finished of Joan Elliott's Angels of the world

I've finished page 3 of 4, it's taken longer than my other projects due to sight issues. I started page 4 today but it's been difficult because my hands have been shaky due to FND and severe anxiety. It's an awful condition because you don't know what symptom you will suffer from day to day. I had a scary moment yesterday I was amazed at something that happened thinking Wow!! but seconds later I though silly cow that happens all the time!! It's like I had a total memory wipe for a few seconds. It's happened in the past and its awful. The doctor has referred me to the pain clinic for the nerve pain, I can understand why people go crazy through pain. Try walking around with constant leg and foot cramps, add a mixture of spine pain and a feeling of pressure in your head like someone is squeezing your head and shooting pains in other areas such as the chest and shoulders, that is a usual day for me. I have two weeks off work with a review with GP about how I'm feeling. So I'm sure there will be another update soon xx

Ps. I'm not looking for any sympathy just understanding from those who know me personally xx

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Single white daisy finished

Finally after all this time I finished single white daisy and took it to Majorca in June. My Grandma loved it :-) This is the first time I have ever made a cushion and I was pleased with the result.

More old projects

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Latest updates

Here is an old project, a Margaret Sherry cat I stitched a few years ago but it was stored away. I made it into a card for a friend. The second pics are my latest work in progress Joan Elliott's Angels of the world half done :-)

Thursday, 26 March 2015

70th Birthday Card

Two birthday cards for two special birthdays. The first was for my daughter who turned 21 on the 14th March and the second card is for my Grandma in Majorca, her birthday is on 5th April :-)

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Angels of the world 1st wip pic

This is my pic of Joan Elliott's Angels of the world. It looks fab and the metallic thread really sets it off :-)

Sunday, 11 January 2015

Another Christmas Chickadee

Here's my third Christmas Chickadee. I've stitched this for a friend at work and this is the gorgeous card she made for me. I love rabbits and was born in the year of the rabbit so was appropriate for me :-)

Friday, 2 January 2015

Finished Christmas projects

I'm a bit late putting these on but here's my finished projects. I've started another Christmas chickadee for a work colleague. It will be my third!