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Friday, December 30, 2011

Stitching Progress...finally!

At last the post I have promised for weeks, one about stitching!  I really truly meant to only stitch on Elizabeth and Tuscan Rose.  And I did stitch on Tuscan Rose a bit...See?


But then I had this idea for retreat and the shop.  Wouldn't it be nice to put together an exhibit of Little House and Country Cottage designs using the models we have at the shop and asking our stitcher's and retreater's to bring pieces that they have stitched up and finished.  Can you imagine how incredible a display this might be if we have good participation?   Well, I think it would be incredible anyway so I decided maybe I should stitch up a couple I have in my stash which means that TR and E have to be put to the side temporarily.  After retreat I would like to continue to borrow as many pieces as possible and bring the display to the shop so those that aren't at retreat could enjoy it too.  Of course, those that don't live locally will probably take their pieces home with them but it would still be a neat display in the shop.  I started stitching The Inn at Fox River Mill on Christmas Eve and here is my progress so far.

 

I would have had more done if I hadn't got caught up in watching Beverly Hills Cop last night.  That movie is still able to make me laugh even all these years later.  Amy had never heard of it so I put it in her stocking for Christmas.  Amazingly enough...she liked it!!  We don't often like the same movies so I was relieved at her response.

That's it for today, Amy has an appt. this morning that she needs the car for so I have to go to work early in order for her to make it to her appt. on time.  I must say, sharing a car is the pits.  

Take care till next time!

Julie

7 comments:

Suburban Stitcher said...

it's looking beautiful!

Jennifer M. said...

This design is beautiful. Talk about a big accomplishment once it is done.

Happy New Years!
Jen

Mouse said...

oooohhh lovely :) and you can't go wrong with LHN and CCN designs either ... I stitched more than 15 this year alone ... I would lend them to you if it wasn't soooo far away your shop .... wishing you a very merry stitchy new year :) love mouse xxxx

marly said...

Wow. Beautiful! Those scissors are fantastic. Happy New Year!

Siobhan said...

It looks great!

Happy new year!

Rachel S-H said...

great start! I like the idea of the many pieces on display. Seeing finishes always gets my creative juices flowing!

Meari said...

What a great idea for the retreat!

Your stitching looks great.

I had to LOL @ Amy not knowing about BHC. Makes you feel old, doesn't it?