Friday, June 17, 2016

Friday Wrap-Up

Happy Friday everyone!
I hope everybody had a great week.

It has been a pretty good week for me, very busy...
...and some stitching progress.

First, I have another finish...
..."Proud Little Peacock" is all done!

I think he turned out very cute!
I did learn that trying to complete a French knot outside, when it is a bit windy...
...not a good idea.  
It took me four tries to finally get the knot to look decent.

Next, I went back to work on the foxes...
(where I left off)

(and where I am now)
I think it is coming along a quite nicely.
(Pattern is by Fox You are So Crafty on Etsy.)

My only problem with this piece is that I cut the fabric a bit too small.  I have enough room for all the stitching and for what I have planned to finish the piece, but it doesn't fit well in my hoop.  I can stitch the foxes just fine, but finishing the border is going to be a challenge.
Oh well, I will just do my best.

Then I went back to work on my "You Are my Sunshine" piece...
(where I left off)

(and where I am now)
(Pattern designed by Stitchrovia on Etsy.)

I think it is coming along pretty well.

And lastly, a new start...
Mini Sherlock characters...

(Pattern designed by Wee Little Stitches on Etsy.)

Well, that is what I've been up to...
Hope everyone has a great weekend, filled with lots of stitching!

14 comments:

  1. Great work this month! I've been catching up on blog reading. I love all the different Etsy shops you have discovered. I love the subversive Disney designs, I'm torn between Alice and Snow Not-so White!
    How sweet of the bird designer to make one just for you too. Her peacock is another favourite.

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    1. Thank you Jo!
      I've been finding way too many shops on Etsy lately...
      ...there will definitely be lots of new patters and shops. :)

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  2. Lots of lovely little crosses you have been putting in. The foxes are really sweet.

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  3. Love all the projects your working on Carrie and nice progress.

    Linda

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  4. Lovely finish. I've been eyeing "Sunshine" on Etsy too, the message and design are cool. Have a wonderful stitching weekend:)

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    1. Thank you Gominam! I really like the "Sunshine" piece and love that the patterns are tablet friendly.

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  5. Ooh that Stitchrovia is on my wish list! Loooove Emma Congdon designs. Excellent stitchy progress though! I feel lazy now...

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    1. Thank you Toneea!
      I really like the designs by Stitchrovia and I'm sure I'll be adding more to my pattern collection.

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  6. So cute! Lovely progress on all your projects :D

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  7. Oooh Carrie, you have been busy indeed!! Look at all those sweet projects, they are all adorable. The sweet little peacock is just so so cute.

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