Cross Stitch #WIP Updates (November 2017)

Should I even try to look up to see how long it has been since I made a stitchy update on the blog? I mean beyond an Instagram re-post, an actually, hey this is what’s up with me and my needle post… hmm… Let’s not and just pretend I’ve been here all along. Well, in all honesty, since the last time I was rambling here I have had three finishes including In the Arms of an Angel (Lavender and Lace 47), Woodland Enchantress (Dimensions Gold Collection by Ruth Sanderson aka Christmas Fairy), and Patriotic Angel (Dimensions Gold Collection). This is in addition to the earlier finish of my oldest daughter’s Holly Hobbie (Bucilla) birth sampler which I believe I have shown you previously. Through out this year and last I have been stitching away, but things have been chaotic with taking a new avenue in our homeschooling methods as well. . .

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The Time Traveler #WIP #xstitch

I took off two days to rest my wrist. I spent this evening relaxing, watching a 1980s movie 🎥, watching my husband snuggle with my two middle children, my oldest (8) calmly getting my (6m) baby to sleep in her bouncy seat, while stitching away. It was absolutely blissful. #labyrinth #thetimetraveler #timetraveler #drwho #joanelliott #fantasydyedfabrics
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The Time Traveler #WIP #xstitch Start

When you can no longer focus well enough to thread the needle, and the baby is squirming on the monitor, then it is time to call it a night right? #fantasydyedfabrics #pointdecroix #xstitchersofinstagram #xstitch #crossstitch #craftblogger #stitchmaynia #stitchfromstash2017 #stitchersofinstagram #joanelliott #dmcfloss #opalescent #lugana from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2y41JKJ

Fall Faerie #WIP #xstitch Update

Well it took me all day (stopping for multiple child attention bits) but I have finally made it all the way to the far left corner of page one. I think I’m done for today on this one, but I look forward to pulling it out next week as it will be much easier going left to right instead!! #flosstube #xstitchersofinstagram #xstitch #stitchersofinstagram #stitchmaynia #stitchfromstash2017 #fairy #fallfairy #fallfaerie #ruthsanderson #ruthsandersonart #dimensionsgoldcollection #pointdecroix from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2AmGeWG

The Time Traveler #WIP #xstitch Start

And so it begins… (the color doesn’t look quite right in my picture. It is more pink than fuschia.) #joanelliott #lugana #thetimetraveler #timetraveler #2017starts #drwho #stitchmaynia #crossstitch #xstitch #xstitchersofinstagram #pointdecroix #fantasydyedfabrics from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2zgj84f

The Little Stitching Fairy #WIP #xstitch Update

When my eyes start showing fatigue, I guess I better call it a night. I spent the morning in my Fall Fairy and then the evening on my @joanelliottdesign Little Stitching Fairy. I just love this pattern. ❤️ I’m stitching her on my first piece of #handdyedfabricsbystephanie and I’m really enjoying plotting how to add in the Fairy Garden Alphabet letters for my girls.
I need to decide a way to add a letter for my son as well. Any recommendations?
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ASIT #WIP #xstitch Update

My first ten block is complete! I know it is not much to look at yet. However I hope by the end of today it will be a bit more. This is my HAED ASIT RS MC on 18 count Aida 2×1.
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Fall Fairy #WIP #xstitch

Well now that I’ve watched five more Flosstube videos a d subscribed to a few more… here is the stopping point for the night. It is after all after 1 am! Eek!! I guess I’ll be expecting it hat baby to wake soon… 🍼
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The Raven Queen #WIP #xstitch

Making progress and this tower is finished. While working on the border something isn’t quite adding up but I think it was the spire which is in negative space anyway so I think I will just leave it.
Really enjoying Mirabilia’s The Raven Queen on Sunny Dyes Raven painted opalescent fabric.
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The Raven #WIP #xstitch

Making progress. But gonna switch it up and move to another for a bit. #flosstube #xstitchersofinstagram #xstitch #crossstitch #ladda #theraven #poe #edgarallanpoe #raven #havana #weeksdyeworks #dmcfloss from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2yLmZaE Related: The Raven Queen WIP  The Raven (Start)  Halloween Project! Chart Name: The Raven Designer: La-D-Da Stitch Count: 161w X 64h Finished Design size:  approx. ~ 10 3/4 X 4 1/4 inches My fabric choice: 30-count Weeks Dye Works Havanna 100% linen – Hand Dyed Materials purchased: Stitchers Inc. Specialty bits & bobs: Hand dyed thread and fabric Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, …    And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain Thrilled me—filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before;     So that now, to still the beating of my heart, I stood repeating     “’Tis some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door— Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door;—    . . .

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Keep Calm

My plans for today. Actually I was attempting to take a selfie and mention my plans to cross stitch the day away regardless thirst the shirt says quilt as it is my passion. But instead of taking a vertical photo my finger switches it to square and this is the result. I’ll take it. #craftblogger #quiltersofinstagram #quilting #xstitch #xstitchersofinstagram #flosstube from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2h3NGhA